GfK, a research and analytics group, recently conducted an online survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers considering smart home products, which revealed a push towards do-it-yourself installation.
WePlenish has launched the Java Smart Container via a Kickstarter campaign. The new container is designed to automatically reorder coffee pods, espresso capsules, tea, snacks and other pantry essentials when supplies run low.
First Alert has launched the connected Onelink Safe & Sound smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detector with Alexa and Apple Home Kit integration. The alarm also features entertainment and lifestyle features such as connected audio functions.
Ovie, a Chicago-based tech startup, has launched its Smarterware connected food storage system via a Kickstarter campaign.
LG Electronics USA’s portfolio of Wi-Fi connected smart appliances is now compatible with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The company’s range of Wi-Fi enabled appliances includes air conditioners, air purifiers, vacuums and major appliances.