14th of April. FINMARKET.RU – The smart home market in Central and Eastern Europe has grown by 6.4%, IDC reports. According to analyst Jan Prenosil, such a result was made possible largely thanks to Russia, where the popularity of smart speakers is growing every month. In 2020, 25.3 million units were sold in Europe, the speaker market grew by 11.9%. In total, 41.3 million smart home devices were shipped in Europe in the fourth quarter of 2020, which is 12.2% more than in the same period in 2019, writes Rossiyskaya Gazeta.