Work hard, play hard. The smart tech that keeps you running like a well-oiled machine can also maximize your downtime. Ready to relax? Kick up your feet and read on.
Make Home Your Ommm
Make everything Zen with Sonos Radio HD. Stream meditations, yoga classes, and tranquil tunes in astonishingly clear sound for effortless listening. Apps like Calm and YogiTunes, available on the streaming service, can ease anxiety, increase self-esteem, enhance positivity and more. Immerse yourself in the moment with Sonos’s thoughtfully designed speakers, whether you’re flowing through vinyasas or relaxing by the pool at sunset with a dreamy soundscape in superclear hifi.
Asakuki’s smart essential oil diffuser helps you passively manage your mood. A handy app allows you control of color, light brightness, and mist intensity. Simply choose your desired selections and set a schedule. With the ability to run for up to 15 hours on the low-mist setting, you can bliss out with aromatherapy through the workday and well into the evening.
Easy Bake Oven
Food is one of life’s great pleasures. Braise, steam, bake, or sous-vide–Gaggenau’s Combi-Steam Oven takes your kitchen to a professional level, but you don’t have to be Alton Brown to use it. Adored for their chic look, Gaggenau’s appliances are meant to impress, both in functionality and design. It has just two dials and a touchscreen, simplifying use while staying smart. Cooking automatically adjusts for exceptionally accurate temperatures and with the ability to record up to 50 recipes or presets, the oven can be operated hands-free, so you can sip wine and unwind before guests arrive. After dinner, insert a cartridge to effortlessly clean the oven, keeping it pristine.
LG’s InstaView refrigerator relies on the same technology used in the company’s TVs, making it plenty smart. The app keeps inventory of your groceries, makes virtual shopping lists, and even enables you to place orders through Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant–making planning a meal as easy as pie.
Relaxing with a weeknight dinner party? Yes, please. Stressing about cooking and planning? No thanks.
Too hot? Too cold? Stay in the Goldilocks zone and improve your overall quality of sleep with an app-based mattress for precise temperature control. Night sweats, body aches, and muscle fatigue also benefit from this tech. Ooler’s version is equipped with Bluetooth, sleep scheduling, and a smart alarm. Bonus? It can help lower your energy bill because it costs less than running the air-conditioning. Similarly, Moona’s smart cooling pillow pad helps you drift to dreamland. Cool water circulates through the pillow, regulating temperature, and tiny movement trackers monitor your sleep and then give you insights via an app. Wake up with the built-in alarm, which progressively raises the temp of your pillow to gently wake you.
Somnox is a handy, pillow-like gadget that subconsciously adjusts your breathing rate to draw you into a meditative state, bringing your body and mind into deep relaxation. Yes, you…cuddle it, but it is an award-winning device that is proven to help you fall asleep faster and wake up feeling more refreshed. Your most important downtime can be smarter and more efficient when you harness the power of home tech.
With endless options tailored to fit your unique needs, leisure time is simply better in a connected home.
Responsive Living, the term coined by Acoustic Architects founders, Aaron Flint and Spencer Hauldren, is the concept of seamlessly enhancing the client’s unique lifestyle using smart home technology. Responsive Living allows you to interact with your space via touch input, voice command, and predictive automation, placing you in full control of your home.
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