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. They can appliances come 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.
Geographically, North America is expected to dominate the global smart kitchen appliances market. In 2013, North America accounted for a 39.5% share in the global smart kitchen appliances market.
However, these appliances are quite expensive, which makes them unaffordable for consumers in the emerging regions of the world. This will suppress the global smart kitchen appliances market.
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