Digital applications invade Flemings’ personal lives

Smart home applications have piqued the interest of Flemings, but only a small number has already used them, indicating a source of untapped potential. Meanwhile, voice-controlled virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa remain uncommon. Many Flemings are convinced that the use of digital applications causes them to spend less time with their families, or compels them to stay in touch with their work constantly. 4 in 10 feel like digital applications have invaded their personal lives.

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Prof. Dr. Lieven De Marez

Head of imec - Ghent University - MICT

Each year since 2009, imec releases the digimeter report, revealing new insights into media and technology adoption, use rate and opinion trends among citizens of Flanders. A singular research project, digiMeter brings valuable information about Flemish media users available to institutions, companies and the general public. 

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