Many homeowners, designers, and builders are interested in staying up-to-date on home tech trends. What devices or technologies are now available to help a building conserve energy, keep its inhabitants entertained or comfortable, or take advantage of the growing power of AI? If the technologies being displayed at conferences and trade shows are any hint, these three home tech trends are the ones to watch.
Voice assistants are already available but expect them to be more enhanced, with features that make voice control more intuitive for users and complex in their capabilities. Voice activation is mainly used for launching events. For example, if you say, “making dinner in the kitchen”, lights might come on in the food prep areas, the TV might immediately turn to the Food Network, and your favourite dinner preparation music playlist might come on. A simple voice command combines your desire for separate functions and makes them happen.