Smart technology now permeates every facet of our daily lives, with the Internet of Things (IoT) taking off in a big way in recent times.

A survey by PwC found that 55 per cent of Australians surveyed now own a wearable device, while estimates by Telsyte suggested that the average household will have 24 internet-connected devices by 2019. This rapid adoption of smart technology has meant that we are now able to consume in a…