CES 2020 has staged some of the coolest gadgets from sex tech to realistic robots to computers. Smart homes are one of the categories which is one of the fastest-growing industries in the tech world. There are a number of smart home products showcased at this year’s CES event which includes smart lights, smart locks, smart speakers, and other staples of the modern smart home.
We got to see some really smart home devices which were able to do something innovative and completely new that was out of the box. In this article, we bring you the best Best smart home products at CES 2020.
Kwikset Halo Touch
Kwikset Halo Touch is a smart lock that you can be unlocked using fingerprint. The tech-savvy lock is expensive and may require you to hire a specialist to install it.
The smart lock will cost you around $249 and features a fingerprint reader, which is quite reasonable compared to other average smart locks available. Staying true to its reputation, Kwikset Halo Touch can be easily installed by you unless you are worried about something going wrong.
Ring smart LED bulbs
Ring introduces its very first smart bulb, which seamlessly integrates with various other Ring security products. The smart bulbs can be connected to the Ring system and program the lights to turn on when one of your Ring cameras detects motion.
This feature can prove to be a vital security feature when a thief enters your home and the lights turn on even while you are fast asleep. Other brands like Nest and Hue offer a similar feature, but since Ring manufactures both the security system and bulbs things become a lot easier for you.
Panasonic Home Hawk Floor
Panasonic Home Hawk Floor is a security camera in a lamp that looks something similar to you find at Ikea. Inside the lamp is a 1080p camera with color night vision, motion-activated video recording, and more. It also comes with a battery pack which allows you to run the camera for another hour in case of a power outage.
Control the camera with a voice as it is compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa. As far as privacy is concerned you can disable the video and audio recording until you turn it back on.
The company has not yet revealed the price of the Home Hawk Floor models neither provided any information on where to buy, which is kind of disappointing.
Yale Smart Cabinet Lock
Yale Smart Cabinet Lock a simple smart home device that is easy to install. You can attach it to any cabinet, drawer, or other household storage system into smart storage.
You will require to sync the Smart Cabinet Lock with a Wi-Fi bridge available separately or as a part of the bundle. The Yale Smart Cabinet Lock works just like any other smart lock where you can lock and unlock the cabinet. Protect all your valuables in the cabinet, handy security device easy to install.
The product will launch this spring and cost $79 and $129 bundled with the Wi-Fi bridge.
Technically speaking you may not call Knectek Townew a smart home device, but we just included since it just too cool not to mention.
Knectek Townew is a trash can that seals and replaces its liner when it is required. Once the liner reaches a certain capacity it is replaced automatically. The bag is sealed and the lid pops up which allows you to know it needs to be taken out. Once to remove it, the trash can will place a new liner down and close the lid, you don’t need to worry about the trash again. The product is already available on Amazon for $120.
Onsen, an AI-powered hot water manager that uses sensors connected to your hot water heater and a companion monitor device. You can know exactly how much hot water is left for your shower.
It also comes with an app using which you can control how much hot water is used to help save on energy bills. The entire system is neat and useful for a large family where the family members take showers during the same general time of day.
The Onsen water manager developed by Delta Dore is not available for sale right not and also the pricing for the product is unavailable.
Aquifer Refine Water Purification and Leak Detection System
Aquifer Refine Water Purification and Leak Detection System is connected to WiFi and goes under your kitchen sink. It is able to filter out contaminants such as lead, mercury, and some pharmaceuticals.
The system adds up as a leak detection feature and alerts users in the event of a potential leak. It sends notifications to inform the filter life and can also connect with Amazon Dash so you automatically have new filters sent. The Aquifer Refine system is priced at $600 and will be available by this summer.
Lockly Vision is a smart lock with everything and can be fitted on your front door. The smart lock is accompanied by a number of features such as fingerprint scanner, Google Assistant or Alexa support, or manual numeric code. You can choose whatever suits you the best, when someone approaches the door you will get a notification via the Lockly app and the footage is recorded in HD quality.
Lockly Vision Smart LockYou can open your front door fitted with a Lockly Vision device in multiple ways. You can scan your fingerprint, talk to Google Assistant or Alexa, or enter a numerical code. Whatever you choose, whenever someone approaches the door they will be recorded in HD and you’ll be notified via the Lockly smartphone app. You can then save those videos to the cloud. These video footage can also be stored over the cloud. Lockly Vision will be available for $400 and launch sometime this year.
Abode Security Camera or Video Doorbell
Abode Security Camera is small in size but packed with features. It is almost the size of a deck of cards and offers dual functionality as a security camera or video doorbell. It offers video footage in 1080 p with a wide 152-degree field of view. You can use the Abode Security Camera indoors or outdoors.
The Abode Security Camera features the Adobe Cue Automation functionality. The camera detects faces and maintains a database of the faces the camera reads. This helps in better notification sensitivity and overall increased security. The Abode camera is expected to be priced at around $199.
Trifo Lucy Robot Vacuum
Trifo Lucy Robot Vacuum is a multi-function device that also acts as a home security system. The device cleans your floors while you sit back and enjoy the news. It also performs as a surveillance camera and patrols your home. Equipped with a 1080p HDR color camera and active depth sensor night vision is an ideal companion used for surveillance and detect obstacles in its cleaning path. The proprietary 3D geometry and 3D semantics algorithms help the smart device avoid small obstacles like slippers, socks, and even pet accidents.
Kohler Touchless Toilets
Kohler Touchless Toilets features a sensor that allows you touchless control. It also comes with a physical handle and a color-changing nightlight. The smart toilet connects with the Kohler
Konnect app, this allows you to change the nightlight color and adjust the sensitivity of the sensor. You can simply wave your hand to flush your toilet, no need to touch a germ-covered toilet handle.
LIFX Control Switch 4-Gang Smart Light Switch
LIFX Control Switch is a product from Lifx known for its artistic panels to smart bulbs. This year the company has introduced a number of products such as Edison bulbs, smart candles, and 360-degree light strips you can put around the back of your television at CES 2020. The LIFX Control Switch 4-Gang Smart Light Switch is something special in a whole lot of its products.
The smart switch is designed for easy use setup and installation. It enables you to control both smart and dumb lights. The product will be priced at around $120.
Yummly Smart Thermometer
Whirlpool brings the Yummly Smart Thermometer at CES 2020, the smart thermometer connects to Whirlpool ovens and you can monitor the cooking progress via the Yummly app on your smartphones. You can view your food getting ready in real-time without having to get up to check on meals.
The smart device comes with sensors that monitor the temperatures of the food and the oven. This helps you keep track of your food while it is getting cooked. You can monitor the internal temperatures of meats like chicken, roasts, and more. Adjust the cooking setting as per your preference, the Yummly Smart Thermometer will be available early this year and will be priced at $129.
Sunflower Home Security System
Sunflower Home Security System is expensive as it comes with a price tag of $10,000. It is something out of a Sci-Fi movie, it comes with a Bee drone that monitors your property. It is equipped with GPS and collision avoidance technology. The Hive which is a charging station keeps it protected from elements, it is waterproof and powered by an AI brain.
The system also comes with Sunflowers which can be placed around your property. These Sunflowers are able to detect motion and differentiate between cars, animals, and people. With the help of the app, you can check a real-time heat map of activity as well.
Kohler Moxie Voice
Kohler Moxie Voice is an ideal device to have in your bathroom if you are in love with singing in the shower. The Kohler Moxie Voice series is a high-end showerhead featuring an Alexa-powered smart speaker created by Harman Kardon. The speakers are easy to put into the shower or take it out which makes them multipurpose. There are many other waterproof Bluetooth speakers available, but none can beat Kohler Moxie Voice the way it fits on to the showerhead.
You can enjoy music for 5 hours in a single charge, they will cost you $229, though their availability hasn’t been announced yet.
C by GE’s smart switches
Many smart switches available out there require you to have a neutral wire. While some of the folks living in old houses don’t have this wire which makes smart switch useless. But that is not the case with C by GE, it comes with a new line of switches which requires only three wires ie line, load, and ground. Now everyone can use a GE smart switch
The GE smart switches will be available somewhere in the first quarter this year and will start at a price of $40 and higher.
10Minds Motion Pillow 2 for Snoring
10Minds Motion Pillow 2 for Snoring is an innovative smart device that can help you stop snoring. The product featured in CES last year as well, this year it appears with a new version.
It is a memory foam pillow that comes with a solution box that plugs into the pillow and it analyzes your snoring patterns. It pumps air into the pillows as you snore and adjusts the pillow height by up to three inches. You can also monitor your head position and breathing patterns via the solution box to determine the best pillow shape to provide. The product is available right now on Amazon for $378