Smart Home Trends For 2022

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With each passing day, smarter houses are becoming more common. According to authoritative studies, this trend will continue to rise over the next five years at 6.8%. It should be added that technology is developing in all spheres—for example, education. You can quickly get a ready-made essay simply by ordering it from a website like It also takes a second to translate the text or instantly check it for plagiarism. Or, it takes you a couple of minutes to order something at home in an online store. So, no one is surprised by the use of devices designed to automate specific tasks in their homes either. Top companies have to develop all-new options to attract buyers and improve the options they already have.

Below are the smart home technology trends for 2022:

Autonomy and robots

Ready or not, it’s obvious that the biggest names in the smart home world are investing a significant amount of time and research into home robots. The idea of a semi-intelligent robot that will clean the house is not unwelcome, but it can also be a little unsettling.

With that in mind, Amazon Astro will probably get more widespread adoption, as will the Ring Always Home Cam. In 2020, Sunflower Labs launched The Bee, an autonomous home security drone for your garden. Samsung’s JetBot AI+ may be a vacuum robot, but its built-in security features make it closer to a home robot than many other devices on the market.

It’s only a matter of time before other companies start working on products that can compete with them, especially in home security. It may be long before a robot can dust your kitchen cabinet, but this year will certainly get us closer.

Smarter Sensors

The smart home’s heart is made up of sensors. They rely on motion sensors to activate your security cameras or perhaps turn on lights. Glass break sensors are key to smart home security systems, and CO2 and smoke sensors are necessary for every home, smart or not. The problem is that many of these sensors are cumbersome or serve only one purpose.

A presence detector can detect whether or not someone is in the room and respond accordingly. In the coming year, other sensor enhancements you can expect include sleep sensors, a combination of motion and sound detection that tracks how well you slept that night.

Better energy efficiency and recyclability

We’ve written before about the problem of e-waste in today’s society. So many components in technology are difficult to reuse or recycle, but it’s crucial to find a way to reduce the amount of waste that is produced every day.

Apple is leading the way in this regard and is pushing for almost complete recycling of its phones and mobile devices. Google has also done a lot and wants to use recycled materials in all Made by Google products by 2022.

Expect more and more companies to take advantage of the trend of using recycled materials in their products and make it easier to reuse old equipment or just redeem bonus points instead of going to the nearest dumpster.

Home Safety

The security that a powerful security system provides for your home cannot be overstated. Even if you’re not afraid of someone breaking into your home, surveillance cameras can keep an eye on your pets while away during the day and track when your kids come home from school or when a package arrives on your front porch.

Health tracking and management

As we spend more time at home and remote work becomes more common, such smart home technologies can improve our health. Sleep technology is already an important way to accomplish this goal, and things are likely to improve in the coming year. Smart beds can improve and enhance sleep and even detect potential sleep disorders you didn’t know you had.

Final thoughts

It’s easy to forget that innovative home technology is still in its infancy. The next few decades will show the leaps and bounds of this type of technology, especially if intelligent home companies pick up on the idea of the meta-universe. The year ahead will be marked by new advances and innovations, especially as businesses continue to recover and catch up after the pandemic-driven downturn in 2020 and 2021.

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