Have you ever thought of having a house that helps you with your daily tasks? It may seem like a distant dream, but the intelligent home concept is becoming more and more popular, with solutions that make everyday life easier and help to optimize time with energy saving.
What is a smart house?
The smart home or in literal translation, casa intelligent, is a house with the integration of electronic devices linked to a network, Wifi or Bluetooth, for example. With an integrated system, it is possible to control many things, such as the lighting, temperature, electrical appliances, how to program the torradeira for the time you need to agree or prepare a coffee for when you arrive at home.
There are numerous possibilities of integration with systems and equipment available on the market and many others are in development. All this is related to the movement of the Internet of the Coisas (IoT), which aims to connect the items of the day to day with the Internet, to collect information in real time and help people in their lives.
According to research conducted by McKinsey, an American consulting firm, the United States is already a reality. In 2015 there were 17 million houses connected and it should reach 29 million this year. The expectation, second or study, is that there is an annual growth of 31% in this segment.
What are the advantages of a smart home?
The residential automation generates many benefits for the users. The ease of equipment control is one of the most tangible benefits since everything can be accessed and programmed via the application. Lighting, audio, curtains, temperature, electrical and electronic systems, security systems are some of the most common examples.
But besides that, it is the optimization of time and economy. The automated solutions become more sustainable and contribute to the energy economy and influence in more research and development of intelligent technologies with lower cost, allied to sustainability.
Technologies that facilitate day by day
We select some recent technologies developed for smart home that we attend from the culinary universe to the safety of the family. Check it out!
Safety – Nest Cam IQ Indoor
This is not just a camera for you to install in your home. It is a high definition system that allows you to verify what is happening in your residence, receive alerts from unknown people – and program so that they can recognize your estimation bug, avoiding false alerts – and miss what is happening at home. Its intelligent system is capable of differentiating people with different facial, animal and movement recognition.
Cleaning – Robot Vacuums Cleaner
The LG robotic vacuum cleaner has a camera that maps the chão of your house, understanding each square fold that needs to be swept to keep everything clean. It also has a functionality that can be cleaned remotely from an application.