With the Internet of Things getting popular, a range of gadgets has come out that can help a lot in running the house. These can be attached to the existing gadgets, or they may be in the form of an app. Jason Hope talks about ones that can adjust the temperature of the AC or inform about the progress of the washing machine. Others can heat the house as per the required comfort level before a person reaches home from the office. Several other things like lights, radios, and home alarm system can be set up to turn on or off through these smartphone apps. Another one is regarding home monitoring. This ensures that the home is safe as it can be secured from any location at any time. It can even be armed or disarmed from a remote location. In case the home alarm is triggered off due to some reason, the person gets informed through text, or email or phone call.
Jason Hope mentions the earbuds being developed by Microsoft. They would be able to play music based on the mood of the person, physical health, and weather besides the situation in which the person is at that moment. Such a gadget will have a sensor to communicate with the smartphone through its audio jack. These earbuds will monitor the heart rate along with other activity levels as a person listens to music. This gadget will be sending this information to a remote server. This, in turn, will provide musical suggestions that can maintain the designated heart rate.
Other IoT products that are exciting as per Jason Hope include the Amazon Dash. This refers to a physical button which will connect to some home products. Hence those home products will be sent to the person immediately without the need for going to the web and placing an order online. This button can be set up to reorder beverages as well as the favorite groceries.Jason Hope has a lot of interest in the latest advancements in technology that he would like to give back to the society. He is an entrepreneur as well as an investor.