Industry and retail are delighted about the increasing networking of household appliances. But users are becoming more transparent than ever before.
Is this kitchen completely networked? Photo: Cluus / photocase.de
Marco Maas has recently started talking to a black column that sits on his living room shelf. "Alexa," he then says, for example, "livingroom light 50." A few seconds later, the lamps in the living room dim their brightness by half. Magic? More like the Internet of Things in the form of an almost completely networked home.