Brazil: preferences about connected devices 2017

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey carried out in Brazil in April 2017 to find out which were the general public’s preferences regarding the "Internet of Things" (electronic devices connected to the internet and often inter-connected). When asked which connected devices and apps they would be in favor of using, 92 percent of respondents answered that they supported the use of an emergency button in their smartphones or smartwatches to tell the police their location in case of emergency.

Share of people who support the use of Internet of Things (IoT) in Brazil as of April 2017, by type of device

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Release date

August 2017



Survey time period

April 6 to 18, 2017

Number of respondents

Over 1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Figures were retrieved from this Unisys Security Index infographic.

"Internet of Things" (IoT) refers to machines, devices, sensors, cars, cameras, appliances and other items that are connected to the Internet and often to each other. Examples of connected devices include: Smart TVs, smartwatches, GPS navigation devices, electronic toll collection devices and wireless fitness trackers.

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