Top left: Photo provided by Samsung – Need milk? Leave a note for your spouse on this Samsung refrigerator with a
Family Hub screen. Top right: Photo provided by Amazon – The Amazon Echo is a speaker that comes with Amazon’s
digital assistant, Alexa. Alexa can order things from Amazon, tell you the news and weather, and has a constantly
growing list of skills. Bottom left: Photo provided by Nest – The Nest smart thermostat learns your temperature
preferences and can be controlled by a smartphone app. Bottom right: Photo provided by Royal Phillips – The
Phillips Hue system uses smart LED light bulbs that set scenes, run on timers, and are controlled by an app.