A smart home is a home that uses technology devices in carrying out tasks and activities and this saves one’s time, improve efficiency, security and comfort. These smart home devices are usually automated and can be controlled remotely even when you are away from home. Smart homes devices can be costly to purchase but they will help you a great deal in saving amount of energy used by home appliances and time and this will help in reducing costs of using this power. There are some other smart home devices which are much cheaper and this makes it possible for many renters and low income earners to acquire these devices. Many smart home devices are easy to use and they do not require any experience to work with them. Some of the best smart home devices which will help you a great deal in saving time, money and energy include the following light smart home devices. These smart home devices are in different varieties and the only best lighting device is the Philips Hue because of its cost and its saving power. Philips Hue can work effectively with Top-notch app connectivity, an application which is used to set time for lighting bulbs and also it can be used to regulate lighting levels, either bright or dim lighting. This device will help you in saving time of switching on the bulbs and also will help you to save money by reducing costs.
Another smart home device is the Belkin WeMo switch which helps you to change old fashioned devices into smart home devices. This device helps you in regulating the amount of power used by appliances affixed to it and also allow you to control switches remotely. Belkin WeMo has a timer which will break the power circuits as desired by the users. Timer will prevent your devices and appliances from over consuming energy which can raise costs.
Cleaning devices. Cleaning can be hectic at times and vacuum cleaners were introduced to save us time and costs in cleaning. There are some robot cleaners which have advanced in technology, for example LG HOM-BOT Turbo+, which has ability of multitasking. This smart home vacuum cleaner can be used as a security device in your home, by detecting movements, taking pictures and sending them to you in your phone. You can also monitor cleaning remotely by sending photos of the rooms you want this robot to clean.
Advancement of smart refrigerators. Smart fridges are advantageous as they save a large amount of energy when compared to old fashioned fridges. Example of smart fridges is the Samsung Family Hub refrigerator which has WI-FI connections and has cameras inside it. These connections will help you to monitor what you need to buy from the grocery stores without necessarily going into the house physically. You will also be able to manage your fridge over the phone and this reduces a lot of costs in traveling.
All smart home devices can be networked to work with harmony with each other. The device that enables this networking is called Amazon Echo and this device can be used to turn on and off switches and setting timer for various smart home devices. Amazon Echo is compatible with all other smart home devices such as Belkin Switch, Philips Hue lights and recipes devices.