10 Most Amazing Home Automation Devices We've Seen
Home automation – they've been talking about it forever, but most men still find themselves running around, tending to the home as if they were on a seafaring ship. And sometimes when you get off work, you just want to relax.
Imagine having the ability to change your temperature while you're in a completely different room from the thermostat...Or switching lights on and off not just from anywhere in the house but from anywhere in the world...
Check out our guide to the best home automation devices on the market. These top ten smart-home gadgets will help to make your life easier and your house more intelligent.
And you? Time to kick back your feet, crack a beer, and watch the game.
The Rachio Iro 8-Zone Smart Sprinkler Controller can automatically gather information about your zones and location to create a watering schedule for you.
- 29 bought
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This smart tag can be used on anything from your door or windows to a laptop.
- 4 bought
- 386 views
Control your home via the internet, with SmartThings that allows you to program almost anything, from thermostats to lights to garage doors to washing machines. Receive notifications to your smartphone when people, pets and cars arrive or leave, or when your doors open, close.
- 66 bought
- 505 views
Easily maintain your desired comfort level in your home using this Wifi thermostat, as it remembers your temperature adjustments and programs itself to build a personalized schedule.
- Most homeowners install Nest themselves in 30 minutes or less
- Connect Nest to Wi-Fi to control it from your smartphone, laptop or tablet
- Works with 95% of 24V heating and cooling systems
The Ankuoo NEO allows you to power your electronics on or off from wherever you might be.
- 5 bought
- 392 views
Even when you work from home, sometimes people need access. But, you still need to secure the space.
- Uses iOS and Android smartphones
- Control who has access to your home and manage how long their access lasts
- Powered by 4xAA batteries, so it's always on
If, you have a standard alarm, or no alarm at all, Canary may become your best friend.
- Stream real-time video of your home with Canary's 1080p HD camera
- 147-degree wide-angle lens, automatic night vision, and high-quality audio.
- Protect your home with Canary's 90+ dB siren, motion-activated recording
We know how it works. You've got a Nest thermostat, a few Philips lights scattered throughout your home and a Dropcam to keep an eye on everything. And that's cool, but the IoT does present a few problems - like the sheer number of apps you need to run from your phone to control everything. Wink knows how you feel too. See them winking at you in acknowledgement? Their interface links all these devices (and many more) - and this wall controller allows anyone who's home to control each one (or all of them together).
- 12 bought
- 362 views
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