Gadget Speak: Smart Home Systems to Make Your Life More Comfortable

Imagine a scenario where blinds open automatically as you wake up in bed. Your audio system comes on automatically tuning in to your favorite music or news station and your coffeemaker starts brewing up a hot cup of coffee for you.

Internet of Things (IOT) is the new tech trend that makes smart devices speak to each other. At present, the smart items like smart beds, smart coffee makers, smart showers etc. can all be regulated to your smarphone but they cannot talk to each other, share data and responses, and make intelligent decisions on their own. IoT makes all of these things possible.

Imagine a scenario where blinds open automatically as you wake up in bed. Your audio system comes on automatically tuning in to your favorite music or news station and your coffeemaker starts brewing up a hot cup of coffee for you.

All this is possible with IoT enabled devices.

The most popular IoT platforms in trend these days are Google Brillo & Weave and Apple HomeKit. Other IoT platforms are Artik being built by Samsung, and mbed platform being developed by ARM.

All Seen Alliance consortium, backed by Microsoft, is developing an open protocol for IoT called AllJoyn. Companies like Philips, LG, Sony, HTC, Faber and HoneyWell are all part of this alliance.

With the Indian government’s focus on developing 100 smart cities, IoT related technology is all set to become the new rage. Experts predict that by 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet propelling innovation across consumer, utilities and automotive sectors. Health sector makes use of IoT too as smart wearables like watches and belts record your body data and keep a watch on your health and fitness levels.

Cloud computing and big data analytics aid IoT to optimize resources and costs – and open up endless possibilities of creating a smarter world.

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Keep reading this blog for updates on interesting IoT enabled devices that you will love to have in your Smart Home.

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