Just like smartphone technologies have been around for years and are always evolving and improving. Home tech products use computers and other futuristic gadgets to perform a variety of automated tasks that are typically focused on one goal, which makes our lives easier. This trend has been further exacerbated by the epidemic where home buyers are now looking for smart technologies like no-touch features, home automation and applications that reduce the number of high touch points in the home.
Smart Call: Equipped with features like temperature gauges and efficiency sensors, smart calls are slowly entering the home. They make it easy for people to be careful about how much water is used in their home, and it is possible to design a faucet that can store 15,000 gallons of water per unit per year. In this way an important resource like water can be saved. The use of this technology also saves energy and since there is no need to touch the valve, smart calls are healthy and pollution-free.
Wireless sensors for doors and windows: These are high-tech devices used to monitor doors and windows that can provide perfect security for home and office. It is an affordable security measure that alerts homeowners to any suspicious activity. It can be easily synced with the smartphone app and help people keep track of their home security throughout the day.
Smart Air Purifier: As the level of internal pollution in our city is increasing, air purifiers have become essential for the home. Breathing in fresh and pure air has never been more important. A good air purifier can reduce coughs, eye irritation, sneezing, headaches and other symptoms caused by tiny contaminants floating inside the house. As a result of these filters, airborne toxins are removed from the air, especially those that are known to cause significant health problems.
Smart Home Lock: Smart locks can be keyed or keyless, allowing Deadbolt to be assigned by a code or key. The new technology also provides tools such as burglar protection, requiring a person to enter a random number before entering the code, automatically locking the door after 30 seconds, and alerting security in case of intruders.
Smart lighting: The growth of smart city projects and the development of smart buildings are driving the adoption of smart lighting, resulting in increasing market growth. Consumers are now looking for features like dimming, color change and mood settings in their lighting system. Google Home and Alexa are using the IoT ecosystem to create products that can be controlled via voice assistant.
With the proliferation of smart devices and affordable internet connections, the demand for home automation continues to grow. The use of technology will thus revolutionize our way of life. Home appliances today offer smart, connected and energy-efficient features that improve the quality of life of consumers. Smart home systems have seen huge growth and adoption worldwide in the last 2 to 3 years and now Indian consumers are also embracing the smart home revolution.
(Anaisha Cooper is director of Spenta Corporation)