Intermingling With a Home That Eventually Automates Itself

Intermingling With a Home That Eventually Automates Itself

PSFK interviews Jeff Bartenbach, the Head of User Experience at Wink, a connected home company that sells a range of unified utilities, and that values meaning over swiftness

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 5 january 2016

The Internet of Things is growing in awareness and implementation, with more ‘smart somethings’ introduced to the market each day. According to a statistic by Cisco Systems, 2008 saw more devices connected to the Internet than people, and by 2020 the amount of devices will reach 50 billion. At center for these interconnected utilities are the hubs providing the infrastructure for their ecosystem needed to thrive. In simpler terms, these hubs will put all of your devices into conversation, enabling your fridge to send your phone a push notification informing you that you’ve run out of milk.

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