Our team has been scouring the market to find the smartest (and coolest!) gizmos and gadgets for you to add to your smart home wish list this year.
This compact see-through countertop dishwasher has just enough room for a couple of place settings' worth of items, which it'll clean in a mere 10 minutes using only half a gallon of water. It can even double as a seafood cooker.
If your home is decked out with a range of smart home devices, this fridge acts as a hub to control them all from one unified device. On top of that, it will suggest recipes based on ingredients in your fridge and source coupons of your repeat purchases.
A voice controlled shower that can remember your heat, music, and lighting preferences? Yes, please! Also included: a mirror that doubles as an Alexa speaker, a bath that will fill itself, and a toilet with a heated seat, foot warmers, and atmospheric lights and music.
Serious about your home surveillance system? It doesn't get much more high-tech than this! When Somfy identifies a person getting too close to your property it not only sends you a notification, it also gives off a warning to that person to leave the area using an onboard speaker. If the intruder doesn't heed the warning, it goes into full alarm mode with a 110db siren – that's the same volume as a rock concert.
Home security keeps getting smarter! This intuitive video doorbell allows you to see, hear, and speak to the visitor at your door whether you're at home, at work, or on the go. It's a hassle-free way to avoid awkward solicitation conversations.
6. Nest Protect
Protect what matters most with this ingenious smoke and carbon monoxide detector from the makers of our favorite smart thermostat! Nest Protect has a friendly human voice that gives you an early warning before sirens start blaring. It even checks its batteries and sensors over 400 times a day so that you don't have to. Complete with smart phone compatibility, you can hush alarms with the tap of a button instead of your kitchen towel.
It's time to take your home gym to the next level. There's no need to leave the house when The Tread comes complete with thousands of live and pre-recorded fitness classes and the ability to view your stats at the bottom of the screen alongside a leaderboard of other Peloton users.
Sure, you follow TV shows, but what if your TV shows could follow you? This rolling robot is outfitted with an HD 90-degree projection and top-notch surround system that allows owners to watch their favorite programs from room-to-room as they go about their day.