"Internet of things" product developers, marketers, and businesses are like everybody else. They gotta sell, or they go away, fast.
The good news for these products, marketers, and businesses is that technology is moving fast enough to wow even the most skeptical about practical and fabulous new applications for the home and our operation of it.
Oops, but that's the bad news too, for as soon as tech accomplishes one feat and is ready for primetime (installation in homes), a faster, better, more intuitive way to do the same thing comes along. Confusion and doubt reign supreme.
Still, have a look at "Here’s How Smart Your Home Can Be in 2016," from Realtor.com contributor Celeste Perron. App-solutely a must for the future-is-now set.