The recent CES 2016 in Las Vegas showed off a lot of advances in technology, from smarter connected cars to more powerful laptops to hoverboards that can act like robots. Well, aside from these, manufacturers also showed off ways to make your home smarter. Luckily for everyone, some of these revolutionary, home technology will soon be available on Best Buy.
In today’s modern home, everything is practically connected, from light bulbs to thermostats to door locks and security cameras. In fact, the Consumer Technology Association believes that sales for connected products will go up by as much has 21 percent this year. Moreover, the revenue for the home industry is expected to reach as much as $1.2 billion for 2016. For Best Buy, a smart home is a better home. And so, it takes great pleasure in making sure some of these new home technology are readily available to customers for purchase.
Take the smartest fridge you will ever meet, for example. Samsung calls it the “Family Hub” refrigerator, and you can do a lot more with it than just store your food and drinks. In fact, this new refrigerator also features a 21.5-inch tablet that lets you do a host of things in the kitchen, including playing music and looking through recipes. Aside from that, this tablet also allows you to control some parts of your home, including lights, cameras and doors. What’s more, this “Family Hub” refrigerator helps you keep the grocery shopping list on track. There’s a camera inside the fridge that lets you take a look at what’s inside while going around the supermarket. At the same time, the smart fridge also comes with a barcode scanner that helps keep track of everything inside your fridge. What’s more, it will also alert you the moment you’re running low on some items. Best Buy says the “Family Hub” refrigerator will be available in stores in spring.
At the same time, Best Buy is also stocked with the Philips hue dimmer switch that allows you to control the lighting in your home. They currently retail for $24.99. In addition, Best Buy also offers the August Smart Lock Bluetooth Keyless Home Entry for $199.99 and the Nest Learning Thermostat for $249.99.
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