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Are You Taking Part In The Smart Home Revolution?

Improvement is the constant endeavour humanity has been undertaking for eternity. The basic virtue of humans is to improve their well-being with the help of technology; from developing simple tools for hunting and gathering to directing Google Assistant or Siri order nice and warm food from our favourite restaurant, we’re on a relentless quest for easing out our life. That's why we are witnessing an undergoing transition from conventional technology into smart technology.

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What Is Smart?

The popular definition of ‘smart’ is anything that is able to connect to other devices, or to the internet, and can be controlled remotely. But, with the latest technology coming every day, this definition might become obsolete sooner or later, what is going to be consistent is the reason why smart devices are being invented. And why you should be using it. A smart device, according to me, can be defined as something that saves your time for more productive or “humanly” activities.

A machine is supposed to ease up the manual load and lightens the overall workload, whether it is installed in a factory or in your home. We have a long list of devices, with their wide applications, that we call “Smart” — smartwatch, smart camera, smart light, smart speaker, etc. (the list is only going to increase). But wait, how can we forget the device that itself is a revolution? The smartphone. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to declare smartphone as the father of all other smart devices.

Smart Home Assistant

Assistants such as Google Home is a blessing. Besides functioning as a voice-controlled WiFi speaker, it also aids in the automation of lights and other home entertainment requirements. What gives this edge over other home assistants is the power of inbuilt Google search. You can ask questions about the weather, book flights, hotels, or movie tickets, or get news updates. Ok, Google, tell us the next revolutionary item needed for creating a smart home!

Smart Lights

The simple act of switching lights on and off can be annoying if you have to do it in the middle of doing something important. With smart lights, it can be scheduled or programmed with the sun. It can save energy that otherwise is wasted due to our negligence. These lights also come with colour changing feature which produces a stunning studio look to an erstwhile boring interior.

Smart Security

There is a various range of smart security devices up in the market such as smart locker, smart camera, smart doorbell, etc. which can aid you to achieve a sound sleep by giving you a worry-free life. These devices together make smart security promising to intimidate the intruders and protect your loved ones. Plus with so many smart devices at your place, you will need to have their smart security, don't you?

The Need For Smart Devices

Smart devices are not an absolute necessity like oxygen or water. But to enhance the way you live and to live a less worried life, a smart device becomes an essential addition in your home interior or exterior, for that matter. Had there be no urge to improvisation, also known as modernisation, we would've still have been living in the jungle, following the rule of the wild. Humanity reached here because of our relentless desire for improvisation and innovation. It is technology has made us truly superior.

Why Smart Market Is So Promising

Companies with a useful and productive product or simply innovation-oriented companies have a greater tendency to outperform their hitherto traditional counterpart. It is the key to the longevity of a brand which magnifies its value. If your product is useful and marketable, and if people really like it, you naturally have a monopoly in the market. Apple became highly popular because of Steve Job’s vision for smart technology with consistent innovations. Others followed the visionary. It is a famous quote of him: “innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

You might have observed some unnecessary features too under the garb of “smart” like WiFi kettle. It is because this segment is booming with innovators and consumers both loving it. People might not really need to boil water through a mobile device, do they? Anyway, innovation is all about showcasing inner madness. Like an art. Let us just see to what extent this “art” can mesmerize us making our lives easy.

But, technology howsoever may become smart, its owner will always be smarter. Just like people working under a topnotch businessman or a CEO are smart, but the credit always goes to the businessman or the chief, naturally making him smarter. It can also be said that he is “smarter” because he hired those smart people.

In the end, I would just like to state that smart products, with a formidable market, has undoubtedly changed the way people live by automation of routine, easily forgettable and annoying tasks with a simple click. It is a promising revolution aimed towards the timeless concern of humanity ― of improvisation and moving forward.

What’s your opinion about Smart Home? You can comment below.

Also read: Don't Just Set Fitness Goals, Achieve It With Smartness



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