Trends come and go as technology advances. These days, automation is the new technology trend. Automation technology is becoming more popular by the day and this will be the year of the smart home.

People have incorporated technology in their daily life to make their lifestyles easier, faster, and more convenient. Smart homes automation technology offer several different functionalities that can’t be compared to homes without automation. In recent years, technology has empowered a lot of things; with instinctive intelligence and advanced smart home products, homes can do a lot of things with one touch.

Home automation has come to stay and it will only get better as time goes on. Homes that have not incorporated smart home products in 2017 will be astonished when smart home consumers enjoy features like remote access to appliances, lighting control, advanced security features, energy conservation, and temperature adjustment.

Over the past 50 years the Internet has grown from a small research network to a worldwide one that services more than a billion users and the miniaturization and cost reduction of electronic devices has made it possible to expand the Internet into a new dimension … smart objects, i.e. everyday physical things that are enhanced by a small electronic device to provide connectivity by the Internet. The small electronic device that is attached to a physical thing bridges the gap between the physical world and the information world.  A smart object processes the sensor data and supports a wireless communication link to the Internet.


If you’ve always wanted to be able to open your garage door with your phone, control your lighting or adjust your thermostat and your security, without leaving your bed, these are just a few things home automation systems can do. In fact, you may even be able to control all your appliances over the Internet one day too with the technology used to make our lives easier.  It isn’t just about clever appliances or smartphone-controlled heating systems. There are also robotic vacuum cleaners and Bluetooth-enabled showerheads. But that’s not all.


In a few years, the internet has started to add connectivity to everything from garage openers to lighting.  This growth in technology is now leading to affordable and easy-to-use systems, apps and hardware for automating your entire home.


The most useful and enduring technologies are ones that benefit us every day. Components of our lives that we take for granted such as electricity, climate control in buildings, plumbing, and internet protocols all work to improve the quality of our life whether or not we are consciously aware of them.

Beyond doubt, 2017 will be a year of the smart home consumers because of the following reasons:

It offers a large variety of luxurious and entertainment features such as smart refrigerators, home theatre system to help you get the best out of your home.

A smart home consists of motion sensors and security cameras that can detect any unwanted movement without the owners’ permission, and also creates an alarm.

A smart home can be friendlier for the kids or elderly by making operations less complex and smooth.

In smart homes, you can control the temperature of your home by switching on and off the sprinklers at specified time intervals.

Smart homes are energy saving homes. That is, you can properly monitor and manage the electricity demands within your home. This will help to limit electric output and lower your electric bill on various items.

You and your family can watch live feeds, news, music, and videos directly from the internet.      `             

The smart home market will take off if the general public comes to understand the benefits of these products. And from smart homes, the next logical step is smart cities, which would take the Iot to the next level.

And yet, smart homes are just one small part of our daily lives that the Internet of Things will transform in the coming years.