Smart home devices are not only convenient and fun, but they can also help you save energy, money and time. Whether you want to control your lights, thermostat, security cameras, door locks, speakers or appliances, there is a smart gadget for you. Here are 10 of the best smart home devices that will turn your house into a smart home.
- Smart Speaker
A smart speaker is a device that can play music, podcasts, audiobooks and more from various streaming services. You can also use it to control your smart home devices, answer questions, set timers, make calls and more with your voice. Some smart speakers have built-in voice assistants that can understand your commands and respond accordingly. Some also have advanced features like immersive sound, built-in hubs and multi-room audio.
- Smart Bulb
A smart bulb is a light bulb that can change its color and brightness according to your preferences. You can control your smart bulbs with your voice using a voice assistant, or with an app on your smartphone or tablet. You can also create schedules, scenes and routines to match your mood or occasion. Some smart bulbs can also sync with your music, movies and games for an enhanced experience.
- Smart Security Camera
A smart security camera is a device that allows you to remotely monitor your house. It is capable of recording high-quality movies and includes capabilities such as night vision, motion detection, two-way audio, and more. You can watch live or recorded videos using an app on your smartphone or tablet, or on your TV using a streaming device. To dissuade attackers, some smart security cameras include built-in lighting, sirens, and alarms.
- Smart Plug
A smart plug is a device that lets you turn any appliance into a smart appliance. You can use it to control your lamps, fans, coffee makers and more with your voice using a voice assistant, or with an app on your smartphone or tablet. You can also monitor how much energy your appliances are using and set schedules to save power. Some smart plugs can also integrate with other smart home devices for automation.
- Smart Doorbell
A smart doorbell is a device that lets you see who’s at your door in crystal-clear detail. It can record videos with features like high resolution, wide-angle view, color night vision and more. You can also talk to your visitors with two-way audio using your smartphone or tablet using an app. Some smart doorbells also have advanced features like facial recognition, package detection and theft prevention.
- Smart Display
A smart display is a device that combines a touch screen and a speaker with a voice assistant. You can use it to watch videos, make video calls, browse recipes, check the weather, play games and more. You can also use it to control your smart home devices, see who’s at your door, view your security camera feeds and more with your voice or touch. Some smart displays also have advanced features like gesture control, face recognition and ambient EQ.
- Smart Lock
A smart lock is a device that lets you lock and unlock your door without a key. You can control your smart lock with your voice using a voice assistant, or with an app on your smartphone or tablet. You can also grant access to guests, family members and service providers remotely or with codes. Some smart locks also have advanced features like auto-locking, geofencing and tamper alerts.
- Smart Thermostat
A smart thermostat is a device that lets you adjust the temperature of your home from anywhere. You can control your smart thermostat with your voice using a voice assistant, or with an app on your smartphone or tablet. You can also create schedules, zones and routines to optimize your comfort and energy savings. Some smart thermostats also have advanced features like learning your preferences, sensing your presence and adjusting to the weather.
- Smart Vacuum
A smart vacuum is a device that cleans your floors automatically. You can control your smart vacuum with your voice using a voice assistant, or with an app on your smartphone or tablet. You can also schedule cleaning sessions, set no-go zones and monitor the cleaning status. Some smart vacuums also have advanced features like mapping, self-emptying and mopping.
- WiFi UPS
As most of the smart home devices are interconnected through a Wi-Fi. So, for their seamless working you need an uninterrupted Wi-Fi connection. A WiFi UPS is a device that provides power backup for your router, broadband modem, ONT device, CCTV or any other 5V/9V/12V device. You can use it to keep your internet connection alive during power cuts or switch over to generators. It has an intelligent battery management system that charges itself when there is electricity and switches to battery mode when there is a power outage. It also has features like current, surge and deep discharge protection.