The future of technology is heading towards integrating computing with regular consumer oriented devices, to make the daily chores easy.
We have been hearing a lot about Smarter Homes & Cities. Smarter Home, is more or a networked world of Refrigerator, Washing machine, Climate control, Lighting control, et al, being controlled the way one wants through a pre-configured settings or via a Smartphone application.
There are many companies who already offer these lifestyle solutions. However, these solutions are still not affordable for most of us. There are companies who are making affordable Next Generation products, some of them have been adopted many people. While some of the products, like Google Glass, is still trying to find the middle ground of how to remain unobtrusive.
Following are some of the products which are interesting, by their own. We could build interesting mashups via integration.
Let me know if you are aware of other smart devices out there.