Do you wish for an app that lets you know when to buy new milk, remove grass strains, or remotely let the repairmen know that things need to be fixed. Well, technology is all about getting smarter with each passing day and manufacturers have already started building home appliances that communicate easily with you as well as among themselves, helping us eventually head toward having a single user interface that can manage our entire home. Considering the new wave in home electronics, many major players in the industry are taking a crack at newer technologies that can let your home tech gadgets communicate with you as well as each other.
Let’s take a sneak peek at some of the home automation technologies and tech gadgets that are turning our homes into a digital paradise.
- Samsung T9000 – Much more than just a refrigerator
The first wave of digitally equipped tech gadgets is already here as we welcome refrigerators that feature touchscreen. Samsung has already turned your refrigerator into a billboard, a baby monitor, and even a multi-media notepad that lets you jot down every idea that come across your mind, build your grocery list, track down food that lies in your fridge and find recipes to match the inventory. Controlled by your smartphone, the Samsung T9000 refrigerator can also act as your baby monitor. When you place your phone in your kid’s room, the fridge’s control panel turns into a small baby monitor that lets you closely monitor your child even while working in the kitchen.
With technology touching every sphere of our home, how can we leave our washers behind?
- Samsung ‘smart’ washing machines for a smarter you
What if your washing machine detects your laundry load and adjusts the detergent and water levels automatically? Well, stuff as this have become things of the past and now manufacturers have taken a ‘smart’ route and have used wireless technology to let you control your washers directly from your smartphone. Using Wi-Fi technology, the washing machine possesses “smart control system” to streamline your laundry process. Using a wireless router and a smartphone app, this tech gadget informs the user when a wash is done by sending a notification alert on your phone.
- Numi toilet
Who doesn’t wish for a high-tech toilet that’s not only water efficient, but also highly functional. This innovative technology will surely make its way to your home. Beautifully designed and coupled with most advanced tech features, Kohler Numi Toilet is touted as the world’s most advanced toilet that has been engineered to bring the finest features for best in-person comfort and cleaning at a price of $6400. Its advanced features list include a motion activated lid, deodorizer, integrated air dryer, foot warming, heated seat, illuminated panels, and music control. This latest tech gadget also offers touch screen remote control and magnetic docking station for better control options, making it the best high tech toilet in class.
The current crop of digital technology might help you save your time, but they will become really exciting when they start saving your money as well. If you are looking for one such digitally connected device that saves your electricity bills, then Nest is an answer for you.
- Nest – A prototype thermostat of the future
Nest is a little artificially intelligent robot that can learn your living habits in a week and help you save on your power bills by controlling the temperatures in your house. Just answer a few simple questions and the tech gadget will optimize itself for you by remembering the temperatures you like and scheduling itself automatically. Like, it automatically turns off your AC few minutes in advance, but keeps the fan running to cut down on your energy costs. Not just this, Nest also automatically turns itself to an energy-efficient ‘Away’ temperature when you’re out of your house to avoid heating or cooling an empty home.
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