Google made big news with its acquisition of Nest, the fast-growing “smart” product lines for the home (a smoke detector and thermostat), but did you know that the search engine giant has also been acquiring and developing other technologies to make all our homes even smarter? This infographic delves into the businesses Google has recently acquired that, when all placed together, could have some powerful effects on the types of technology we use in our home. From using hand gestures to fast forward our DVR to being able to pick up missed packages whenever we want at a 24/7 kiosk, the Google smart home is coming all together in 2014.
Infographic created by ForRent.com
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