"Smart Home" is not geeky enough... AI sounds better :)
This announcement by Facebook's founder and CEO is guarantied to inspire many similar efforts.
It is just he budget available that will be hard to match.
One could even expect next wave of "AI" devices instead of now common "smart" things...
Mark Zuckerberg Is Making His Own Personal AI Helper - Fortune
"...he wants to create “a simple AI” to run his home and help him with his work, likening it to Iron Man’s electronic assistant J.A.R.V.I.S..."
Mark Zuckerberg - Every year, I take on a personal...
"...My personal challenge for 2016 is to build a simple AI to run my home and help me with my work. You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man.
I'm going to start by exploring what technology is already out there. Then I'll start teaching it to understand my voice to control everything in our home -- music, lights, temperature and so on. I'll teach it to let friends in by looking at their faces when they ring the doorbell. I'll teach it to let me know if anything is going on in Max's room that I need to check on when I'm not with her. On the work side, it'll help me visualize data in VR to help me build better services and lead my organizations more effectively..."