The smartest smart home gadgets so you can be lazy
The best thing in life is getting to be lazy. At least, for a lot of us that's the case. But there's always something around the house that has to be done, and it has to be done right now. What if there were a way you could have smart home gadgets doing things for you, so you didn't have to? Welcome to the future, and some of the smartest smart home gadgets so you can level up on your laziness goals.
We’re pretty blessed to live in a time when people are constantly coming up with devices that will do more for us so we can do less. Every year, CES amazes us with just how far our home devices have come, and it leaves us drooling for what we’re about to have in the future. This year, CES 2020 was no different, and many of the smartest smart home gadgets that made our list today came from there.
If you’re one of the many who are always on the hunt for smart devices that will make your home more automated so you can let yourself power down, you’ve come to the right place. We’re constantly looking for ways to spend more time doing the things we love, or to spend time doing nothing.
Hoop Cam+ Smart AI Indoor Camera uses facial recognition
Make sure no one goes unnoticed in your home with the Hoop Cam+ Smart AI Indoor Camera. This intelligent little camera recognizes faces, so it knows if there’s someone it hasn’t seen before wandering around. When you use the connected app, it’s easy to upload photos of your family members and frequent guests. With three different notification modes—Home, Away, and High Alert—the Hoop Cam Plus makes you in charge of how often you’re notified. What’s more, this smart indoor cam can learn your family’s routines. So you’ll know when your kids make it home safely from school.
Brilliant Smart Dimmer Integrated Light Switch gives your regular bulbs extra smarts
Chances are, you still have some regular light bulbs in your house that haven’t yet been upgraded to smart bulbs. Well, with the Brilliant Smart Dimmer Integrated Light Switch, you can make those standard bulbs more intelligent. This smart switch integrates regular bulbs into your whole smart home system. And if you already have smart bulbs, you can integrate those as well. It’s not just about lights, of course, as this switch can control fans, the music volume, and other Brilliant Scenes.
Eve Systems Water Guard Smart Leak Detector monitors for you
Maybe you’ve been there before: waking up to a basement full of water with your appliances and storage ruined. The Eve Systems Water Guard Smart Leak Protector is a way to prevent that disastrous experience. Every year, homeowners are plagued by water damage from leaking washing machines and dishwashers. Designed exclusively for the Apple HomeKit, this smart water detector connects your appliances with your Apple devices. When it senses a leak, it sounds an alarm and sends notifications to your devices and home hub. You’ll also have the ability to turn off the water remotely.
August Wi-Fi Smart Deadbolt Lock allows you to grant guests keys
Most smart locks require an additional bridge to connect, but you won’t need that anymore with the August Wi-Fi Smart Deadbolt Lock. This smart lock connects directly to your home Wi-Fi network and allows you to remotely lock or unlock your door, check door status, and grant virtual guest keys. It attaches easily to your existing deadbolt so you can keep your original keys. Via your phone or your iWatch, this smart lock can sense when you are coming or going and automatically lock or unlock the door for you. Best of all, it pairs with Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and more.
Yale Smart Delivery Box protects your items
With the power of Amazon at our fingertips, it’s easy to order everything online. From daily household items to food to wine clubs, we can have it all delivered right to our front door. And the Yale Smart Delivery Box makes sure that we can receive those items securely. Even when we aren’t home. The box even protects your packages from the elements and comes with an optional cooler bag so that perishables can be delivered. If you’d like, you can even control access to the box remotely, though you’ll need a Yale Connect Wi-Fi Bridge to do so.
Poseidon Smart Mirror is customizable
The Poseidon Smart Mirror stands out by being customizable. You can not only customize it to sizes both big and small but also flip the orientation to either landscape or vertical. There’s also the option of choosing between different lighting setups, different color frames, and more. Some of the most prominent features of this mirror include a multitouch surface, an ambient light sensor, a touchless frame where you hover your fingers above the glass, different color LEDs, and so much more. The setup also includes a motherboard with a Qualcomm chipset, USB, WiFi, and Ethernet.
CookingPal Julia Smart All-in-One Cooker helps you through every step
With the CookingPal Julia Smart All-in-One Cooker, there’s no way you can mess up a meal. This kitchen assistant will help you prepare meals more efficiently and cook faster. With a step-by-step guide through the process, this smart cooking device will ensure that you feel confident all along the way. From cooking and chopping to blending and kneading, Julia can pretty much do it all. What’s more, it can boil, steam, grind, grate, whisk, and emulsify. You can stop wasting time with tedious tasks now that Julia is here to help prepare healthy meals.
Eve Systems Eve Cam Secure Camera keeps your home private
Our homes are our most private spaces. That’s why the Eve Systems Eve Cam Secure Camera keeps footage of your home safe. Developed exclusively for the Apple HomeKit Secure Video, this camera features no registration and no cloud. While it may seem like a pretty basic idea, the wrong people can’t access your information if it doesn’t float around unnecessarily. When you look at footage of your home, you receive direct access that hasn’t been streamed by servers.
Lumi by Pampers Baby Monitoring System helps parents track their baby 24/7
Parents, now you can monitor and track your baby 24/7 with Lumi by Pampers. This all-in-one connected care system combines a video monitor with an activity sensor to give parents real-time data. This baby monitoring system will even offer insights tailored specifically to your baby. Lumi was co-developed by pediatricians and is certified safe to use for daily use. You’ll be able to view your baby in full 1080 HD with the camera and track their activity and movement with the baby activity sensor that attaches to their diaper with Velcro.
Saki Automatic Pot Stirrer stirs for you
Enjoy a relaxed cooking experience with the Saki Automatic Pot Stirrer. With its sturdy structure and food-safe materials, Saki delivers maximum stirring power and smooth action. Incredibly efficient, the automatic pot stirrer continuously stirs gravies, sauces, soups, stews and more and even eliminates the chances of burning pots. Unlike standard stirrers, Saki comes with two arms for ideal mixing precision and balance. Moreover, it increases the lifespan of your cookware by keeping them safe from scratching or damage while cooking.
Sepura Home Food Waste Device replaces your garbage disposal
Composting can seem like a chore, but the Sepura Home Food Waste Device aims to remove that barrier. This kitchen accessory fits right under your sink and connects to your existing piping to separate food waste from liquid. Additionally, it even has attachments that will allow you to collect food waste from the dishwasher as well. This eco-friendly composting assistant removes the hassles of composting. Sepura Home features flood detection, autostop, and it even cleans itself.
All you have to buy is buy some of these items, get them installed in your home, and you can sit back and relax and get to work on not working. Because there’s nothing better than not working. What smart home gadgets would help you get a little more relaxation time in?
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