2014 Technology Trends in Luxury Real Estate
Do you want to make your house stand out from all of the rest? Then you might want to check out the latest trends in technology for Luxury Real Estate. Here are the top technology trends of 2014 that transform you house from ordinary to extraordinary!
One of the hottest trends in luxury real estate is the ability to control everything in your house with the touch of a button. The Savant system is recognized as one of the leaders in luxury home automation and it gives each user a custom Smart Home experience. Select “Home” on your smartphone and it can turn on specific lights, set the thermostat to the desired temperature, turn on the hot tub, play music and much more!
Savant’s technology leverages existing Wi-Fi home networks as the center of the smart home. It enables monitoring of security systems, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, remote video access, smart thermostats, energy monitoring and complete management of media and entertainment equipment, all from a single intuitive app.
Samsung Wi-Fi enabled LCD Screen French Door Refrigerator
The Samsung Refrigerator SRF800WGDLS is one of the most advanced kitchen appliances for the tech-savvy homeowner. It is loaded with applications that keep you connected with Notes, Epicurious, Google Calendar, Twitter, WeatherBug and Picasa.
Dacor Discovery iQ Dual-Fuel Range
This might give new meaning to “Chef’s Kitchen” in Luxury Real Estate. By combining oven technology with the insight of the IQ Controller and cooking application, Dacor is empowering the novice cook to perform at expert levels with a simple swipe of a finger. With control features such as Guided Cooking, Quick Start Guide, Recipa Box, and Slow Cook Mode, home chefs are almost guaranteeed to cook all their favorite dishes to perfection.
LG Smart ThinQ Washer
The Smart ThinQ™ technology* lets you stay connected with features like Smart Access and Smart Adapt, which allow you to monitor your laundry remotely and download new and improved cycles. The Smart Grid Ready feature automatically runs the washer when electricity rates are lowest. In the unlikely event that you have any problems, Smart Diagnosis helps you troubleshoot problems quickly and efficiently.
An innovative way to set the temperature in your house and save energy! The Nest Learning Thermostat learns your schedule, programs itself and can be controlled from your phone. Teach it well and the Nest Thermostat can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%.
The Vanishing TV
Now your TV can turn into décor when you are not watching it! You decide when a television is in the room with the simple push of a remote controlled button. Séura’s vanishing mirror displays provide a crisp television that turns into a mirror when turned off. I love this design!
Make Coffee from Bed
For the coffee lover out there, you will love this technology! You can now make the perfect cup of coffee using your smartphone or tablet! Scanomat is the maker of TopBrewer, a countertop tap installed to make a customized coffee or espresso using the app. It has a foamer installed at the very tip of the coffee tap. Fresh milk is heated “on demand” and foamed to the correct texture. The Scanomatic milk clean system of the Top Brewer cleans all hoses with water after each cup. The Top Brewer also provides chilled drinking water, cold milk and hot water for tea.
If you have a favorite home technology that you would like to share please let me know! Stay tuned for more tech trends as they evolve in luxury real estate.