What is Smart Kitchen Technology?
IoT adds sensors and connectivity to kitchen devices, increasing communication both between kitchen devices and the abilities of the Internet.
Benefits of Smart Kitchen Technology
- Save time
- Increase cooking skill
- Decrease food waste
- Improve its user’s health
The implementations are wide-ranging, best explained by examples:
Examples of Smart Kitchen Technology
- Tovala is a smart oven that can scan barcodes to heat a dish to its precise specifications.
- Smart frying pan Pantelligent comes with a helpful app, cooking directions, and even real-time temperature feedback.
- The HAPI fork alerts its user when they’re eating too fast.
- The Smart Plate uses cameras and weight sensors to monitor eating habits and alert its user when they’re overeating. It also connects to health trackers like MyFitnessPal to combine the information with an individual’s exercise behavior.
- Perfect Bake Pro is an app-connected baking scale that ensures its user measures every aspect of a recipe correctly.
- The smart fridge can track the current status of foods and reorder ones that are running low (among other, seemingly endless abilities).