The Internet of Things (IOT) concept has already been put into practice. Even today some of us live in smart homes and drive cars with dozens of smart functions. The common characteristic of all smart features in all devices is that they can be remotely controlled or set in advance to perform a task. Although the IoT is revolutionizing our lives as we speak, the future is yet to bring interesting innovations into our homes. So, let’s see what we will be using in the years to come.
Money-saving energy features
As we are rushing into an ecologically problematic future, construction engineers and IT-specialists have joined forces to improve the energy efficiency of our future homes. By introducing smart household appliances and devices accessible via the Internet even when we are not at home, we will be able to save a lot of money. The only drawback of such approach is the initial price. It costs a bit more to equip your home with energy-efficient, IoT-optimized devices. However, they will save a lot of money and pay off in a few years. Smart solutions that will enhance the quality of homes are definitely the most important outcomes of the second digital revolution, as reported by the UK Government.
Internet of hologram things
Now that we will finally be able to control our devices remotely, through apps, IT engineers are pushing the envelope even further. In the future, it is expected that we will no longer need to use tangible keyboards or remote controls, but we will have holograms instead. A close relative to the IoT system, such a holographic home is expected to make our lives even more comfortable, since our daily chores and business tasks are expected to be performed in a more efficient way. Here you can read more about the home-friendly holograms of the future, in a text brought by the International Business Times.
New gaming dimension
Although playing video games online or using wireless gaming equipment is old news, new trends in the gaming niche will enable gaming enthusiasts to truly immerse themselves into virtual worlds. While gaming consoles such as Nintendo Wii have been here for a decade, nowadays gamers can already use some new cutting-edge devices, like the Oculus Rift, to enhance their playing experience. Also, the abovementioned holograms will play an important role in the gaming of the future. With such a large number of gaming devices and features that rely on the Internet connection, it is important to ensure a fast data flow. This is why reliable providers have prepared dozens of Internet packages for every pocket. Gamers only need to compare broadband bundles and choose what suits them best.
Smart illumination casts a new light
How many times did you go to bed, just to realize that you forgot to switch off the lights? Leaving lights on is a common problem when it comes to energy efficiency. However, when you install a smart lighting system, you will be able to control each and every light from your smartphone or even your smartwatch. It will not only save you the trouble of going round the house and switching off the lights, but also increase your safety. Before you get back home at night, just turn on the lights and you will enter a bright and safe home.
The Internet of Things is already our reality. It also has a bright future, since people want to live in more efficient and healthier homes. It will without any doubt turn our homes into modern and cozy places and improve the quality of life in general.
Dan Radak is a web hosting security professional with ten years of experience. He is currently working with a number of companies in the field of online security, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies. He is also a coauthor on several technology websites and regular contributor to Technivorz.
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