Is every minute in the kitchen important to you? Especially, if you are heading out to work in the morning, each minute counts. With smart home technology, the security and convenience of products at home have enhanced tremendously which makes it key for designers to use technology in a whole new way.
Smart home technology, that include appliances that can be handled automatically as well as voice-enabled products has been a key emerging trend according to the National Kitchen & Bath Association reported in the recent Kitchen & Bath Design Trends.
A number smart kitchen technologies have been manufactured keeping the latest innovations in mind that focus on time management and comfort. One example of these is smart refrigerators with new built-in features such as built-in cameras to keep a track of the items from a supermarket. This feature saves the time and effort of moving out of the house for every little thing.
Embedded LCD screens are another feature in some refrigerators through which groceries can be ordered directly to be delivered at your doorstep. This feature also allows you to browse recipes or sync family calendars.
Wi-Fi controlled smart cooking appliances also help is saving extra time. Through this technology, one can pre-heat ovens that would keep your food hot by the time you sit down to eat it.
The scan-to-cook technology is another tech gizmo found in newer appliances and microwaves. This feature lets you scan the barcode on a packaged meal and sets the accurate temperature required to heat the meal.
The Wi-Fi enabled meat thermometer assists in tracking the internal temperatures of meat through your mobile phones, thereby, ensuring perfect results.