MAKE YOUR HOME ‘SMARTER’

EVEN IF YOU WERE AWAY, WOULD YOU NOT LIKE TO BE ABLE TO VACUUM YOUR FLOORS, OPEN THE DOOR FOR YOUR GUESTS, AND HAVE YOUR ROBOTIC KITCHEN TO COOK SOMETHING FOR YOU?

‘Internet of Things’ that can be described as ‘the smart network of physical objects or things that contain embedded technology to communicate or interact with the manufacturer, operator, or other connected devices’ is a new technology trend. By means of this system, you will be able to manage devices connected to it from distance.

Here are the best of those devices that are going to prepare you for the future…

DYSON 360 EYE
Dyson’s robot vacuum cleaner maps the whole room with the assistance of its 360-degree-camera. To clean everywhere, it changes the locations of objects that are on its way. Its miniature engine, and cyclone technology enable the robot have more suction power than others do. Its mobile application called Dyson Link allows users follow the cleaning process and adjust the cleaning map.

ECOBEE3

It is not hard to find a thermostat that follows your heating routines and sends informative messages to your phone. The difference of Ecobee3 is that it can make separate adjustments to temperature of each room. The system that is set by installing a sensor in each room shares data through wireless network connection. Its smart software can make automatic adjustments in accordance with the time of day and outside temperature. When you leave the house, sensors pick up that there are no movements inside and turns off the climate system.

LOCKITRON BOLT

Thanks to a smart lock, you can forget about the trouble of losing your keys, you can open the door for your guests, or close it after they leave even if you are not home. Lockitron has many competitors; however, its difference is that it works through a low energy consuming smart watch or wristband with Bluetooth. Through an additional Bridge module, state of your door can be viewed online or an e-mail consisting of an entrance password for your guests can be sent.

JIBO
This camera that can trace your movements through a face recognizing software and a triaxial engine is actually a social robot that can speak. You can speak English to this robot that follows your social media accounts and recognizes you and have fun with its simple artificial intelligence. You can have the robot assist you through its connected smart devices.

MOLEY ROBOTICS

Smart kitchen devices might make things easier for you; however, cooking is still your responsibility. At least, this was how we thought until we met Moley’s device. The super smart robotic kitchen can follow directions of online recipes, and measure, cut, slice, and cook ingredients thanks to its arms. It is going to come on to the market in 2017.    

SAMSUNG WF12F9E6P4W

What would a laundry machine have to do with Wi-Fi? This machine with 12 kg capacity and high efficiency enables users to start the washing process remotely. This way your laundry finishes washing by the time you come home. It can send you an SMS message when the job is complete or you can follow the process through Smart Control application via your iOS or Android mobile device.  

NETATMO

Imagine a security camera that tracks who comes to your home. Now, add a face recognizing software and you will always know who is at your door. You can create a welcome message for strangers, as well as recording activities of family members.



PHILIPS HUE
Philips Hue is the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions smart home lighting. The light bulb that saves energy through LED lighting can be managed by a mobile application with Wi-Fi connection. It is very easy to turn it on and off, but the greatest part of it is that it can switch to different colors. Therefore, you can have lighting that reflects your mood.

MR COFFEE

Meet Mr. Coffee that is going to make coffee for you whenever you want it from your smart phone. The device that can be managed through Wi-Fi connection and a mobile application can make your coffee ready in the mornings. This coffee machine with a capacity of ten cups is only sold in the USA; however, you can turn any coffee machine into a similar one by purchasing WeMo Insight Switch.

PARROT POT
Who does take care of your plants when you’re away? Let Parrot Pot do the job. This pot with Bluetooth can water your plant by means of its water reservoir. Thanks to this device that can moisture plants, measure light and temperature of the environment, the moisture level of the soil, and rate of fertilizer, you can grow plants, even if you don’t know how to care for them.

SMARTER IKETTLE
The kettle with Wi-Fi connection can be managed through mobile devices with Android and iOS operating systems. You can adjust the temperature that the machine would stop boiling, and have it warn you when the job is done or when the water is boiled away completely.

ORAL-B PRO SMARTSERIES 7000
Oral-B that adds Bluetooth to automatic toothbrush targets to protect your oral health by assisting you to brush right. As the smart phone application warns you about the parts of your mouth that you should brush, it also assists you about the brushing time and pressure.