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How LG Smart Homes and nest.com are making the best use of IoT


Every year we see more and more tech that makes us more connected and mobile. We remember the days before smartphones, but could we live without them now? Could we live without our mobile tablets, our cloud connected devices, and all of our tech integration? What’s next? Well, the next big thing is the smart home.@onthemarketblog looks at too some companies, that are leading the way, in home innovation. 





smart homes by LG

At IFA 2015, LG Electronics (LG) is  also showcasing its newest premium kitchen lineup with more consumer-centric functions than ever before. Featured prominently among the lineup will be the LG STUDIO, which has been designed to seamlessly integrate into kitchens for maximum convenience and the best possible performance to enhance the quality of customers’ meals. LG STUDIO offers a full complement of modern kitchen necessities including ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers, induction surfaces and gas cooktops, representing the perfect marriage of functionality and design, perfect for today’s consumers’ smart lifestyles.






LG STUDIO Oven: Better Cooking Without the Mess,Speed Oven: Professional Cooking Quality at Your Fingertips




The LG STUDIO oven features Easy Clean technology, which includes advanced hydrophilic enamel enabling easy clean-up of food messes. Easy Clean technology eliminates potential food safety risks that could be caused by using harmful oven cleaner solutions. Simply turn on Easy Clean, wait 15 minutes, spray the interior with water and wipe it clean. It couldn’t get any simpler or safer than that.



The Speed Oven is equipped with a Charcoal Lighting Heater™ which emits a rapid flow of intense heat to reduce cooking time. Compared to conventional built-in ovens, LG’s Speed Oven can prepare a 1.5kg pork roast 74 percent faster, while still delivering crispy-on-the-outside, yet juicy-on-the-inside results due to the Charcoal Lighting Heater’s fast heat dispersion. The Speed Oven’s interface is interactive and features the Auto Menu function which offers a wide range of pre-set modes to help prepare one’s favourite dishes with a minimum of fuss and preparation. And the full stainless design makes it an ideal, premium-looking addition to any kitchen.


“Our kitchen appliance package is ideal for those who relish the culinary arts, take pride in interior décor and of course, love spending time in their kitchens,” . “The convenience of LG STUDIO’s portfolio becomes most apparent for those who spend much time in their kitchens. At LG, we believe kitchens shouldn’t just be an afterthought.”Jo Seong-jin, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Appliance and Air Solutions Company

LG Smart ThinQ™ allows users to download, update and share recipes with friends and relatives via their smartphones, tablets and other smart devices. The LG STUDIO oven is NFC-enabled, which automatically sets the mode, temperature and time for a given recipe after tagging a smart device to the oven. LG STUDIO ovens even self-diagnoses malfunctions to cut down on the time and expense normally required to repair kitchen appliances.



LG STUDIO Refrigerators: Keeping Food Fresher and Longer


LG’s advanced Inverter Linear Compressor has been re-designed to be more compact and to seamlessly integrate into the premium LG STUDIO refrigerator. Inverter Linear Compressor technology enables the LG STUDIO refrigerator to be an industry leader in energy savings, freshness, low noise levels, capacity and durability. The Inverter Linear Compressor also regulates cooling power and reduces internal friction, making the refrigerator incredibly efficient, earning it a European Union efficiency rating of A++. And with the industry-exclusive Total No Frost technology which utilizes the Multi-Air Flow system to evenly spread cool air into every corner of the refrigerator, there’s no icy build-up and food stays fresher longer.


LG STUDIO Dishwasher: Clean Smart



The LG STUDIO dishwasher delivers spotless results and energy savings using TrueSteam™ technology while still delivering A+++ energy efficiency with LG’s unique Inverter Direct Drive. TrueSteam™ discharges high-temperature steam particles directly at food particles to melt them away, leaving dishes immaculately clean. Temperature and pressure are managed by the dishwasher’s built-in steam generator, which has a delicate touch yet is powerful enough to eliminate even the toughest stains so there’s no need to pre-wash dishes or cups by hand.


The LG STUDIO induction cooktop features Touch Slide Control which allows all functions including heat levels to be adjusted from an intuitive and easy-to-clean ceramic control panel. The gas cooktop features dual front controls, which free up more space for preparing one’s favourite dishes, as well as a flame failure safety device, which gives homeowners peace-of-mind by preventing gas leaks when the flames go out.

NEST® MEETS LG HomeChat!


You can have a easier time using the Master Control function by connecting to Nest. 


Connect LG HomeChat with Nest for an even better smart living experience. Nest will communicate with LG HomeChat to activate Smart Savings mode on your appliances when you're away from home- helping you save energy and operate your appliances more efficiently.


Nest Labs is a home automation producer of programmable, self-learning, sensor-driven, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats, smoke detectors, and other security systems. It introduced the Nest Learning Thermostat in 2011 as its first product. The Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector was then introduced in October 2013.And, after acquiring Dropcam, the rebranded Nest Cam was introduced in June 2015.

Nest Thermostat

Co-founded by former Apple engineers Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers in 2010, the start-up company quickly grew to have more than 130 employees by the end of 2012. Google acquired Nest Labs for US$3.2 billion in January 2014 which had 460 employees in mid-2014 and continued its brand identity.



Quick intallation guide for installing nest thermostat

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