12 Smart home startups that changed our lives
These days, our lives are so dependent on smart technology that it’s almost impossible to live without them. We depend on our smart phones for communications with friends and families. We use mobile apps to make reservations at our favorite restaurants, lock our our homes, The list goes on and on. Technologies that were non existent about ten years ago are now necessities.
Advances in Internet of Things (IoT), smart devices, and mobile apps coupled with fast broadband internet connection are accelerating our goal to creating smart homes of the future. We are at point where the integration of technology has also spread to our home utilities, appliances, safety features, and even kitchen gadgets. Innovative startups at the forefront of these technologies are developing new and innovative ways to make our home life as easy, efficient and connected as possible. Flipping on the light switch or unlocking the front door are fast becoming things of the past, as the Internet of Things (IoT) automates these routine tasks.
Not only have smart home technology startups enabled homeowners to automate many actions, but they also allow homes to be safer and more energy efficient than ever before. Though they didn’t all make it past the startup phase, each of these companies shaped the way we think about smart home technology and paved the way for future entrepreneurs to expand on their creativity. The Zebra, one the nation’s leading insurance comparison site, has put together an infographic of 12 smart home startups that changed our lives.