May 30, 2016

15 Voice Activated Smart Home Gadgets.

Collection of 'Voice Activated Smart Home Gadgets' from all over the world for your smart home.

Echo Dot: Echo Dot is a handsfree, voice-controlled device that features far-field voice recognition, comes with a small built-in speaker that connects over Bluetooth and uses Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, sports scores, news, weather, and more. It makes home automation simple and works with smart home devices like thermostats, switches, lights, and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Samsung SmartThings, Philips Hue, Ecobee, and more. Buy Now: $89.99.

Echo Dot

Ivee: Ivee is a voice-activated assistant that turns your home into a smart home. It lets you control your smart home devices (Belkin WeMo, Philip's Hue, Logitech Harmony, SmartThings, Wink, and more), connects to services (Uber, Spotify, and more), set alerts and reminders, and more. It's compatible with iOS and Android. Pre-order: $99.

Ivee

Lovelinku: This colorful pod is a voice-controlled robot that lets you control your smart home appliances through voice commands. It recognizes your unique voiceprint and does as you command. And if you are away from home you can use its smartphone app to communicate directly with your robot back home. Using its pre-configured module you can combine a series of commands and with one word it does all. It plays videos and music from local storage and gets audio books and new songs from online resources automatically. It collects your family's health data and share with other members in real time. Comes with wireless recharger that recharges your smartphone. More info.

Lovelinku

CastleHUB: This universal smart home intelligence is said to be world's first whole home voice control system. It's simple yet powerful automation without relying on the cloudserver. Buy Now: $499.

CastleHUB
Ubi: The Ubi is an always-on voice-activated computer that plugs into the wall outlet, and connects to Internet through Wi-Fi, allow to call emails, friends, monitor every room in your home (where Ubi is plugged in) and more. More info.

Ubi

Homey: Homey is speech-controlled home automation that allows you to talk to your home to control everything from lights to music, from climate to TV. Here are a few things that Homey can do. Your lights fade, your thermostat is set to a comfortable level while your favorite music is streamed to your receiver when you get home. The curtains are opened, your morning tune is playing on your stereo while the weather for today and your e-mails are being read to you when you wake up in the morning. The curtains are closed, lights dimmed, music fades out and the TV is set to the correct channel and your media center plays the movie when you want to watch a movie. When there is no one in the house, the Homey turns down the heat, switches all your lights and devices off to save energy. And Homey makes sure that your front door is locked. Pre-order: $ 333 (€ 299).

Homey

Direct Wireless Smart Lamp Adapter: The Incipio Direct Wireless Smart Lamp Adapter allows you to take control of every bulb in your home. Using your iPhone, you can remotely take control of your devices at home or on-the-go. Use integrated Siri voice commands to toggle specific bulbs or an entire home. Buy Now: $39.99.

Direct Wireless Smart Lamp Adapter
Nixie: Nixie is a highly customizable and privacy-enhanced personal robot for you. It features HD camera and 1080p video, powered mic and speaker, dual USB ports, remote security camera, voice-enabled web searches, story-telling, on-screen games, and more. It also features privacy mode, audio player, web-based configuration, automatic backup, automatic updates, speech recognition, location recognition and self-navigation. More info.

Nixie

Personal Robot: SHE is a personal assistant, photographer, storyteller, telepresence device, the smartest home automation system and much more. Pre-order: $1499.

Personal Robot

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control: This Smart Thermostat allows you to control it by simple voice commands and easy-to-read touchscreen. Use its app to control the temperature of your home anytime, from anywhere using your Android and iOS smart devices. It displays local weather conditions including temperature and humidity on its screen and in the app. Buy Now: $209.28.

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control
Hiku: How many times this happened to you "you get home from the store and realize you forgot something"? Hiku got you covered here; Hiku remembers, so you don't have to. It makes shopping simple, fast and fun. This device sticks to your fridge door or sits on your counter, and makes it easy adding items to your shopping list using barcodes and voice. The shopping list created is displayed on your smartphone, you can share your list with family or anyone else and when you update it, your list is updated everywhere. Buy Now: $59.

Hiku

SmartGrill: The SmartGrill by Lynx is an intelligent grill that automatically cooks food based on your preference. The grill connects to an online database to determine the optimal grilling time and technique. It also lets you know where to place each item to get the best result. Its learning module updates recipes based on your input and allows it remember the personal tastes and customize the doneness to your personal preference. You can use your smart device or voice commands to grill the perfect meal. It incorporates mobile connectivity, voice recognition, online notification and easy to use interface to bring best grilling to you. It sends notifications via audio, visual alerts, and text to mobile platforms. Its iOS/Android app has hundreds of recipes for you to choose from. More info.

SmartGrill

Amazon Echo: This smart device is always on and connected to Wi-Fi; all you need to say is the wake word, "Alexa" and it lights up and streams audio to the cloudserver running on Amazon Web Services to get you information, music, news, weather, and more. The more you use it, the more it adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary, and personal preferences. This voice control device features seven microphones below its light ring that uses beamforming technology to hear you from any direction, and can hear you ask a question even while it's playing music. Its Bluetooth enabled and streams your favorite music services like Spotify, iTunes, and Pandora from your smartphone. And its dual speakers create 360° omni-directional audio to fill the room with immersive sound. Buy Now: $$179.99.

Amazon Echo

Talking Coffee Maker: This voice-interactive coffee maker features an advanced voice recognition system that listens to your verbal commands and does the required. Buy Now: $59.

Talking Coffee Maker
Cubic: Cubic controls your devices, apps, and services from anywhere, just by simply speaking to it. While you are away from your home it can adjust the temperature in your home, turn off your lights, lock your doors, and more. On the go, it can remind you where you parked, tell you how many calories you've used, and make funny comments about the news. In the car, it can give you updates and read you emails. And at home it can tell you when your favorite show is on, play music, order things, read instructions while you cook, and more. More info:

Cubic

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May 28, 2016

15 Smart A.I Gadgets For Your Home.

Collection of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent gadgets from all over the world for your futuristic home.

Mycroft: Mycroft is an open source, open hardware home A.I. platform based on Raspberry Pi 2 and Arduino that lets you play media, integrates with your smart devices and lets you control the Internet of Things and more. Pre-order: $154.

Mycroft

SmartAll: SmartAll is an AI Butler that features a camera and a hub for your home, security and more. This fully integrated IoT solution lets you customize your home experience. It comes with learning function and adapts to your habits, anticipates your needs and orchestrates digital services to keep everyone happy. It comes with voice, gesture and face recognition, stranger alert, priority setting, and customized recording. More info.

SmartAll

Cubic: Cubic controls your devices, apps, and services from anywhere, just by simply speaking to it. While you are away from your home it can adjust the temperature in your home, turn off your lights, lock your doors, and more. On the go, it can remind you where you parked, tell you how many calories you've used, and make funny comments about the news. In the car, it can give you updates and read you emails. And at home it can tell you when your favorite show is on, play music, order things, read instructions while you cook, and more. More info:

Cubic

Aido: Aido is the next generation home robot that's smart, interactive, and mobile; it plays with your kids, assists you with household chores and schedule, and keeps your home safe. It's your entertainment hub, personal assistant, a teacher, storyteller and more. This interactive robot recognizes each member of your family, monitors your home, controls your lights, plays useful videos and more. It features HD projector, 6 microphones, face detection, speech recognition, voice call support. smartsensors, multiple cameras and is voice activated. Its ballbot design along with object recognition and obstacle avoidance lets him navigate your house with ease. It's compatible with iOS and Android devices. Pre-order: $940.

Aido

Nixie: Nixie is a highly customizable and privacy-enhanced personal robot for you. It features HD camera and 1080p video, powered mic and speaker, dual USB ports, remote security camera, voice-enabled web searches, story-telling, on-screen games, and more. It also features privacy mode, audio player, web-based configuration, automatic backup, automatic updates, speech recognition, location recognition and self-navigation. More info.

Nixie

Buddy: Buddy is an adorable robot that protects your home, entertains your kids, serves you as your personal assistant and lets you stay connected with your family. It's capable of hearing, speaking, seeing and coinciding moving head and of interacting with each member of your family. It's fully mobile with its three wheels and comes with numeroussensors that allows him to travel, learn and interact with the world around him. It's capable of connecting your smart home devices, and giving you voice control and remotely app control. More info.

Buddy

iCamPRO Deluxe: iCamPRO Deluxe is a cordless robot that's really simple to install and it can talk, hear, detect faces, and track 360° to guard your home and family. It comes with 256-bit encryption, real-time two-way audio, remote tilt/zoom, nightvision, real-time push picture alerts, cloudstorage, and more. Its capable of automatically tracking moving objects 360° and keeps you informed on what it hears and sees. It keeps you informed with its special face alerts feature. It comes with a light bulb socket that makes installation really simple. You can access the recorded video files stored in the microSD cards with a simple swipe on the timeline. Its video alert with service subscription provides you 10-second long video alerts allowing you to truly understand what happened. You can adjust the video quality depending on your available bandwidth to ensure a smooth streaming experience. It comes with activity / block out zones that allows you to protect or ignore certain areas so you can customize your security. Buy Now: $ 299.9.

iCamPRO Deluxe

Amazon Echo: This smart device is always on and connected to Wi-Fi; all you need to say is the wake word, "Alexa" and it lights up and streams audio to the cloudserver running on Amazon Web Services to get you information, music, news, weather, and more. The more you use it, the more it adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary, and personal preferences. This voice control device features seven microphones below its light ring that uses beamforming technology to hear you from any direction, and can hear you ask a question even while it's playing music. Its Bluetooth enabled and streams your favorite music services like Spotify, iTunes, and Pandora from your smartphone. And its dual speakers create 360° omni-directional audio to fill the room with immersive sound. Buy Now: $$179.99.

Amazon Echo

Bobsweep Bobi Robotic Vacuum Cleaner and Mop: This intelligent, compact cleaning system features a powerful motor to keep your home clean. It comes with touchscreen buttons, you can direct it manually, set it on a schedule, and switch between cleaning modes. Its 5-in-1 cleaning system provides you with sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, air purification and more. It automatically returns to its docking station when it needs recharging. You can set boundaries for your robot. And it comes with fully submersible, waterproof dustbin. Buy Now: $332.59.

Bobsweep Bobi Robotic Vacuum Cleaner and Mop
Ivee: Ivee is a voice-activated assistant that turns your home into a smart home. It lets you control your smart home devices (Belkin WeMo, Philip's Hue, Logitech Harmony, SmartThings, Wink, and more), connects to services (Uber, Spotify, and more), set alerts and reminders, and more. It's compatible with iOS and Android. Pre-order: $99.

vee

Genican: This intelligent device can automatically create your grocery list, match coupons to products and even get things to your doorstep. Pre-order: $ 99.

Genican

Neeo - The Thinking Remote: Neeo is a smart system that allows you to control all your devices from one place and even knows who you are when you hold it. Pre-order: $339.

Neeo - The Thinking Remote

Winbot: The Winbot W730, window-cleaning robot by Ecovacs features frameless window detection system and pathfinder technology that automatically calculates the size of your window and programs for customized cleaning path for maximum efficiency. It can clean glass of any thickness and even Thermopane windows. And its sophisticated onboard computer allows it to intelligently avoid edges and obstacles while leaving windows and mirrors shining and spotless. Buy Now: $179.99.

Winbot
Zoe: Zoe is a smart home assistant and also protects all your personal moments. All the data is processed and stored directly on your Zoe and no information is sent to the cloudserver. It comes with 26 lights to communicate your home status. It uses a unique two-step approach to speech and syntax recognition; it has an extensive vocabulary of over 1,500 speech commands and can understand you without being connected to the Internet using its enhanced syntax recognition engine. It comes with Voice Drops; these small devices can be place around your smart home and function as voice based remote controls and let Zoe listen to you. It's compatible with Amazon Echo, Hue lighting and more. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Z-Wave, ZigBee and more. More info.

Zoe

Keecker: Keecker is a smart computer entirely designed for home to share real life moments, share content, share experiences. It comes equipped with a 360° audio and video camera and a powerful video projection system that moves up and down at 90°. It allows you to project movies and images, listen to music, browse the web, make video calls, home monitoring, create home decoration and more. It turns your wall into screens, your room turns into concert hall, and much more. It's mobile and moves so you can enjoy the highest quality entertainment wherever and whenever you want. Its app is compatible with iOS and Android smartphones. More info.

Keecker

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May 27, 2016

15 Must Have Tech Gadgets For Your Apartment.

Collection of 'Must Have Tech Gadgets For Your Apartment' from all over the world.

Gecko Switch: The Gecko Switch is a movable light switch that allows you to control your lights from anywhere in your home. All that's needed to be done is replace your standard light switch with the Base Switch and you are done. Now you can place the Gecko Switch anywhere you want and control your lights. It requires no wall work, no new wiring, hubs, bridges, or Wi-Fi, its simple to use. Gecko Switch is also a dimmer, timer and works for delayed off. The Gecko Switch can be removed then placed over and over again and if it loses its sticking power, just wash it with water and it regains its stickiness. There are many icons available, and these allow you to mark your Gecko Switch to know what each switch controls. And using its search function, you can make the switch beep. Buy Now: $59.

Gecko Switch

iRobot Roomba 980: iRobot Roomba 980 is a smart vacuum cleaning robot that features iAdapt 2.0 Navigation with Visual Localization that allows it to easily navigate your home and keeps track of its location. Its AeroForce Cleaning System with Carpet Boost automatically increases its power on carpets. Its app-enabled, using the iRobot Home App, you can put your robot on schedule from anywhere. Its compact design allows it to clean under most furniture and kickboards. It automatically returns to its docking station when it needs recharging. Its cliff-detection smartsensors ensures your Roomba avoids stairs and other drop-offs. It automatically adjusts to clean carpets, tiles, hardwood and floors. Buy Now: $899.99.

iRobot Roomba 980

Noki: Noki is a smart doorlock that opens your door when you come home and locks it when you leave. It uses Bluetooth and GPS, to detect when you are nearing your home and unlocks the door for you. It can be easily installed on top of your existing lock on the inside of the door without removing or replacing anything. It's based on the same encryption models used in modern Online Banking. Its app is compatible with Android and iOS, you can give access codes to friends and family, yet remain in control of your Noki as you can restrict access at any time. Using Noki Bridge its possible to lock and unlock your door from anywhere. It displays the status of your home door right on your smartphone wherever you are. Buy Now: About: $307 (279 €).

Noki

Elephant Door: Elephant Door is a portable smart home security device that can detect when someone's attempting to break into your place before entry has been gained, and alerts you. It features smartly designed algorithms, and its in-app notifications allow you to react immediately. Its portable, simple to install, emits an 110+ db sound, and can be controlled via app. Its best suited for tenants who rent rooms, apartments or for people who have to travel a lot. More info.

Elephant Door

Withings Smart Sleep System: The Withings Smart Sleep System monitors and improves your sleep quality through the combined use of a tracker placed under your mattress, an active light and sound Bedside Device, and a smartphone app. It tracks and improves your transitions into and out of sleep with a combination of sound and light effects. It monitors the conditions in your bedroom, wakes you up at the best time in your sleep cycle, features touchsensitive interface, and works with two persons in bed and more. Buy Now: $284.98.

Withings Smart Sleep System
WaterO: WaterO is a smart countertop reverse osmosis system that displays purification levels, connects to your smartphone and reminds you to stay hydrated. It makes water purification simple; requires no installation or plumbing. Pre-order: $289.

WaterO

Beddi: Beddi is a smart app-enabled alarmclock that comes with 2 USB port for recharging your gadgets, white noise generator for you good night sleep, and comes with Spotify integration to wake up to your favorite songs. Its wake up light feature increases the intensity of light gradually 5 minutes before your wake up time; and gradually prepares your body to wake up naturally. You can use it as a Bluetooth speaker for your smartphone and stream music from your smartphone, or other online music players such as Apple Music, Google Music and more. It syncs with your smartphone, makes set up easy, is Smart Home Ready and comes with 3 programmable smart buttons that lets you control your smart home with just a click. Buy Now: $79.99.

Beddi

Fluxo: This smart pendant lamp lets you adjust the direction of your light using simple paint gestures on your smartphone. Indirect lighting creates a very pleasant light ambience and you can choose multiple colors for the indirect light and create perfect ambience in your home. You can paint your light, the more you paint, the brighter it gets, while the other parts of your room will stay dimmed. It comes with smart learning functionality that makes it capable of learning from your behavior by analyzing which light scenes you use and turned on most likely light scene automatically or using the light switch. It can even detect your presence and turn itself on when you enter the room in the dark. And if you don't have your smartphone with you and want another light scene, all you need to do is simply turn the light switch off and on again. Currently its able to communicate "out of the box" with - Homey, Guh.IO and openHAB and in near future more 3rd party smart home systems integration are supposed to come. It connects to your iPhone 5 (and above) and Android via Bluetooth LE, has up to 2800-lumen output when fully illuminated, is easy to install and has a universal power supply. Pre-order: About $498 (€449).

Fluxo

Mr. Coffee: This smart, Wi-Fi enabled coffeemaker can be scheduled and monitored from anywhere using your smartphone. It works with Android and Apple devices. Buy Now: $112.49.

Mr. Coffee
Bell'O: Bell'O is a sound speaker shelf that features 4 speakers, subwoofer output, two 3.5mm audio inputs and Bluetooth interface for wirelessly streaming music from compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices. Buy Now: $249.99.

Bell'O
D-Twelve: D-Twelve is a modular magnetic lamp with infinite ways of using it and can be reshaped to suit your requirements. This versatile and customizable handmade lamp is available in beech wood, concrete, and screen-printed fabric variants. Reserve Now: About $117 (€105).

D-Twelve

Bartesian: Bartesian comes with a simple three-button interface, takes out the guesswork, and lets you make delicious drinks without recipes or multiple ingredients right at home. Pre-order: $299.

Bartesian

Zmodo Smart WiFi Video Doorbell: The Zmodo Smart WiFi Video Doorbell features WiFi connectivity, smart motiondetection, HD video with nightvision, and cloudrecording. You can record personalized voice message that will play when you can't answer the door. It automatically records a 30-second videoclip when it detects anything moving. The video clips are saved on the built-in 8GB storage, with optional cloudbackup. It's compatible with iOS and Android devices. Buy Now: $119.9.

Zmodo Smart WiFi Video Doorbell
Sensibo: Sensibo turns any a/c smart and reduces its energy usage. This tiny device connects your air conditioner to the Internet and can be used with any A/C that has a remote control. The connected smart home a/c cools or heats your home before you arrive, turns off automatically when you leave, optimizes temperature and humidity levels, lets you control it from anywhere and most importantly saves energy and reduces your electricity bill. Buy Now: $139 - $319.

Sensibo

Hue Go: The Hue Go is a smart portable light that you can take everywhere around your home. Use iOS or Android device via the Philips Hue app for setting timers, notifications, and more. And if you don't have a smart device around, you can also control the light using the on-product control. It features 5 natural dynamic effects, 16 million colors, Hue connected, and IFTTT friendly. It lasts up to 3 hours on a recharge. Buy Now.

Hue Go

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