In recent years, home automation has been in particular ferment and, among the rooms that can benefit most from it, there is undoubtedly the kitchen: smart, interconnected and personalized.
If one of the objectives of the IoT is to facilitate people’s daily lives, it can only find application in household chores. In fact, home automation is no longer limited to voice and / or automated control of environmental parameters, but has extended to all home technologies. Also and precisely thanks to the IoT (Internet of Things), which allows you to systematize the controls and use them even remotely via smartphone. Among the rooms that in Italy could benefit most from this upgrade in home automation there is of course the kitchen, smart and increasingly comfortable commercial kitchen.
During the lockdowns, even those who had always attended the bare minimum began to experiment in the kitchen, realizing how tiring it can be to devote themselves to culinary preparations every day smart kitchen.
In the meantime, two trends destined to change our habits are spreading: attention to what is put on the plate , to protect health, and that of energy sustainability . Between shopping refrigerators and high-tech ovens, from smart dishwashers to automated induction hobs, there is now a wide choice of technologies for a smart kitchen. What they have in common is the goal of simplifying daily tasks and providing tailor-made services, to allow you to eat better, save energy and money and make the time spent in the kitchen and at the table even more enjoyable.
IoT technologies for the kitchen
To get down to the specifics, it is worth asking what activities are carried out mainly in the kitchen. While it is true that everything revolves around food there, however there are several stages to go through before and after the actual preparation of a dish. In fact, there is no room in the house that contains many appliances and almost all of them are indispensable, unless you always eat at the restaurant. If everyone became part of the IoT circuit, they could, without a doubt, be more performing and offer a wide choice of functions. But above all, they could self-manage, connect with each other and interact with users, even from a distance. A smart kitchen is not simply hyper-technological , but also personalizedbased on the habits of those who use it. All this in the context of a home automation ecosystem that allows you to save time, energy and money, eat better, waste less and feel safer.