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Simply Smart: The Challenges & Opportunities of Smart Appliances in the Home

Smart appliances are on the rise, taking up an ever more prominent role in people’s lives. At the same time, the legislative environment for these types of products is developing – and changing – quickly.

Smart appliances are on the rise, taking up an ever more prominent role in people’s lives. At the same time, the legislative environment for these types of products is developing – and changing – quickly.

In that context, important questions are being raised regarding product safety and security, liability and privacy of data. 

Therefore, the home appliance industry in Europe, represented by CECED, brought together policy makers, manufacturers, standardisation bodies, testing facilities and consumers, to discuss the current and future regulatory framework for the safety, security, privacy and liability of connected and smart appliances that can be found in and around the Smart Home.