2023 Smart Home Gift Ideas

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2023 Smart Home Gift Ideas
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Searching for the perfect smart home gifts can be both exciting and overwhelming. With the rapid advancement in technology, the market is flooded with options, making it tricky to pick the best. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or simply looking for ways to enhance the convenience and comfort of your home, this article is your go-to guide.

We have carefully curated a list of the most innovative smart home gifts that cater to a variety of needs and preferences. From robot vacuums like the Roborock S8 Pro Ultra to smart home hubs such as the Homey Pro, our selections will impress you.

Whether you’re aiming to simplify home cleaning, monitor air quality, or just make life a little easier, these smart home gadgets are ideal gifts for friends, family, or even yourself.

Let’s dive into the world of smart home technology and explore these amazing products that promise to transform any living space into a more efficient, comfortable, and intelligent home.

Roborock S8 Pro Ultra

The S8 Pro Ultra has a powerful 6000Pa suction that drives the robot vacuum to pick up stubborn debris from hard floors and carpets. It holds up to 7 weeks of dust. The dock even cleans itself and refills the robot water tank for you, extending its mopping range to up to 3,230 square feet.

Who’s it for: Robot vacuums are great for anyone who is looking to automate more of their home cleaning duties. This product is perfect for people looking for a top-of-the-line vacuum to help keep their home tidy.

Our Impression: “We have had the pleasure of testing multiple Roborock robot vacuum cleaners over the years, and each year we are amazed at the new features and functionality added to the latest version. The S8 Pro Ultra is truly unmatched! It improves upon the S7 in key areas (like mop self-cleaning) and is a product that I cannot recommend enough!” – Ryan

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AIRROBO P20 is a smart robot vacuum that offers great value. It’s affordable, reliable, and easy to use, perfect for those who are beginning to transition to smart homes.

Who’s it for: Anyone looking for some help cleaning their house at a great price.

Our Impression: “This really is a great entry-level robot vacuum cleaner for anyone looking to determine if a robot vacuum is right for them. It’s easy to set up and use and we definitely recommend you check it out.” – Ryan

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Homey Pro

The Homey Pro is the all-new, highly-advanced, locally-operating universal smart home that recently launched in the U.S. The Homey Pro is embedded with eight smart home technologies, including Matter, and supports more than 50K smart home devices from more than 1000 brands.

Who’s it for: Anyone looking for a top-of-the-line smart home hub.

Our Impression: “This is the first smart home hub we have tested, and it’s pretty impressive. For those who are turning their home into the ultimate smart home, this product needs to be on your radar!” – Ryan

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Sensibo Air Pro

The world’s first smart AC and heat pump controller with indoor air quality monitoring.

Who’s it for: Homeowners looking for more insights into their AC and heating systems while also being able to monitor air quality inside their homes.

Our Impression: “Great product, easy to install, and I definitely recommend for anyone looking for more control of their home.” – Ryan

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View Plus

Airthings’ View Plus monitors for particulate matter (PM), radon, carbon dioxide (CO2), humidity, airborne chemicals (VOCs), temperature, air pressure, and outdoor air quality data, providing a comprehensive spectrum of insights and an overarching summary of air quality in a way that is easier than ever for anyone to understand.

Who’s it for: Anyone looking to better understand and monitor their indoor air quality without a complicated setup.

Our Impression: “The View Plus is ‘as advertised.’ It was easy to set up and start monitoring the air quality inside my home. Most places I have lived do not come with this type of product pre-installed, so being able to have something set up to get valuable data was key.” – Ryan

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Dreo Humidifier HM713S

Equipped with Mistwave technology that creates a fine mist to reduce wet patches and resulting mold, the Dreo Humidifier HM713S features a smart control and monitoring system, accurate humidity detection, and a range of enhanced safety features.

Who’s it for: Anyone looking to upgrade their humidifier with a versatile product.

Our Impression: “A product I didn’t realize I needed until I was able to test it. I’ve used basic humidifiers in the past, but don’t think I can ever go back to those after testing out Dreo’s smart humidifier.” – Ryan

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Smart Slydr

The Smart Slydr is the newest and “smartest” voice-activated window/door open/close product with more “smart” features than others on the market. It self-locks, latches, has customizable air quality and temperature sensors, and has a PetPass that is customizable to your pet’s schedule, size, and needs.

Who’s it for: Anyone with sliding doors or windows looking to make them “smart.”

Our Impression: “This product was pretty neat. It’s not something I think everyone is considering, but if you have sliding windows and doors, I highly recommend you give it a try. The PetPass was a feature that takes the hassle out of letting your pet out (while not requiring a doggie door) which was very cool!” -Ryan

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Seagull Pro

The Seagull Pro is the most advanced (and easy-to-use) cordless robotic pool cleaner from Aiper. It comes complete with WavePath™ Navigation Technology for systematic cleaning, the world’s first-ever quad-motor system, and wall climbing capabilities.

Who’s it for: Pool owners looking to take the hassle out of cleaning their pool. The Seagull Pro automatically travels across pools to suck up dirt, leaves, and other particles off the floor and wall.

Our Impression: “A must-have for any pool owner! Cleaning a pool can be so tiresome and time-consuming. With the Seagull Pro, you just toss it in the pool and it does the hard work for you. I don’t know how I could ever go back to manually cleaning the pool again.” – Ryan

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Bird Buddy

This AI-powered camera feeder notifies you of bird visitors, identifies the species, captures their photos, and organizes them in a beautiful collection.

Who’s it for: Homeowners and renters who are looking to get a close-up look at their bird visitors and learn more about the different types of birds living in their area.

Our Impression: “Very fun product I didn’t know I needed! It adds a whole new element to bird feeding, and provides my family with endless fun while sharing videos of the latest visitors to our bird feeder.” -Eric

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Our exploration of smart home gifts has unveiled a treasure trove of gadgets that are not just innovative but also immensely practical. From the simplicity and efficiency of the AIRROBO P20, a perfect starter for those new to smart home technology, to the comprehensive air quality monitoring offered by the Airthings’ View Plus, there’s something for every need and budget. The Dreo Humidifier HM713S, with its advanced Mistwave technology, stands out as a must-have for enhancing indoor air comfort, while the Smart Slydr adds a futuristic touch to window and door operations. For pool owners, the Seagull Pro’s hassle-free cleaning is a game-changer.

Each product we’ve featured is more than just a gadget; it’s a step towards a smarter, more connected, and convenient lifestyle. Whether you’re gifting them to loved ones or upgrading your own home, these smart home gifts are sure to bring a touch of innovation and ease into everyday life.

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IoT For All is creating resources to enable companies of all sizes to leverage IoT. From technical deep-dives, to IoT ecosystem overviews, to evergreen resources, IoT For All is the best place to keep up with what's going on in IoT.