Smart TV Mirrors Top List of Most-Desired Bathroom Technology

84% of consumers worldwide find smart bathroom mirrors as appealing heading into 2021.


Technology has definitely invaded the bathroom, and it goes well beyond checking your phone while sitting on the toilet. According to a global study by, LED TV Mirrors are the most searched smart bathroom technology online with nearly 60,000 related monthly searches.

Meanwhile, heading into 2021, a separate survey by reveals that 84% of consumers worldwide label smart mirrors as the second-most appealing bathroom technology, second only to sanitizing bathroom accessories.

In terms of online searches, a Japanese toilet also known as a Bidet Toilet is the second most prevalent smart bathroom gadget most desirable to homeowners with 49,560 searches made globally per month. The toilet not only flushes and sprays, but also cleans and dries at the touch of a remote control.

Automatic Soap Dispensers fall next in line with 22,910 searches for all related key phrases that rank, followed by whirlpool bathtub.

Closing the top 10 most-searched bathroom technologies are two shower technologies: Shower Speakers and Smart Shower with 5,540 and 4,720  combined global searches.

2021 Bathroom Technology Outlook

Meanwhile, also surveyed 3,561 homeowners to reveal the five technologies that are most appealing in 2021:

  1. Sanitizing bathroom accessories – 89%
  2. Smart mirrors — 84%
  3. Smart showers – 76%
  4. Self-cleaning toilets — 67%
  5. Water conservation systems – 43%
While LED mirrors occupy the top spot on many consumers’ wish lists, other smart products like smart showers and smart toilets have gained in popularity.

Stefan Gheorghe, spokesperson at, notes, “Smart home technology has come leaps and bounds, offering a whole host of smart devices that not only make our lives that little bit easier, but also conserve water, electricity and the environment.

“It’s clear with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, sanitizing technologies have soared, paving the way for automatic dispensers to be encouraged for domestic and commercial use where possible. And although smart home technologies remain slightly more expensive, homeowners are beginning to see the added ROI on such products especially for property resale and the long-term investment on money saved.

“It seems the skepticism that once existed is beginning to diminish with more than 213,000 related searches for smart bathroom technologies around the world, indicating a significant interest.” 

About the Author

Jason Knott
Jason Knott:

Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald's Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.




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