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A smart futuristic home

All areas of our life are getting smarter thanks to AI, especially our homes. Smart Home devices have come to be a normality in most modern households, with smart features ranging from voice controls for your electric appliances, to smart furniture for a more comfortable home experience, to almost mind-reading mirrors that tell you what to do (and not).
The most commonly known Smart Home features are AI assistants, like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home. These handy devices answer all types of questions, play music and make calls. They can even hold conversations — who needs humans anymore anyway, right?
Imagine going back home and you don’t have to do any housework. While you were at work, you got your laundry done (while receiving updates of when the laundry and dryer finished their work) and your robotic vacuum cleaned the floor — all controlled with an app on your phone.
Even more futuristic: as you enter a room in the house, your preferred settings for light, music, or temperature are automatically activated. That’s what RoomMe does. The smart home personal location sensor automates existing smart home devices to create personalized smart home scenes, just for you.
For security, there’s the Ring doorbell. Connected to your smartphone, it allows you to see, hear and even speak to visitors from wherever you are. Talk about walls having eyes and ears!
With these smart devices for your home, living alone is a lot less lonely and tiring, and safer.
Artificial intelligence is already embedded into our everyday lives, where data is collected with the aim to better understand and plan our habits. Like with our health, data can recommend the steps and approaches to make the necessary changes in our lifestyle. Pulse by Prudential, our wellness tracker app, is powered by AI-driven features like Digital Twin and Symptom Checker that give you insights and recommendations to better your health. Download and try Pulse out today.
This content is contributed by Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited. The information in this article does not necessarily reflect the views of Prudential. Prudential does not represent that such information is accurate or complete and should not be relied upon as such.
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