The Internet of Things movement is gaining momentum and 2017 will see some of the most innovative smart home devices ever made.
The potential of connected home devices is almost limitless, with IoT products constantly being developed and improved.
While some of the smart devices of 2017 improve accessibility, others mix the IoT formula with traditional household objects – resulting in unique combinations.
Below are some of the weird and unique smart devices coming in 2017.
Griffin Connected Toaster
Griffin Technology recently announced its Home Collection, featuring an app-controlled Bluetooth toaster which allows you to change its temperature and adjust for different bread types.
The Griffin Connected Toaster is priced at $99 and will be released in Q2 2017.
Griffin Connected Coffee Maker
Another product in the Griffin Home Collection is the Connected Coffee Maker, a 12-drip coffee maker which features a timer and Bluetooth connectivity.
The Connected Coffee Maker is priced at $99 and is set to release in Q2 2017.
LG IoT Robots
LG’s product lineup now includes its Robot IoT devices, which are aimed at home automation and connectivity.
The Hub Robot features Amazon Alexa’s voice recognition and connects to other devices, acting as a voice control system for every smart device in your home.
Other products in LG’s Robot lineup include a Lawn Mowing Robot and an Airport Cleaning Robot.
The 42tea cube is a smart tea-brewing device which assists you in brewing the perfect cup of tea.
The cube is used to determine which tea you are brewing, monitor brewing temperature, and more.
The 42tea cube is priced at $55 and will be available in the first half of 2017.
LG Smart InstaView Refrigerator
The LG Smart InstaView Refrigerator features Amazon’s Alexa assistant and a 29-inch touch LCD display, which turns transparent after knocking on it twice.
This allows you to see the contents of the refrigerator without letting cool air out by opening the door.
Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed
The Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed offers a host of features to keep you comfortable and asleep.
The bed has a built-in feet warmer and dynamically adjusts to your sleeping position, even changing your position to stop you from snoring.
The Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed lineup will be released in the first half of 2017.
The Kolibree Ara is described as the “first toothbrush with artificial intelligence”.
This electric toothbrush uses built-in sensors and Bluetooth technology to monitor your brushing technique, which can be analysed using its mobile app.
The device packs 3D motion sensors, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, and a magnetometer.
The Kolibree Ara is priced at $79 and is set to release in March 2017.