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October 30, 2020

What is Artificial Intelligence and How is it Being Used in Our Homes?

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What if your refrigerator, clock, TV, light, vacuum, and camera can communicate with you on a higher level, share information, and work on your commands even from distant places? How about traveling using driverless vehicles and living with robots that serve? These are no longer the stuff of sci-fi movies. It’s all around us now. With advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence and IoT, all these things are possible. 

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to the simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think and act like humans. AI is made possible by the Internet, which may soon have significant impacts on our daily lives. 

AI has been leveraged for a variety of industries and purposes. It has made life convenient in different ways, like commuting to work, where Google Maps and other travel apps can monitor traffic and weather conditions, aside from giving directions. Banking and finance now rely on AI for customer service, fraud protection, and investment conveniences. 

Entertainment, marketing, and E-commerce are now mobilised by AI to provide more personalised content and tools for users. Even healthcare isn't being left behind. By improving diagnostics, healthcare management, and streamlining drug discovery, AI is a real game-changer!

Artificial Intelligence in your Home 

Artificial Intelligence continuously transforms societies and industries and has found its way to homes without us realising it. Here’s how AI is being used in our homes:

Home Assistant 

AI home assistants like Siri, Google Home, Amazon’s Alexa, and Microsoft’s Cortana help you perform different tasks, from checking schedules and searching for something on the web to sending commands to another app or appliance. 

Home assistants even help with parenting and make home life more comfortable. With their various benefits, you can create a quick list and set reminders, so you don't have to worry about forgetting any task.  If you need help in doing something, ask your home assistant to open Life Hacks.

“Artificial intelligence increasingly makes our lives at home better and smarter.”

If you have other important things to do and can’t make time for your child, you can keep them engaged with your home assistant. Let your child play games, read stories, and interact with it. There are so many things your home assistant can do that will surely benefit you and your family. 


AI makes gaming and entertainment even better by helping developers create games that adapt to a person’s preferred gameplay. AI also improves the overall look of classic games and repurpose them.

If you are a busy parent with an active kid, an AI robot toy is the perfect companion. These robot toys like Zenbo from Asus or Roybi are educational and can learn your child’s habits, read stories, play games, and even sing them to sleep.  

AI improves your home entertainment. Streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime learn your viewing habits and actions and recommend films and shows according to your tastes and preferred ratings. They also keep kids safe with PG choices and making sure you're always updated with the latest serial killer documentaries, if that's what you like, of course.

Home Security

New models of security cameras tap into the power of AI to offer high-resolution imagery and night-vision sensors. It has improved computers’ accuracy and capacity to increase their effectiveness in classifying objects, people, and their behavior reliably. 

AI-powered home cameras also improve the processing and analysis of increasing volumes of video footage, keeping your home protected against trespassers, keep packages from being stolen, and giving families peace of mind.

House Care

Finally, AI can help you with your household chores. You may hardly find time to clean your house or didn’t prefer to hire someone to get the cleaning done. Cleaning robots can assist you! 

One of the best cleaning robots you could have is a robotic vacuum cleaner. They’re incredibly efficient and will definitely minimise the time and effort you spend cleaning. This gives you more time to watch your kids, sleep, or work with ease. 

Robot vacuums accept schedules and will automatically run on days and times you’ve set. It has smart sensors to map your home, devise the most energy-efficient route, and recharge themselves. Plus, it has powerful cleaning technology that collects more dirt, dust, and debris in one swipe, leaving your floors, furniture, and other surfaces clean. 

There are other cleaning robots for mowing your lawn and cleaning your windows without needing a ladder to climb on. AI has definitely powered house cleaning for better living!  

Artificial Intelligence Around Us 

Artificial intelligence is already part of many products and services and is continually evolving for the days to come. AI will have a significant effect on the future of every industry and every human being. Its effects are beneficial to many, especially in your homes, where we experience most of our living.  

Roborock’s robot vacuums are your home’s cleaning partner and loved by thousands of Australian’s. Check out our most advanced robot vacuum today to experience less time cleaning and more time living!