During the last years , the word smart home and smart home gadgets , have become more ubiquitous describing mainstream Gadgets affordable to a large consumer base ,these smart home gadgets ranging from security devices , temperature monitoring devices , smart electric plugs and the list goes on , these smart home gadgets have been able to create and penetrate this huge consumer gadget market just after the global wide spread of smart phone use that served as a simple customisable user control panel for controlling the tasks and functionalities of these smart home gadgets , in this blog article , you’re gonna explore how a smart home with custom automated features was just a concept portrayed only in movies filmed inside wealthy individuals mansions , how the global widespread adoption of smartphone use has sparked the creation of a huge market of smart home gadgets and finally how Smart home gadgets have contributed to a big positive impact on the individual well being at house and the future is promising thanks to modern current progress
1 A smart home with custom automated features was just a concept portrayed only in movies filmed inside wealthy individuals mansions
This reality can be hard to imaging especially by millenials who were born during the beginning of the peak of the information revolution that took place in the beginning years of 2000 when personal electronic gadgets have seen a considerable price drop ranging from laptops , portable music players , personal cameras etc .This peek of information revolution took place between 2007 and 2012 when all these personal computing devices mentioned above merged into a single pocket personal device which is the modern smartphone .The biggest modern advance in electronic ship fabrication that has contributed to mass manufacturing at cheaper prices electronic components like micro processors , memories , ccd cameras and displays , This modern advance in electronic ship fabrication was the engine of the information revolution . This advance in electronic ship fabrication has also made smart home gadgets a commodity . For illustrating this contribution , home security cameras were available just in these last years and in the past , it was not an available choice , because the electronic components were primitive and prohibitively expensive and they were used just in business locations like corporate buildings , super markets and banks etc . The modern advance in electronic ship fabrication has enabled the development of smart home security cameras at just 200 $ with extremely amazing technical features like the Eufy evercam , a home security camera that functions for a whole year on a single charge .
Eufy evercam smart home security camera ( world’ first security camera functioning for a whole year on a single charge)
Another smart home gadgets category that has appeared in this period of the peak of information revolution is the category of robot vacuums , a better example is tribolte robot vaccum cleaner introduced by Swedish company Electrolux in 2001 .Electrolux robot vacuum cleaner (considered as one of the earliest smart home gadgets)
For those of you who are interested in exploring more about the latest and best robot vacuum cleaners , you can watch this video of 16 best robot vacuum cleaners for 2019 .16 most innovative and best robotic vacuums 2019
Another notable category in smart home gadgets that is worth mentioning is the category of smart door locks , which are available at reasonable prices on amazon and manufacturing companies online stores . Smart door locks (right image)
smart door locks
The advanced technical features adopted in these smart door locks like : finger signature , face recognition and smartphone bluetooth communication were seen in just science fiction movies and their appearance for the first time , like security cameras , was just in corporate buildings where the employee have to carry an electronic card communicating wirelessly with smart lock . For those of you interested in exploring more about the latest best smart door locks , click to watch this video about 8 best smart door locks .
Even house electric plugs and electric switches are transforming into smart electric plugs along with the appearance of smart bulb or wifi controlled bulb called Lifx ….Lifx wifi controlled light bulb
The list is too long but for those of who are curious to explore all the new smart home gadgets , you can watch these two videos
8 cool innovative smart home gadgets 2019 and inventions
8 cool new inventions and innovative smart gadgets
Ikuddle : auto pack cat litter box
Another recent immerging smart home gadgets category that has appeared just in these last years are smart pet gadgets , The best popular recent example gadgets are the following :
Varram pet fitness gadget
Wayzen : automatic sliding pet door
I was about to move to the second section of this blog article , then i remembered one of the coolest products that was designed to enhance the user experience while watching TV , it is not a gadget , but furniture in the category of smart furniture , without making this introduction too long , meet the sobro smart coffee table :
Click to watch this video introducing the product and showing the user experience .
A year after , the same company launched a second successful crowdfunding campaign on indiegogo that has raised more than 2 million US dollars for a side table having the same features .
2 the global widespread adoption of smartphone use has sparked the creation of a huge market of smart home gadgets
As i have said and you have seen in all the previously mentioned smart home gadgets above , without the smartphone , all these mentioned smart home gadgets could not only appear in the user house but they could not even be conceived because each one should have been conceived and designed with its own controlling gadgets ,which could have made the user experience more complicated as well as price increase , especially with smart home gadgets like smart home security cameras that require a screen display and wifi connection if the user is located outside the house , this simple example of wifi security cameras also proves that other human communication interfaces like voice command like amazon Alexa could not be the perfect controlling device of smart home gadgets like the smart phone .
Voice command interface like amazon alexa cannot be the perfect controlling device for smart home gadgets like the smart phone .
Other command interfaces for smart home gadgets can be smart home robots , though still in their infancy , which can play the same role like smart phones and amazon alexa as well as smart home gadgets like security cameras .The two best illustrating examples are Jibo and Vector .Vector by anki
Jibo : a smart home social robot
It should be noted that these two smart home robots were brought to the public after being successfully crowdfunded . The two crowdfunding campaigns raised more than 2 million $ which prove the strong consumer demand for this category of gadgets .
3 Smart home gadgets have contributed to a big positive impact on the individual well being at house and the future is promising thanks to modern current progress
We can conclude that people living in this day and age are the one s who are reaping the fruits of the digital information revolution of which the seed has been thrown in 1953 with the invention of the transistor and it took more than half a decade for the electronic ship fabrication industry to make the smartphone , as we know and use on a daily basis , a global ubiquitous device and create a huge market of smart home gadgets that have improved the human quality of life . With all this big positive impact on the human life , there is still more space for technological innovation , as there are still some daily tasks that are consuming the individual time and effort like cooking and house cleaning that will require an advanced innovative smart home robot may be like the recent Boston dynamics robot called spot .
Boston dynamics dog robot called : spot
This home robot can perform complex movements tasks
May be it will replace security dogs and security cameras in the future
Human living experience has been greatly improved with the adoption of smart home gadgets that have made smart home a ubiquitous word and no longer a concept . All this thanks to the huge progress in electronic ship fabrication that has contributed to the global widespread use of smartphone use which in turn has contributed to the creation of this huge market of smart home gadgets which has still a lot of space of awaited innovation that will reach its peak with the adoption of smart home gadgets and a smart home robots capable of performing daily tasks like cooking , entire house cleaning and the list goes on….