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The smart-home products of CES 2015 (pictures)

Smart-home products have certainly arrived in force at CES 2015. Everything from robotic washing machines and dryers to intelligent doorbells, locks, coffeemakers and brainy HVAC accessories was displayed front and center at this year's high-tech gadget extravaganza.


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Whirlpool Smart Top Load Washer and Dryer

LAS VEGAS -- The Whirlpool Smart Top Load Washer and Dryer combo links to its own mobile app and works with the Nest Learning Thermostat for increased automation and efficiency.

Editors' note: This gallery will be frequently updated as the 2015 International CES continues, so check back regularly for more new products.

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iKettle Wi-Fi Coffee Machine

Coffee makers got smarter at CES 2015, too. One of these is the iKettle Wi-Fi Coffee Machine, which pushes alerts to smartphones.

Piper nv
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Piper NV

The Piper NV builds upon the original Piper personal security solution with an improved camera and night vision.

Parrot Plant Sensor
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Parrot H20 plant sensor

The Parrot H20 not only monitors moisture levels, fertilizer, sunlight and temperature near your plant, it can water it remotely, too.

Netatmo Welcome
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Netatmo Welcome

The new Netatmo Welcome is a smart camera said to be capable of recognizing the faces of family members and tracking their household comings and goings.

Kwikset Kevo Plus
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Kwikset Kevo Plus

Kwikset adds remote lock control to its latest smart lock gadget, the Kevo Plus.

Schlage Sense connected deadbolt
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Schlage Sense

Another smart lock to add remote control as well as a smartphone connection is the Schlage Sense. The high-tech deadbolt also sports a wireless Bluetooth radio.

iDevices Switch
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iDevices Switch smart power plug

Meet the iDevices Switch, one of the first gadgets to officially support Apple's HomeKit smart-home platform. The Switch has the power to turn ordinary appliances into connected home products and can serve as a hub for other HomeKit gizmos.

First Alert Onelink
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First Alert Onelink

First Alert announced plans to expand its Onelink smart-home platform at CES 2015. The system includes previously available CO monitors and smoke detectors plus a new smart thermostat and even a wearable tracker and smartwatch.

Edyn garden sensor
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Edyn garden sensor

The Edyn garden sensor was on hand at CES 2015 as well.  Solar-powered and sporting an eye-catching design, this gizmo is built to monitor soil conditions and provide water to thirsty plants automatically.

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Ecovent smart heating and cooling system

Turn your dumb HVAC system into an intelligent robotic one with the Ecovent. The device covers standard room vents and talks to a corresponding smart plug sensor to automatically adjust home temperatures locally.

Dacor IQ dual fuel range
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Dacor IQ dual-fuel range

How's about this for a stove with serious brains? The Dacor IQ dual-fuel range sports a large touchscreen, links to iOS and Android devices, downloads recipes and even allows remote adjustment of cooking settings.

D-Link Connected Home Hub
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D-Link Connected Home Hub

Networking veteran D-Link launched its own smart-home platform at CES 2015 as well. Made to tie it all together is the Connected Home Hub gadget, which it plans to sell for $80.

Chamberlain Notifi
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Chamberlain Notifi

The trouble with many smart doorbells and camera products is that they need to be hard-wired to your home's electrics. The Notifi solves this issue by throwing in an LED light bulb that powers its camera instead. The gadget's ringer is wireless, too, so you don't have to be an electrician to install everything.

Bloomsky Weather sensor
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BloomSky weather sensor

We caught sight of the BloomSky weather sensor at CES 2015 as well. This uniquely styled smart device is designed to act as a personal and hyper-local weather station able to detect meteorological conditions in real time right from your back yard.

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Sleep Number SleepIQ Kids Bed

Meant to help kids sleep better is the SleepIQ from Sleep Number. Not only is it designed to adjust to growing bodies but it even flaunts a monster detector via its mobile app.

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SmartThings next-gen hub and hardware

SmartThings unveiled a slew of fresh connected hardware at CES 2015. Among the gadgets are a new Hub, door and window sensors and power outlets, plus motion and moisture detectors.

Oomi Cube
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Oomi Cube

Welcome a newcomer to the smart-home fray: Oomi. At the moment a mere Kickstarter project with big dreams, Oomi and its various gadgets aim to be part of virtually every section of the connected home.

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Keen Home Smart Vent

Convert your abode's old HVAC vents into intelligent ones with the Keen Home Smart Vent. Equipped with sensors to detect temperature and pressure conditions within a room, the device is designed to push heat to where it's needed most. Conversely, the smart vent will shut down airflow to regions that don't require special attention.

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iHome Smart Plug

Boasting Apple HomeKit compatibility, the iHome Smart Plug lets you control virtually any appliance that uses a wall socket through Siri. The device can also link to an Android app if that's more your speed.

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August Connect

The August Connect brings Wi-Fi wireless capabilities to its handsome smart lock. Expected to cost $49, it can be locked and unlocked from anywhere with an Internet connection.

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Yetu gateway

A physical gateway box and smart-home software platform rolled up into one device, the Yetu strives to merge multiple connected domestic products and standards under one unifying interface. The idea is for the HDMI-equipped Yetu to corral Philips Hue smart bulbs, Wi-Fi thermostats, motion trackers and what have you under its control.

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MyFox security system

Designed to be a cut above your average DIY home surveillance system, MyFox boasts sensors that detect vibrations along with the usual motion sensitivity you'll find in typical security kits. MyFox also includes a 720p HD digital eye that sports a closeable shutter for the seriously camera-shy.

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Misfit Bolt

Misfit is a company known more for personal fitness, but here at CES 2015 it unveiled its very own smart LED light bulb. Called the Bolt, this illumination creator is rated at a bright 800 lumens and can generate a rainbow of colors, all for a low $50. The Bolt also uses a wireless Bluetooth radio to link directly to Android and iOS handsets.

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Guardzilla security camera

With a sticker price of $99, half the cost of similar standalone security units, the Guardzilla is certainly compelling. Other goodies the gadget promises are geofencing, motion alerts, local storage, night vision and two-way audio.

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Honeywell Lyric Home Security System

Honeywell pledges to build out its Lyric smart-home platform to include not just thermostats but lights, locks, window shades, motion sensors and smoke detectors. According to Honeywell, everything will be wrapped up under the Lyric Home Security System moniker and commanded via a central hub or Android and iOS mobile app.

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Oregon Scientific DreamScience

Oregon Scientific says its DreamScience gizmo will help nudge you toward enjoying a better night's slumber. Specifically the orb-shaped alarm clock gently lowers its volume over time for maximum relaxation. The company also claims the DreamScience can produce "Brainwave Embedded Sounds," essentially audio triggers that prime targeted regions of the brain for wake-up and sleep.

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Yale Real Living NFC Deadbolt

Now here's a smart lock that truly looks like it's straight out of the future. As its name implies, the Yale Real Living NFC Deadbolt harnesses NFC (near field communication) to allow smartphones to unlock the gadget with virtual keys. Not only that, you have the option to share these keys with others, plus monitor and limit their use. And as with any smart lock worth its salt, you can open or close it through its mobile app.

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Stack Lighting Alba LED

Think your LED light source is advanced? Well, think again. The Alba LED from Stack Lighting uses a BR30 floodlight format, flaunts sensors to adjust brightness to ambient conditions and boasts tweakable color temperature. Also slick is a built-in motion detector that enables the Alba to switch itself on or off as needed.

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