The world is changing and it's not just for the better. With digital assistants, AI, robots and other technological advances, our lives are getting more complex. The technology behind a smart house has been around for decades, but now it's finally catching up with our needs.
Home automation systems will allow you to save time and energy. The system can be controlled using voice commands and will take care of small tasks like watering plants and turning lights off/on.
The smart home automation market is set to enjoy a significant increase and grow from $17 billion in 2016 to $34 billion by 2022.
Here are 17 top-of-the-line, state-of-the-art items only for connoisseurs.
These items are not cheap, but they are the best devices money can buy.
1.- Amazon Astro:
Household robot for home monitoring, with Alexa. This robot can monitor your home while you're away. It monitors security, detects smoke, and alarms the fire department. You can control it with voice commands or an app on your phone.
The robot will send you notifications and video clips of anything that happens in your home while you're away, and it can even respond to spoken commands like "Alexa: show me the front door camera."
2.- Fire HD 10 Tablet
Fast and responsive - powerful octa-core processor, 3 GB of RAM and 50% more RAM than previous generation. Long-lasting 12 hour battery and 32 or 64 GB internal storage with the option of adding up to 1 TB using a microSD card.
Check email, update shopping lists, and set reminders. Use your favorite apps like Microsoft Office, OneNote, and Dropbox.
3.- Fire 7 Tablet
Engineered and tested by Amazon, Fire 7 is the best-selling tablet—now with twice the storage, a faster quad-core processor, hands-free with Alexa, and twice as durable as the latest iPad mini.
Complete tasks, enjoy movies on the go, browse recipes, or ask Alexa for the weather—making your every day easier.
Enjoy millions of movies, TV episodes, games, apps, eBooks, and songs. Stream or download thousands of videos from Prime Video, Netflix, STARZ, Disney+, and SHOWTIME. Discover over 570,000 apps and games, 475,000 Audible titles, and millions of songs.
4.- Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen)
With a 10.1" HD screen that’s designed to move with you, video calls, recipes, and shows are always in view. The speakers deliver premium, directional sound. Stay in frame - Video call friends and family or take a picture while the 13MP camera with auto-framing and motion keeps you front and center.
Smart home made simple - Set up compatible Zigbee devices or smart products without a separate hub. Ask Alexa to show you security cameras, control lights, and adjust thermostats.
Take a look around when you’re away - Securely access the built-in camera to remotely monitor your home anytime with the Alexa app or other Echo Show devices.
5.- Echo Studio
High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
The new Echo Plus has a built-in smart home hub and can be used to control smart devices in the home.
The inclusion of 3D audio makes it sound like the music is coming from different directions in your living room, kitchen or bedroom. It also supports multi-room sync so you can play your favorite songs throughout your home.
Alexa can now do even more than before with over 20,000 skills and counting across categories like music, radio, sports and activities.
6.- Echo Show 8
Alexa can show you even more - 8” HD touchscreen, adaptive color, and stereo speakers bring entertainment to life. Make video calls with a 13 MP camera that uses auto-framing to keep you centered.
Put your memories on display - Use Amazon Photos to turn your home screen into a digital frame. Adaptive color helps your favorite photos look great in any light.
Manage your smart home - Look in when you're away with the built-in camera. Control compatible devices like cameras, lights, and more using the interactive display, your voice, or your motion.
7.- Echo Frames (2nd Gen)
Just ask Alexa - Make calls, set reminders, add to your to-do lists, get the news, listen to podcasts, or control your smart home from anywhere.
Open-ear audio - Echo Frames direct sound to your ears while minimizing what others can hear. Plus, they can adjust volume based on the noise level of your environment.
All-day wear - Echo Frames are lightweight, splash-resistant, and compatible with most prescription lenses.
Battery life - Get over 2 hours of talk time, Alexa interactions, and media playback over a 14-hour day. Or, up to 4 hours of nonstop listening on a full charge.
Does even more - Supports access to Google Assistant and Siri from a compatible device.
8.- Echo Buds (2nd Gen)
Dynamic audio and active noise cancellation (ANC) - Premium speakers deliver crisp, balanced sound. Sealed in-ear design and ANC limit background noise.
Compact and comfortable - Echo Buds are small, light, and sweat-resistant, with a secure, customizable fit that's made to move with you.
Hands-free entertainment - Echo Buds work with the Alexa app to stream music, play podcasts, and read Audible audiobooks—just ask.
9.- Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet
Save up to $90 on a full-featured tablet (not a toy) designed specifically for kids ages 6–12 that includes 1 year of Amazon Kids+, parental controls, a slim case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee, versus items purchased separately.
School-age kids will enjoy a 1-year subscription to Amazon Kids+ that unlocks over 20,000 apps, games, books, videos, songs, and Audible books. They'll find educational content from National Geographic, Rabbids Coding, LEGO, and others, plus more than 9,000 titles for kids ages 6 and up.
10.- Fire HD Productivity Bundle
Get more done with a Fire HD 10 tablet, Bluetooth keyboard with detachable case, and 12-month subscription to Microsoft 365 Personal.
Fast and responsive Fire HD 10 tablet - powerful octa-core processor and 3 GB RAM. 50% more RAM than previous generation.
Includes a 12-month subscription to Microsoft 365 Personal, featuring premium Office apps, 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage, and more—for up to 5 compatible devices at the same time. Auto-renews yearly at applicable rate.
Comes with an all-new Bluetooth keyboard with detachable case, balanced for stability and comfortable typing. Makes checking email, browsing, and note-taking even easier. Built-in extra-long-life rechargeable battery for 400 hours of use.
11.- Fire 7 Kids Tablet
2-year worry-free guarantee: if it breaks, return it and we'll replace it for free.
Over 20 million kids (and their parents) have enjoyed Amazon Kids (FreeTime) service. Amazon Kids parental controls allow you to set educational goals, create time limits, and filter content.
The included 1 year of Amazon Kids+ (FreeTime Unlimited) gives your kids access to over 20,000 apps, games, books, videos, audiobooks, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney, and more.
12.- Fire HD 10 tablet Gaming Bundle
This bundle includes a Fire HD 10 and Luna Controller – a high-performance controller made for Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service.
The Fire HD 10 tablet is now available with a gaming bundle, which includes a thin and light case, so you can play games anywhere without worrying about damaging your tablet.
Play games from Luna’s growing library including "Control," "Overcooked! 2" and "Metro Exodus" and enjoy your favorite apps like Netflix, Facebook, Hulu, Instagram, TikTok, and more through Amazon’s Appstore.
13.- Amazon Fire TV 43" Omni Series
Brilliant 4K entertainment - Bring movies and shows to life with support for vivid 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, HLG, and Dolby Digital Plus, and control the TV hands-free with Alexa.
Scenes that leap off the screen - 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, and HLG deliver a clearer and more vibrant picture with brighter colors compared to 1080p Full HD.
Hands-free TV with Alexa - With built-in microphones, just ask to turn on the TV, and find, launch, and control content, no remote needed.
Watch what you want - Stream over 1 million movies and TV episodes. Watch favorites with subscriptions to Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, and more.
All your entertainment in one place Watch live and free TV, play video games, and stream music. Smart and always getting smarter - Fire TV adds new Alexa skills, features, smart home capabilities, and voice functionality all the time.
Connect all your devices - Use the 3 HDMI inputs to connect to cable or satellite and video game consoles. The HDMI eARC lets you add audio equipment for enhanced sound.
14.- Insignia 55-inch F50 Smart TV
QLED Screen: Quantum Dot technology produces heavily saturated and precisely defined colors, granting you vivid pictures with intense colors.
4K Ultra HD. Enjoy breathtaking HDR10 4K movies and TV shows at 4 times the resolution of Full HD, and upscale your current content to Ultra HD-level picture quality.
Alexa voice control: The Alexa Voice Remote lets you easily control your entertainment, search across apps, switch inputs, and more using just your voice.
Press and hold the voice button and ask Alexa to easily find, launch, and control content, and even switch to cable.
Access thousands of shows with Fire TV: Watch over 1 million streaming movies and TV episodes with access to thousands of channels, apps and Alexa skills, including Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, YouTube, Apple TV+, Disney+, ESPN+, Sling TV, Paramount+, and other services right from this TV.*
15.- TCL Sound Bar Fire TV Edition
Fire TV edition – With a Fire TV 4K streaming media player integrated into the sound bar system, the TCL Sound Bar delivers a complete home cinema experience with video streaming and stunning sound in a single device. No additional Fire TV streaming device needed.
Stunning cinematic sound – Bring the excitement of cinematic sound into your home. Engineered to provide impressive acoustic performance, with carefully tuned drivers and digital plus for clear, dynamic and immersive sound.
Built-in subwoofer – Feel the power of deep, rich bass with woofer speakers built directly into the sound bar. Enjoy a full and an exhilarating audio experience and get the most out of your entertainment.
Optimized sound modes – Use the remote control to choose from three precisely tuned settings: Movie, music and news, for an ideal viewing and listening experience.
16.- Eero Pro 6 Wi-Fi 6 System
Introducing the fastest eero ever - the eero Pro 6 system covers up to 6,000 sq. ft. with wifi speeds up to a gigabit.
Say goodbye to dead spots and buffering - eero’s mesh wifi technology adapts to your space—so you can confidently stream 4K video, game, and video conference across your home.
Supports 75+ devices - eero Pro 6 uses the power of Wi-Fi 6 to increase the capacity—and efficiency—of your network.
Set up in minutes - The eero app walks you through setup and allows you to manage your network from anywhere. Plus, free customer support is available 7 days a week.