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.
- 28 bought
- 969 views
This smart tag can be used on anything from your door or windows to a laptop.
- 2 bought
- 280 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.
- 64 bought
- 353 views
They've finally modernized the garage door. Well, at least the opening function. Sure, most of the time you remember to clip that damned garage door opener to your visor, right? How does it so often wind up under the seat, in the glove box, or on the floor of the garage?
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.
- 3 bought
- 303 views
If you already have a whole-home security system including smart video feeds, Canary is not for you. If, however, you have a standard alarm, or no alarm at all, Canary may become your best friend.
- 11 bought
- 286 views
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).
- 10 bought
- 255 views
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