The Smart Home: Foreseeing Your Future Residence

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 in Smart Home
The Smart Home: Foreseeing Your Future Residence

One of the fundamental problems behind making predictions is that the prediction is made through a lens of what is popular or technologically innovative for the time, as seen in┬áthe 1950s predictions for a smart home by Walter Cronkite. With the smart home era upon us, and ridiculous predictions for the home of the 21st […]

The Smart Home: An Era of Connectivity

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 in Smart Home
The Smart Home: An Era of Connectivity

When comparing reality to predictions, the smart home is much more about practicality, energy efficiency and ease of use than optimal comfort and time saving innovations. The ability for interconnectivity amongst appliances and other elements of the home has far reaching capabilities, many of which are already being realized. The smart appliances in our home […]

The Smart Home: Predictions From the Past

Posted on Oct 27, 2014 in Smart Home
The Smart Home: Predictions From the Past

Switchboards the size of grand pianos, super villainesque home controlling cockpits, beds housing multiple televisions, and countless other outlandish predictions have been made for the home of 21st century. Similar to today, the post World War II era saw drastic technological advancements. As inventions made their way into the private sector, imaginations began running wild […]