In the recent years, the smart home trend is heating up as technology advances. Are you looking for extra convenience and security to be added and installed simply in your home? The Smart Home technology can help you control your devices from anywhere, monitor your home from any device, and even keep an eye on your kids! In this article, we’ll look at what the smart home is, what it can do for you, and some of the best ways to start implementing it into your life. Are you ready to get started?
What Is A Smart Home?
In short, any device in your home that uses electricity can be put on your home network and at your command. If you automate your home and transform it into a smart home, most of the appliances that requires a remote control can be controlled via command prompts with voice or tablets and smartphones. These applications are example: lighting, home security, home theater and entertainment or even thermostat regulation.
These interconnected products and objects are also called Internet Of Things, IoT for short. Identifiable through digital networks, these products and their companions are getting bigger and better as we pave way to technology revolution.
Why Do I Need A Smart Home?
Everyone wants to make their lives easier and more convenient, and a smart home allows for this. It would be great if you are able to control lighting, entertainment, and temperature or even door locks from wherever you are! Whether you are at work or a vacation, a smart home alerts you what is happening in your house, especially so when security systems can be built to provide an immense amount of help in times of an emergency.
Depending on your needs and wants, a smart home can provide a couple of things.
- Lighting path for nighttime bathroom trips or when you walk by
- Turning on/off the air con and fan during a specific time
- Unlocking your doors with just a touch on an app
- Creates mood lighting for any occasion
Which is best for your Smart Home?
Most of the common smart home uses are Z-Wave and ZigBee wireless protocols that allow connected devices to “communicate” with each other. Like LifeSmart it can support protocols including Wi-Fi, BLE, ZigBee, Z-Wave, and our proprietary CoSS protocol. CoSS protocol delivers improved coverage, greater capacity, lower power consumption and higher security level compared to the other products in the market.
Smart Home Singapore
Modern homes are picking up pace, owners are transforming their homes into smarter homes where controls can be made through your smart devices. This is especially so in such an advance country like Singapore.
Most products out there in the market already gives you the option to connect and make your home ‘smarter’ but that is only viable short-term. You can achieve a certain level of control like playing music by voicing out for example. These controls are very limited but if you are looking into something more advanced, do read on.
As technology is constantly improving, so are our homes. Getting up and ready in the morning to going to bed at night, we spend most of our time at home and it is the only place that we truly feel at ease, hence it is normal if we want to upgrade it to the next level. A perfect example for a home upgrade would be to incorporate smart applications that fits and goes well with your home design!
Also, a smart home provides ease of convenience to a hands-free solution to control most of your applications at home like lighting to curtains and motion sensors, all can be done with one touch at your fingertips if you have a smart hub installed.
In the next blog post, we will be talking about the 10 best home automation ideas that you can find with LifeSmart that is best suited to your living.
IoT and technological advances is the future moving forward, and this applies too on the smart home industry. We at LifeSmart are here to make the best out of it for you, your home and most importantly to make it valuable.
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