It is amazing to see how the internet, computers and software are entering every aspect of our lives, automating and simplifying daily tasks like never before.
For more than 100 years, technology has been marching steadily into home appliances at every level, from information processing to electronics and production.
However, recently the use of on-board intelligent software capable of analyzing, scheduling and triggering tasks autonomously has been taking off in home electronics and appliances. From automatic vacuum cleaners to robotic pool cleaners, coffee makers and bread makers, artificial intelligence (AI) is being applied to almost every household chore.
One of the greatest side-benefits of the AI appliance revolution is in energy efficiency.
Are you ready for the intelligent, energy-efficient home?
Here are examples of modern high-end home appliances that have recently been incorporating on-board AI software to produce energy efficiency advantages.
Robotic pool cleaners
Swimming pool owners no longer need to pay pool cleaning wages. Robotic pool cleaners like Dolphin Nautilus and Aquabot Pool Rover are designed to effectively clean swimming pool floor, walls and cloves.
The smart thing about the latest models is that cleaning is totally automated and can be scheduled to happen after specified periods of time to ensure your pool is ever clean. The newest systems literally read their environment and eliminate redundant cleaning paths, lowering the time it takes to clean your pool and saving a ton on energy.
Robotic vacuum cleaners
Like robotic pool cleaners, robotic home vacuums are programmed to utilize a combination of cleaning procedures and special cleaning features such as spinning brushes.
They can be set to perform cleaning at given time intervals in the absence of anyone. Robovacs sometimes also incorporate data from other systems such as security cameras and intercoms. The iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaner is a good example.