As the internet of things (IoT) begins to take over the home, sensors are a critical point in providing information to enable this revolution. Sensors are being proliferated across a variety of mobile devices, white good appliances, and general consumer goods to improve the quality of life and efficiency of people. SMI brings a variety of small, cost effective solutions to address this ever expanding market.
For the discerning consumer, minimizing the odor from cooking on the stove is done by running a fan in the stove hood.
Coffee & Espresso Machines
House hold coffee machines utilize pressure to control the brewing process and to purge the line once the coffee has been fully dispensed.
Refrigerators have been used for decades to help preserve food by maintaining a low temperature.
Water purifiers utilize HEPA filters to remove contaminants from water to enhance safety and quality of drinking water in the home.
For people living in metropolitan areas, air quality can fluctuate drastically potentially causing respiratory issues or long term damage to the body.
As demand for more efficient washing machines increases, more and more designs are beginning to incorporate MEMS based pressure sensors to detect water level.
Pressure sensors are being utilized in vacuum cleaners for a variety of functions to improve efficiency and user friendliness.