Smart home technology

The number and range of  products controllable from a smart phone or tablet is rapidly growing.  They include Wifi LED light bulbs, thermostats, and even cookware. Intelligent ‘personal assistants’ (Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, Google Home) are capable of voice interaction, music playback, to do lists, alarms, podcasts, weather, traffic, etc. It can also control other smart devices using itself as the home automation hub.