A look at the year gone by
This year has been a great and incredible year in terms of innovation and creativity for technology. Technology has impacted every aspect of our life, right from the simplest of tasks like shopping for grocery to the most complicated and complex of tasks. We have seen great strides being made in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and internet of things. Internet of things has taken the world by storm and has shown phenomenal growth and the applications launched, developed and created are nothing less than astounding.
With Christmas around the corner, and applications galore, we bring you the best of both the worlds and help create your Christmas Wishlist. IoT Applications can do a lot and help ease our lives and are a good investment.
Applications that Count
Smart Home Products
With smart homes becoming a booming industry and many multimillion-dollar companies investing in these segments there seems no dearth of products available for you to choose from. We bring you some of the best applications from this segment
A device connected to your phone where you can live stream videos from the mobile application of Skybell , and answer your door with the click of your mobile.It also has motion sensors and full color night vision. Another added advantage of this application is that it can be integrated with other IoT Applications.
A pocket friendly and budget friendly product that allows you to have customized and personalized lighting options. The best features of the application are voice-controlled activation through integrated platforms on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. A mobile application that can set schedules and timers with a sleek and elegant design to make it look more appealing and attractive. You can also turn on and off your lights through remote access from your mobile phones.
Technology around has changed and moved so rapidly in the last few years, that sometimes it may seem daunting to keep up with it. IoT today has gained a lot of relevance be it from homes to businesses to cars the IoT technology is integrated into our daily lives. Cars have also become smart today. The applications devised for them are quite high in number.
An IoT application for your car that tells about the maintenance of the car, tracks the fuel economy rate, checks engine light along with real time tracking location are some of the features of this application.
Amazon Echo and its Variants
Since its launch in 2015, Amazon echo and its variants have been a sought-after product and nothing like adding this one to your Christmas Wishlist. With top of the line features and integration with other applications has made it to top of the list of best IoT applications.
Another smart device to invest in would be the Google Assistant with features that are formidable such as simply ordering food to have a continued conversation without using the wake-up command “Hey Google” has brought this device to the forefront in this segment.
Wearables Integrated with Healthcare
Internet of things and applications and designs are leaving a remarkable mark in the healthcare industry, right from helping you track your sleeping patterns to calories to monitoring your heart, there is a transformative change in the way the health care industry functions. Here is one product that has made a effective impact
Changing the very way of how a thermometer is perceived as Kinsa is a smart device that manages your health and overall wellbeing. It tracks your over wellbeing and making predictive models about the same. Also notifies you when to take tablets and schedule appointments with your doctors.
Logitech Harmony Universal Remote
A universal remote which is extremely useful and highly efficient, as it can be integrated with other applications of IoT, can be used remotely through other smart devices and can control other devices as well such as media and lighting.
Amazon Dash Button
A sort of device that remembers things for you, something as simple as your grocery lists, items required around the house etc. Amazon Dash Button gets connected through your Wi-Fi and helps you remember the smaller important items required around your home.
A great device to include in your Christmas Wishlist would be the Fitbit Smart Watch, as it comes with an inbuilt GPS, along with tracking your heart and sleep patterns makes for a great device. Not only that but also helps you stay connected with your call and messages notifications.
Wrapping it all Up
Let this season be a combination of technology and all things Christmas, splurge a little, indulge a little and enjoy a whole lot more. Technology has managed to integrate in our lives so seamlessly that it is now impossible to imagine life without these technologies. Let these IoT devices and applications help you improve your standard of living and enjoy them this season.