Definition of smart home in English:

smart home


  • A home equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by smartphone or computer.

    ‘you can contact your smart home on the Internet to make sure the dinner is cooked, the central heating is on, the curtains are drawn, and a gas fire is roaring in the grate when you get home’
    • ‘Even in this provincial city, smart homes feature on the real estate market.’
    • ‘I wanted to describe the ultimate smart home that I've seen and draw some lessons for you, the enthusiast and early adopter.’
    • ‘As an example, people have only a vague notion of what a 'smart home' truly is.’
    • ‘They design and build bespoke integrated audio, video, TV and heating for smart homes.’
    • ‘Mostly, it's the isolated smart home that gets attention.’
    • ‘I wouldn't need a smart home to make an audio clip respond to a movement through a door jamb.’
    • ‘The smart appliances in your smart home will talk directly to the power company.’
    • ‘The smart home may not be quite here yet, but some houses are at least taking night classes.’
    • ‘The trouble is that this vision of the smart home has been a staple of futurologist forecasts for decades and yet failed to become part of daily life.’
    • ‘Among the emerging technologies expected to prevail in the pervasive computing environment of the future are wearable computers, smart homes and smart buildings.’
    • ‘Designers might think the aged will need smart homes to make their lives easier, but it's the simple things like can openers that really count.’
    • ‘What distinguishes today's digital homes from "smart homes" of the past is the modular nature of the technology.’
    • ‘Not surprisingly, perhaps, younger people expressed more enthusiasm for smart homes than older people.’
    • ‘Arthur C Clarke may have predicted a lot more for 2001 than has emerged, but the smart home may not be far off.’
    • ‘These things will still take time, but it sounds like companies are finally working towards a (mostly) common goal, instead of squabbling over which device is going to be the "hub" of the "smart home".’
    • ‘They recognized its potential as the central brain of an integrated "smart home."’
    • ‘For others, the gadget lovers in particular, the only aspect of the smart home they will want is home entertainment.’
    • ‘But for those who can afford it, the age of the smart home has already arrived.’
    • ‘Telling your house to turn on the lights or record a TV programme may be the ultimate high-tech luxury, but for elderly and disabled people voice-operated smart homes could dramatically improve quality of life.’
    • ‘If you leave your sitting room and look into your box closet because you have to tweak the settings on some electronics, you know you have a smart home.’