The $650 Hestan Cue cooking system is made up of a countertop induction burner, a stainless-steel pan and an app (available on iOS and Android). They work together thanks to Bluetooth to teach you how to be a better cook while it automatically regulates your cooking temperature.
You can control the 1,600-watt induction burner right on the unit, or you can set the temperature and power level on the app. However, the app will send instructions to the burner about what temperature to set if you follow one of the app's recipes.
The 11-inch wide Hestan Cue pan looks similar to other stainless steel cookware you might see. You can't put the pan in the dishwasher or the oven, however, and the company advises against using it on a cooktop other than the Hestan Cue induction burner.
The Hestan Cue pan contains a "smart capsule" in its handle that is equipped with Bluetooth, as is the induction cooktop. The app connects to the cooktop and walks you step by step through what you need to do. The app tells the burner what temperature is required for each stage of cooking. At the same time, the burner is keeping track of the temperature on the pan's surface, so if it's getting too hot, the burner will automatically lower its temperature or vice versa.