Integrated Smart Homes
The future of smart home technology will focus on how it can be built into the home as a standard feature.
19:44 20 July 2017
Smart home technologies are definitely here to stay and their focus is to provide homeowners convenience and increased efficiency. Due to its growing popularity, the future of building homes will more likely to incorporate this technology.
When automating one’s home, the best way to start is to invest in personal assistant devices like Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo and Google Home that provide users a central hub needed to effortlessly monitor their home’s security, lights, sound and climate from one central device.
Aside from convenience, smart home technologies can also help users save hundreds or even thousands of dollars per year. Solar technologies and home batteries, for example, are emerging technologies that can power one’s home using renewable energy. This can be complemented with a car charging station now that many electric vehicles are making their way to the market. Setting up a charging station in the garage is a good way to maximise efficiency.
It is expected that smart homes will continue to interact with the home’s WiFi network with focus on appliances and personal devices, such as smart refrigerators that can create a grocery list or smart bread toasters and coffee makers that will automatically turn on after your morning alarm has gone off.