Almost all the information currently on the Internet is created by humans. Content mainly produced by people. But the Internet of Things (IoT) is about devices connected to the Internet and interacting with other connected things and to a small extent with humans, and providing its own content. It is a concept that has enormous potential to impact how we live and work and is already starting to impact the home. But we are just at the tip of the iceberg. Smart TVs already comprise some of the billions of “things” currently connected to the Internet, and they will definitely have a role to play as the Internet of Things unfolds. I will start to identify that potential.
You know what Smarthome product can get really expensive in a hurry? Smart Lighting. Do you know what Smarthome products shouldn’t need to get so expensive? Smart Lighting. Thankfully, there’s an introduction package out there that offers up a good taste of what smart lighting can do for your home. Introducing Philips Hue’s new Smart LED Dimmer Kit. It works out of the box and doesn’t even need apps or bridges to work properly.
One of the things that I always recommend to somebody who wants to get into Smart Home devices is to start with the front door and go from there. The Ok-I-Dokeys entry system is the perfect way to introduce yourself to the idea of a keyless home without sacrificing too much tradition. You can still use your existing deadbolt’s keys if need be (in addition to your smartphone and more) and it sets up in a matter of minutes. Best of all, it supports more Android and iOS devices (as long as you have Bluetooth 4.0) than its competitors. Come check it out!
Home monitoring and surveillance is not just for the rich or nefarious. Sure, we all have that house on our block that’s tricked out with half a dozen cameras and tripwires (despite their being an aging Datsun in the driveway), but find out why real people have a real need for home monitoring.
August's newest smart locks and Doorbell Cam Pro work together to create a smart and easy ecosystem at your front door. Time to say hello all over again!
If you're into smart home products pertaining to security and convenience, you'll want to know what TP-Link and Kasa Smart just revealed at the 2019 CES.
Today we consider the importance of smart locks in improving your smart home setup and helping you to feel safe and secure whether at home or on the road.
Today's blog is all about finding smart technology solutions that can make student life easier as this year's class gets ready to head back to school!
Smart Light Switches are nothing new. In fact, they're one of the oldest tricks in the Home Automation book. TP Link's HS200 Smart Light Switch doesn't exactly re-invent the wheel, but with fast installation times, a smaller box size than early switches and a slick look, this may just be one of the best.