Smart home technology looks to be here to stay. From safety to comfort, having smart home technology in your home looks to only be increasing and becoming more commonplace. Exterior security, to turning off the oven, to ordering groceries there seems to be a new way smart home technology is making our lives easier. As technology advances and artificial intellegence is more accepted in our homes, one can’t help but wonder what’s next. According to Forbes, here are some of the highlights of what we can expect to see during 2020:
One of the headaches of putting together a smart home is undoubtedly the competing range of platforms and standards. Increasingly, manufacturers of smart home devices need to ensure their products and services will work on platforms provided by Amazon, Google, Samsung, and Apple to capture the broadest customer base. And consumers themselves face the danger of finding themselves “tied in” to a particular network provider – which can often limit the options available if a particular tool or device they need won’t play nicely with their favorite platform.