When we imagine the future of smart homes, it’s hard not to get caught up in Jetsons fantasies of telepathic robot helpers and self-cooking meals—the fully automated, self-living life.
Sure enough, there are people trying to prepare that future for you. You’ll be able to wake up to a realistic replica of sunrise in your bedroom, with a cup of hot coffee already at your bedside. From work you’ll be able to feed the fish remotely or call up a new pair of shoes on the 3D printer at home. At the end of the workday, an app that knows you by your heartbeat will open the door for you, turn on the lights, pour you a drink, and put your favorite show on the TV. If you want, your smart home will even greet you with your chosen theme song—“We Are the Champions,” say.
Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/emerson/2015/07/07/the-simple-truth-about-smart-home-technology/