Smart Homes are a hot topic of discussion today and with good reason. Amazon's Alexa is making virtual home assistants a reality and companies like Nest are working to integrate even the smallest of tasks into your smartphone or computer. But are consumers really ready for the completely connected home? Sister site BUILDER talked with Vivint Smart Homes about the different ways to get connected and what consumers biggest fears are:

Because of the newness of the category consumers ask if smart homes are secure and safe. We kind of compare this to when people first started mobile banking, saying “accessing my accounts from my phone, is that really safe?” At the end of the day consumers will gain confidence and trust in smart home products, and that’s what we expect to happen here in the smart home category.

The entire interview is well worth your time, so click on the link below and read the full exchange over at BUILDER.

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