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100 Connected Home Innovations

From Centralized Smart Home Hubs to Energy-Efficient Thermostats

— February 9, 2016 — Tech
From smart home hubs that allow for centralized control to energy-efficient thermostats that provide a high-tech solution for sustainable living, it is clear that there is a growing demand for connected home innovations. This demand is largely driven by millennials who are looking for smart home technology that will help them streamline everyday tasks while also facilitating a more sustainable lifestyle.

Many millennials prefer using their smartphone to carry out everyday tasks, therefore brands have begun integrating their home devices with smartphone control. This feature allows millennials to use the technology they are familiar with as a single platform for controlling and streamlining everything in their home. Some examples of smartphone integrated home devices include device-oriented thermostats, connected air-monitoring sensors and wireless HD security systems.

Beyond helping millennials streamline everyday tasks, smart home devices also cater to the desire to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Indeed, many millennials are interested in reducing their environmental footprint by making their home more eco-friendly. Some connected home innovations that help consumers stay green include digital devices that monitor water consumption and alert consumers when they have used too much, as well as app-connected herb gardens that bring urban gardening directly into the home.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Device-Oriented Thermostats
Device-Oriented Thermostats
The Netatmo Wireless Thermostat is Best Controlled via Smartphone
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99
Powerful Home-Monitoring Systems
Powerful Home-Monitoring Systems
The New 'Smart Hub' is Compatible with 200 Devices
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98
Disaster Alert Monitors
Disaster Alert Monitors
The Dome Alert System Monitors for Flooding, Freezing, Fires and More
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97
Voice-Controlled Lighting
Voice-Controlled Lighting
The Nanoleaf Smarter Kit is a Revolutionary Hands-Free Lighting System
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96
Voice-Control Thermostats
Voice-Control Thermostats
The iDevices Smart Home Thermostat Features Easy Installation
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95
Streamlined Multimedia Devices
Streamlined Multimedia Devices
The Amazon Fire TV 4K Enhances Voice Control with Echo's Alexa
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94
Centralized Smart Home Hubs
Centralized Smart Home Hubs
The SmartThinQ Hub is a Connected Powerhouse Debuting at CES 2016
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93
Routine-Recognizing Bulbs
Routine-Recognizing Bulbs
The 'Beon Smart Hub' Turns the Lights on and Off While on You are Away
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92
Bluetooth-Enabled Routers
Bluetooth-Enabled Routers
The Cassia Hub is Seen at CES 2016 with Unexpected Connectivity Features
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91
Handheld Home Monitors
Handheld Home Monitors
Launched at CES 2015, iDevices Switch Organizes Home Management
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90
Autonomous Security Systems
Autonomous Security Systems
The 'Angee' Home Security Device Uses Bluetooth and Voice Recognition
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89
Wireless HD Security Systems
Wireless HD Security Systems
The 'Blink' Wireless Home Monitor System Provides Exceptional Clarity
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88
Connected Garage Doors
Connected Garage Doors
Garageio Lets You Monitor Your Garage From Anywhere in the World
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87
Voice-Controlled Home Hubs
Voice-Controlled Home Hubs
The 'CastleHUB' by 'CastleOS' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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86
Customizable Connected Heaters
Customizable Connected Heaters
The Keen Home Smart Vent Find the Perfect Temperature for Users
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85
Smart Home Lighting Systems
Smart Home Lighting Systems
Brightup is a Smart Home Lighting System That Works with Your Home
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84
Voice Command Streaming Services
Voice Command Streaming Services
The Amazon Fire TV Uses Voice Recognition for the Connected Home
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83
Smart Connected Thermostats
Smart Connected Thermostats
The Honeywell Lyric Device Detects when Users Return Home
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82
Security System Routers
Security System Routers
The Securifi Almond 3 is Unveiled at CES 2016 as a Feature-Rich Successor
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81
Multitasking Intercom Systems
Multitasking Intercom Systems
The Nucleus is An Intercom, Family Phone and Security Alert Device
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80
Cloud-Connected Surveillance Cameras
Cloud-Connected Surveillance Cameras
This Kodak Camera is Designed To Keep Tabs On Your Home
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79
Device-Controlled Wi-Fi Hubs
Device-Controlled Wi-Fi Hubs
The WeMo Maker is a Port that Streamlines Management of Other Gadgets
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78
Wireless Appliance Controllers
Wireless Appliance Controllers
The iHome Control Smart Plug Lets You Control Your Energy Usage
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77
WiFi-Connected Vacuums
WiFi-Connected Vacuums
The Neato Botvac is Designed to Scan and Clean Your Home Efficiently
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76
Connected Smoke Detectors
Connected Smoke Detectors
Birdi is a Home Safety Device that Also Measures Air Quality
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75
Individual Home Sensors
Individual Home Sensors
Hive Sensors Can be Purchased Separately for Customized Connectivity
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74
Heat-Sharing Switches
Heat-Sharing Switches
The Rootswitch Donation Button Helps Homeowners Heat Others' Homes
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73
Connected Humidity Modifiers
Connected Humidity Modifiers
The 'HuB' Smart Dehumidifier Maintains Optimal Air Moisture Levels
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72
WiFi-Enabled Garage Openers
WiFi-Enabled Garage Openers
The 'Gogogate 2' Wireless Garage Door Opener Connects to Smart Homes
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71
Discreet Motion-Detecting Cameras
Discreet Motion-Detecting Cameras
The Zmodo Pivot Robotic 360 Camera Offers Connected Security
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70
Connected Home Remote Controls
Connected Home Remote Controls
The Sevenhugs Smart Remote Links Different Devices at CES 2016
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69
Temperature Automation Thermostats
Temperature Automation Thermostats
The Honeywell Lyric Round Rethinks the Thermostat at CES 2016
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68
360-Degree Surveillance Cameras
360-Degree Surveillance Cameras
The Branto Orb is a High-Definition Home-Monitoring Device
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67
App-Controlled Home Vents
App-Controlled Home Vents
The LINQ Home Smart Vents Cut Costs & Eases the Burden on the Planet
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66
Efficient Smart Home Controllers
Efficient Smart Home Controllers
'Zenno' Enables Users to Connect Every Device in their Home
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65
Dynamic Smart-Home Hubs
Dynamic Smart-Home Hubs
Savant's New Remote Can Access Your Favorite Channel with One Tap
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64
Intelligent Home Speakers
Intelligent Home Speakers
Amazon Echo is a Voice-Controlled Speaker Connected to the Cloud
<
63
Night Vision Security Cameras
Night Vision Security Cameras
The Ring Stick Up Cam Offers New Levels of Security at CES 2016
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62
Motion-Sensing Outlets
Motion-Sensing Outlets
The Nyrius Smart Switch Wireless Outlet Enables Total Electrical Control
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61
Wireless Security Cameras
Wireless Security Cameras
Arlo’s Home Security Range Runs on Lithium Battery Power
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60
Water Consumption-Reducing Devices
Water Consumption-Reducing Devices
The 'Droppler' Helps Reduce Water Consumption in a Digital Way
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59
Secure Sculptural Routers
Secure Sculptural Routers
The 'Keewifi Kisslink' WiFi Range Extender Keeps Home Networks Safe
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58
Ambient Connected Lights
Ambient Connected Lights
Philips 'Friends of Hue' Wireless Lighting Makes Setting the Mood Easy
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57
Smart Connected Kitchen Speakers
Smart Connected Kitchen Speakers
The Triby Offers Seamless Home Communication and Music Streaming
<
56
Air-Monitoring Sensors
Air-Monitoring Sensors
The Beagle Indoor Sensor Monitors Your Indoor Environment
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55
Pebble-Shaped Security Systems
Pebble-Shaped Security Systems
This Decorative Pebble Helps Consumers Surf the Web Safely
<
54
Sleek Thermostat Tech
Sleek Thermostat Tech
The Ecobee3 Thermostat Connects to One's iPhone and iPad Devices
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53
Audio-Enabled Light Bulbs
Audio-Enabled Light Bulbs
This Wirelessly Controlled LED Light Bulb Features Built-in Speakers
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52
Retrofit Smoke Detectors
Retrofit Smoke Detectors
This Smart Battery Turns Old Smoke Alarms Into WiFi-Connected Versions
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51
Eco-Friendly Multimedia Docks
Eco-Friendly Multimedia Docks
The iSkelter Apple TV Stand is Crafted from Sustainable Bamboo
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50
Peephole WiFi Cameras
Peephole WiFi Cameras
The Peeple Functions As a Call Display For Your Front Door
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49
Smart Water Detectors
Smart Water Detectors
The 'Knut' Smart Water Monitor Helps Protect Your Home
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48
Smart Home-Compatible Safes
Smart Home-Compatible Safes
The First Alert Onelink WiFi Safe Offers Enhanced Security at CES 2016
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47
Phone-Connected Coffee Makers
Phone-Connected Coffee Makers
The Fantel BrewGenie Machine Can Brew Coffee Using Your Smartphone
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46
Connected Gas Detectors
Connected Gas Detectors
The ORVIBO 'Kepler' Smart Home Gas Detector Continuously Monitors
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45
Energy-Saving Air Conditioners
Energy-Saving Air Conditioners
This Smart Air Conditioner is a Perfect 2014 Earth Day Purchase
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44
Smart Home Frameworks
Smart Home Frameworks
The Apple HomeKit Offers iOS-Friendly, Third-Party Manufactured Accessories
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43
Contextual Smart Remotes
Contextual Smart Remotes
The Sevenhugs Remote System Universally Controls a Slew of Tech Devices
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42
Smart Home-Controlling Remotes
Smart Home-Controlling Remotes
The Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Makes Home Automation Easy
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41
WiFi-Connected Doorbells
WiFi-Connected Doorbells
The August Doorbell Cam Records Visitors for Maximum Security
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40
Supercharged Internet Systems
Supercharged Internet Systems
The Portal WiFi System is a Revolutionary Router at CES 2016
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39
Appliance-Connecting Sensors
Appliance-Connecting Sensors
The Smappee Energy Monitor Gives Your Devices Connected Capabilities
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38
Door-Guarding Gadgets
Door-Guarding Gadgets
The Tripper Device Tells You If Anyone Snoops Into Your Private Spaces
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37
Robotic Security Systems
Robotic Security Systems
The 'Appbot-LINK' Security Robot Enables Comprehensive Protection
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36
Predictive Connected Home Devices
Predictive Connected Home Devices
MYShinzo Offers Smart Home Control Using an A.I. Interface
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35
Connected Air Purifiers
Connected Air Purifiers
The Mi High Performance Air Purifier Connects to Your Smartphone
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34
Smart Connected Light Switches
Smart Connected Light Switches
The D-Link DKZ-201S 'Komfy Switch' Provides Seamless Connectivity
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33
Eco-Friendly Irrigation Monitors
Eco-Friendly Irrigation Monitors
The RainMachine Will Watch the Weather Report to Save Water
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32
Discreet Home Security Cameras
Discreet Home Security Cameras
The 'LG Smart Security' Device Made Its Debut at Ces 2016
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31
Alarm-Connected Lighting
Alarm-Connected Lighting
This Smart Night Light Can Alert You When Your Smoke Sensors Go Off
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30
Facial Recognition Security Cameras
Facial Recognition Security Cameras
The iCamPRO Smart Security Camera Features 360-Degree Coverage
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29
Centralized Smart Home Connectors
Centralized Smart Home Connectors
The nCube Smart Home Device Controller Links Everything Together
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28
Home Automation Hubs
Home Automation Hubs
The Securifi Almond Broadcasts Your WiFi Signal and Controls Your Smart Home
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27
Preventative Security Systems
Preventative Security Systems
The MyFox Security System Features Precautionary Measures
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26
Intuitive Home Hubs
Intuitive Home Hubs
The 'Smart ThinQ Hub' Recently Debuted at CES 2016
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25
Connected Gardening Kits
Connected Gardening Kits
The 'Greenopia' Garden Pot is Able to Sustain Plant Life Autonomously
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24
All-Inclusive Home Systems
All-Inclusive Home Systems
The QBee Connected Home System Was Unveiled At CES 2015
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23
Self-Cooling Smart Bulbs
Self-Cooling Smart Bulbs
The Connected Cree LED Bulb Has a High-Tech Cooling Solution
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22
Facial Recognition Doorbells
Facial Recognition Doorbells
The Chui Offers Revolutionary Secure Access to One's Home
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21
Home Consumption Monitors
Home Consumption Monitors
WeMo's Echo Technology is Designed to Measure Your Usage
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20
Untethered Smart Home Systems
Untethered Smart Home Systems
The Oomi Smart Home System Doesn't Require a Smartphone
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19
WiFi-Connected Flower Pots
WiFi-Connected Flower Pots
The 'Dream Flower' Vase Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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18
Wi-Fi Coffee Machines
Wi-Fi Coffee Machines
Smarter's Wi-Fi Connected Coffee Maker Brews According to Your Sleep
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17
Weather-Reacting Window Gadgets
Weather-Reacting Window Gadgets
The AXIS Gear Motorizes You Window Coverings to Save Electricity
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16
Networked Door Locks
Networked Door Locks
The Yale Linus Smart Lock Works on the Nest Dedicated Network for Fast Usage
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15
App-Connected Home Gardens
App-Connected Home Gardens
The Niwa Smart Growing System Helps Anybody Have Green Thumbs
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14
Connected Smart Home Gadgets
Connected Smart Home Gadgets
The mydlink Home Lets You Control Home Electronics From Your Phone
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13
Smart Device Controllers
Smart Device Controllers
The 'Matrix' Allows for Internet of Things Applications Almost Anywhere
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12
App-Connected Gym Equipment
App-Connected Gym Equipment
The Cross Body Workout System Tracks Training Progress and More
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11
Multifunctional Smart Locks
Multifunctional Smart Locks
The Westinghouse Nucli Smart Lock Features Limitless Connectivity
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10
Smart Water Meters
Smart Water Meters
The 'Aquai Puck' is an App-Connected Water Reader That Attaches to Appliances
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9
Connected Smart Mailboxes
Connected Smart Mailboxes
The uCella Mailbox Emails You When You've Received a Package
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8
Connected Home Consoles
Connected Home Consoles
The Wink Relay Brings All Your Devices to One Interface for Ease
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7
Home Automation Assistants
Home Automation Assistants
The 'Lola' Home Automation System Helps Streamline the IOT Experience
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6
High-Tech Herb Planters
High-Tech Herb Planters
'Lilo' Helps You Grow Fresh Herbs at Home with Its Rechargeable Capsules
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5
Sleek Connected Air Conditioners
Sleek Connected Air Conditioners
The 'Noria' Window Air Conditioner Can be Controlled via an App
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4
Internet-Connected Door Handles
Internet-Connected Door Handles
The Genie Smart Lock Connects Your Door Handle to the Internet
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3
Camera-Embedded Door Handles
Camera-Embedded Door Handles
The 90K Lock Front Door Knob is Packed with Features to Keep You Safe
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2
Biometric Door Locks
Biometric Door Locks
This Samsung Smart Door Lock Enables Fingerprint Scanning and Codes for Entry
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1
Smart Indoor Herb Gardens
Smart Indoor Herb Gardens
This Pot and Plant App System Makes It Easy to Grow Food Without a Yard
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