Smart Appliances’ Heyday On Its Way, Just Not Quite Yet



Much has been written and engineered around the concept of smart home appliances. Smart-home analyst Michael Wolf believes the connected kitchen, with its ability to make us healthier, safer and less wasteful, will present a $10.1 billion market opportunity by 2020. That first-generation of smart home appliances, from the previous decade, could automatically alter settings and cycles in sync with the peaks and valleys of power-grid demand in order to lower energy consumption and electric bills.

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