What are the best new smart home products in 2019?
From smart speakers to intelligent hobs, 2019 is shaping up to be a big year for home technology. Here are our favorite smart home products to start the year.
- What are the most popular smart home products? Right now, smart speakers and security cameras are leading the way.
- What is the best smart home automation system? The answer depends on your needs. Have a look at Nest, Samsung SmartThings and Wink.
- What were the best new smart home gadgets at CES 2019? Check out our roundup of Alexa-enabled gadgets, and keep reading for more top picks!
We are only a couple of weeks into 2019, but this is already looking like a good year for smart home tech. From smart beer brewers to intelligent baby monitors, here’s a list of our favorite new smart home products.
ASUS Lyra Voice Alexa Router Speaker
With 8W drivers and Alexa voice control, the ASUS Lyra is an impressive smart speaker. But that’s not all this device can do. Thanks to AiMesh technology, Lyra can actually help to spread Wi-Fi around your house. It’s basically a portable router.
LG HomeBrew Capsule Beer Maker
In just two weeks, this magnificent machine can turn the contents of a capsule into refreshing beer. Your choice of capsule affects the resulting flavor, and each batch offers five liters of enjoyment. Options include American IPA, American Pale Ale, English Stout, and Czech Pilsner.
Kohler Konnect Sensate Smart Kitchen Sink Faucet
Another useful kitchen upgrade is this smart faucet. The Sensate works with Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, meaning you can turn on the water with your voice. The faucet can also remember the exact amount of water required for your kettle and other containers.
Tetra Connected Countertop Dishwasher
Once you’ve eaten, Tetra will handle the inevitable chores. This countertop dishwasher is perfect for cramped apartments, and it can take up to 10 plates or 12 pint glasses.
GE Kitchen Hub 27-inch Smart Display
Designed to live above your hob, this huge touchscreen display brings a range of useful features to your kitchen. For instance, you can ask Google Assistant for recipes, make video calls and check your schedule.
U by Moen Smart Shower
This Alexa-powered shower controller lets you ask for steaming-hot water with voice commands. The companion app also lets you save your preferred temperature, and the shower warms the water in preparation for your morning scrub.
Meural Canvas Modern Digital Art Frame
At a glance, the Meural Canvas looks like a regular framed print. But this is actually a digital picture frame, complete with an anti-glare matte screen and an ambient light sensor. It uses smart software in conjunction with Amazon Alexa to display your favorite works.
KitchenAid Smart Kitchen Display
This self-supported tablet lets you look up recipes via Google Assistant and search for substitute ingredients. Just as importantly, the device is water resistant — so you can be as messy as you like.
Miku Smart Baby Monitor
Parents will get some much-needed peace of mind with the Miku baby monitor. Along with live audio and video, this device provides updates on your baby’s breathing and heart rate. If anything seems amiss, Miku will instantly send an alert to your phone.
New smart home products
If you’re planning to upgrade your home in 2019, these devices should be on your wishlist.
What’s your favorite smart home gadget? Tell us in the comments!
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