Smart Home Automation Systems

By danielle_abram on 03/19/2018

Smart Home

When it comes to making programming easier in your home, there have been significant amounts of smart home automation systems that have recently come out. Whether you are using Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or talking to Alexa, you can make it control items around your house with a simple click of a button.

There are many different products you can get to start your smart home system. Here are some easy ways you can update your house today.

Hubs and Controllers

One of the major hubs and controllers that everyone is using is Amazon Echo, A.K.A. Alexa. Even though she may have previously lost her voice, she is still getting every job done around the house with one simple conversation or command. Connected to Wi-Fi, you simply call “Alexa,” and she will adjust your music, link to the smart devices around your home, or access the internet for any information you would ask for.

Amazon Echo

Wink 2Another hub you can use is Wink Hub 2, which is compatible with Z-Wave, Zigbee, Kidde, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. This hub is one of the most reliable hubs because it is widely supported, and there are multiple ways for you to connect to it.

 

 

 

 

Surveillance Cameras

Smart Arlo Pro 2 Security Camera

Netgear Arlo Pro 2 is one of the highest quality smart surveillance cameras available with high video quality, is easy to use, has sound and motion detection, rechargeable batteries, geofencing, and it works with any smart device!

tamper resistant electrical outletA Smart Security Wireless Camera is also a helpful indoor Wi-Fi security camera that will send you motion triggered notifications and recordings for the highest protection. This smart surveillance camera has 2-way audio, cloud storage, and facial recognition technology.

 

Locks and Home Security Systems

Smart Lock Pro and Connect is a great smart lock and security system that easily connects with Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri. Voice activation for many smart home automated systems is the best way to control your home.

Smart Lock Connected to Wi-Fi

Heating and Cooling

Ecobee 4Ecobee4 is a great heating and cooling system that not only looks sleek and is easy to use, but it also has Alexa built in to its system to improve its features. It also has a remote sensor to help detect natural energy and control the temperature in your smart home.

There are many other smart thermostats that make controlling cooling and heating in your home. At HomElectrical, we use NEST thermostats that are Z-Wave compatible and can be controlled by any smart phone, tablet, or computer.

 

 

Lighting

Philips Hue BulbsPhilips Hue Bulbs are a great addition to your smart home because they control both the color of light and color intensity in your home. These bulbs can be controlled by Alexa, IFTTT, and Siri.

You can also save energy with lighting by using smart home motion and occupancy sensors. These sensors provide efficient lighting for any building or other indoor and outdoor needs.

What Do You Want?

Smart Home Automated VacuumThere is an automated system that is available for any room in your house ranging from cooking, fitness, and indoor lighting to outdoor cleaning and gadgets. The key to all these smart home automation systems is compatibility. Not only are smart home automation systems convenient, but they are also more energy efficient. It’s time for you to have a conversation with your home and let it take control for a change.

 

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