In this hi-tech world, people are relying more and more upon gadgets to make their life easier and smarter. Right from tracking our daily fitness activities to measuring our home’s temperature to reminding us about an important meeting, smart devices have changed our daily lives. When you get so many facilities from these devices, why not turn your home into a smart one?
There are many gadgets which can make your home smart. You could switch on the air conditioning before you enter your home or you could switch off the lights which you had kept on while leaving your home. Here are ten gadgets to make your home a smart one.
Sentri can monitor the temperature as well as your home and doubles up as a security system. A 360-view camera is embedded inside the device which allows you to see your house remotely.
- Nest Thermostat
With Wi-Fi you can control the heating system of your home, even when you are not present there physically. You can use the dialer feature to turn the temperature up or down. After learning your habits, the device adjusts the temperature automatically.
- August Smart Locks
August Smart Locks can give you remote access to your home and it also works with other technologies. You can check remotely whether your room’s door is locked or not and you can also ‘buzz in’ visitors and guests from anywhere in your smart home.
- Apple HomeKit
The Apple HomeKit is a framework in iOS8 which will communicate with and control accessories in the user’s home. You will be able to group together actions and activate them using Siri. The release date of this device hasn’t yet been obtained.
This is a smart digital lock which works through Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection. You can give temporary access to people in your house even if you are not there by seeing the pictures that the lock sends to you. The device can lock/unlock the doors and record all lock activities.
This Smart Home provides device control, customer service and home view from your smartphone. This app-based proposition consists of curved UHDTV, mobile devices and other audio visual accessories.
- Belkin WeMo
The ecosystem of Belkin’s WeMo allows you to connect other systems on a modular basis. It includes an energy-saving switch and a motion detector, activates light bulbs and can work with a Crock-Pot slow cooker.
CatFi has been claimed to be the world’s smartest cat feeder which uses cat facial recognition technology. This will allow you to feed your cats and monitor their appetite, thirst and weight changes. Though not a device which can make any changes to your home, it makes your life smarter.
- PicoBrew Zymatic
This is not yet smart but Granter had identified it as an example of next generation of intelligent gadgets. This automated all-grain beer brewing device brings beer into our homes with precision.
- Tado Cooling
You can make your air conditioner smarter with Tado Cooling. It can regulate the temperature of your house when you are sleeping, going out or when you are awake. Depending on your activities, the temperature will be adjusted.
So, get these smart devices and make your home a smarter place to live in.
Do you use any of these smart devices? Do you know about any other device which should make it to the list? We would love to hear your thoughts.