Connected Cars Changes How work Houses

Connected Cars Changes How work Houses -

The concept of the Internet of Things is very intriguing and is certainly designed to make your life more convenient. Internet-of-Things has already exists in your smartphone and your home. It behaves in such a way that your smartphone is able to communicate with your home and do things like turn on the lights of the living room or visualize everything that happens inside your house from your workplace. Now imagine that you can do it from your car.

Ford and Mercedes Benz are coming up with something that can connect to your car and your home with Internet-things. Therefore, you are able to do something like get your daily needs from groceries nearby, without the ready list in advance or check if your children are at home while you're on the way home.


Ford is working with Amazon so you can use the PDA Amazon, Alexa, to serve as a home hub voice command. Alexa is similar to Siri, however, Alexa can be used in cars while Siri is used in smartphones. The idea is that you talk to your car and your car will talk to all the gadgets for remote smart home.

Mercedes Benz is working with Nest, a company owned by Google, which known for intuitive thermostat and nestcam. Recently, Nest announced something that allows the device functions as a hub for other domestic appliances such as Phillip Hue connected lighting and intelligent Yale locks. Therefore, you can do things like unlock your door, turn on the kitchen lights and turning on your TV while you are away from home.


Samsung with its SmartThings platform that utilizes the TV as the hub of the house is able to speak with Alexa by Amazon Echo who was finally able to talk to the car a Ford. Samsung smart refrigerator is equipped with cameras that measure to monitor the food supply. Therefore, you should not prepare a shopping list in advance every time you want to go to the supermarket impromptu; you just need to see your refrigerator in the comfort of your car and prepare the list, then.

Whirlpool dryer and washing machine is equipped with a device that will alert you whenever necessary detergent to be replenished. It also works with Amazon technology.

With this whole concept of connected cars, it makes you feel that you are more in control of your home than ever. Your house and your car are not two separate worlds and it becomes a reality.

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