A collection of smart kitchen gadgets that you’ll love to use everyday
Smart kitchen gadgets for everyday use
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1 The Anova precision cooker is a smart cooker for those who want to indulge into the sous vide technique of cooking. The term sous vide means ‘under vacuum similar to braising or smoking of meat, in a slow cooked prolonged manner. The Anova is a large cylinder with a heating element and a fan at the bottom. The top part of the cooker comprises of an LCD screen, which provides you the desired water temperature and the duration. When connected to a smartphone via Bluetooth, the Anova App provides hundreds of recipes, removing all the guesswork.
2 Technology is a form which can be incorporated in our lives on a daily basis. The Simplehuman Trash Can is a perfect definition to that. It’s a 58 litres stainless steel can, which comprises of sensors that can detect gesture controls like waving your hand to open the lid or by voice recognition, just say ‘open’ and the lid opens. It is powered either by placing it near a power socket or by 6 AA batteries, if you don’t keep your trash near an outlet. Looking for a smart and hygenic way to take out your trash? Look no further.
3 Perfect for those who enjoy hasslefree cooking. The June Intelligent Oven is a counter-top appliance that looks like a microwave, cooks like a regular oven, and thinks like a modern day smartphone. The smart-oven comes with built- in cameras, that not only detects a particular type of food, but cooks it too. The device’s software is configurated to recognise more than 20 foods and cook them once you place it inside the oven. It connects to your home Wi-Fi, so, you can control the oven remotely from your IOS device and see a live stream of your food as it cooks.
4 The Nest Protect is one such smart device, which detects smoke and carbonmonoxide levels. Depending on the intensity of the smoke, the LED light on the Nest Protect changes colour from green to red; green being safe and red being dangerous. The device gets connected to your smartphone and is operated via the Nest App, which in turn detects slow smoldering fires as well as fast burning ones, and sends an alert to your smartphone. The Nest Protect is by far the best smoke detector currently available in terms of safety, reliability and technology.
5 In a world where smart-speakers are gaining more popularity, Amazon continues to be the front runner in this space. The Echo Spot is the newest addition to the lineup of smartspeakers. This cutely shaped device is the first Echo device to host a 2.5 inches circular screen. Apart from the regular ‘Alexa’ features, the Echo Spot also has a camera for video calls. The size of the Echo Spot makes it flexible to place - be used as a bed side alarm clock or a kitchen countertop, the Echo Spot blends in seamlessly.
6 Ever since the internet revolution, Samsung have been pioneers in bringing IOT devices to household products. Their latest offering is the Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator (version 3.0) that comes with a 22 litres French styled double door stainless steel fridge with a 21.5 inches touch screen. The Family Hub consists of cameras inside, which provide you an exact overlay of what’s present inside without even opening the doors. The homegrown Samsung bixby voice assistant is also available, which doubles up to be a voice recognition speaker. The Family Hub app is accessible to multiple people at home via a smartphone, connecting them and giving access to the fridge, while creating a shopping list.
7 Now become a mixologist with the Perfect Drink Pro that helps you recreate those lip-smacking cocktails. It’s a stainless steel scale, which is connected to your phone via Bluetooth. The device has an LCD screen that shows the total weight of the scale. With the help of the perfect drink App on your phone, it can recreate more than 300 recipes that caters from classic cocktails to modern ones. Apart from the wide range of recipes, the App also allows you to create your own cocktails.
8 As we race towards the future, more and more devices are created to curb down human effort. The Vaccum Robot Roomba 671 is one such cleaner that allows you to sit on the couch and relax as it goes by its business of cleaning the house. It’s a disc shape device, designed in a manner where it’s accessible to clean every nook and corner of a home. The Wi-Fi enabled Roomba not only connects to your smartphone for cleaning updates, but also provides you a track map of the house cleaned.