The term smarthome has become increasingly common, no longer a phrase we associate with the future, instead become something of the now.
The evolution of the smarthome hasn't happened overnight however. It has been a long road to bring us to the present day and there have been many key milestones along the smart home road, such as the very thing that connects it all together becoming more affordable.
You might think that smarthomes started with a connected thermostat or lightbulb, but there was a lot more happening before we arrived at that point.
Without home appliances emerging in the first place, we couldn't even begin to consider the possibility of receiving notifications from them, Or even sending them messages.
The smarthome journey has followed a long and winding road and will continue to do so as new technologies and devices continue to launch.
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