- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
- Specialist wikis
Last edited 16 Mar 2021
Smart kitchen appliances
The kitchen is considered by many to be the centre of the home. With the progress of technology, our homes are becoming ‘smart’, and this is transforming the kitchen. There are a plethora of smart kitchen appliances that are turning kitchen and dining spaces into pleasurable, comfortable, and smart experiences.
Smart kitchen appliances can:
- Help reduce waste. These appliances come more equipped with features such as self-cleaning, or waste sorting.
- Help users cook better. Using smart ovens, scales, and thermometers allows users to measure and monitor cooking.
- Allow for healthier cooking. Devices can monitor food ingredients for allergens, or have connected fitness technology, which enables users to monitor and synchronise food consumption with fitness routines.
- Allow for automatic shut-off of appliances such as ovens preventing any risk of fire.
Examples of smart kitchen appliances include:
- LG’s Smart ThinQ Cooker, which allows consumers to cook with precision and comes with thousands of pre-set time frames and temperatures.
- The Somabar, which allows you to make drinks such as Mojitos at the touch of a button.
- HAPIfork monitors and tracks eating habits. If you are ingesting too fast, it buzzes and flashes to remind you to eat your food in small mouthfuls and slowly.
By product type, the global smart kitchen appliances market is divided into smart dishwashers, smart refrigerators, smart ovens, thermometers and smart scales, smart cookware and cooktops, and others such as smart coffee makers and kettles.
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- Big data.
- Building energy management systems.
- Building management systems.
- Designing a small kitchen.
- Engineering Smart Cities.
- European connected and smart home market.
- Installing a kitchen.
- Internet of things.
- Right to Repair law.
- Smart airports.
- Smart buildings.
- Smart city.
- Smart cities design timeframe.
- Smart construction.
- Smart meter.
- Smart technology.
- Sustainable domestic kitchens.
- The smart buildings market.
- Tips for buying a new kitchen.
Featured articles and news
Proactive wellbeing measures for construction and engineering sectors.
Duty holders are responsible for creating emergency plans.
Saint Michael’s Kirkyard - a Presbyterian Valhalla. Book review.
Facing the impact of the COVID and the internet.
Preparing for the return of employees.
Using rainscreen walls to address energy efficiency.
Integrity of fire product marketing - post-Grenfell - addressed.
Data measurement and carbon reduction efforts.
Actuate UK issues stark warning.
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities replaces MHCLG.
Protecting heritage from disasters. Book review.