Home automation and technology are continuing to improve and create a better, more efficient lifestyle. Big names like Google, Amazon, Nest, Honeywell and other brands are creating products that will help the homeowner “connect” with their home.
Various platforms and products that connect with each other that can help your home become safer, more efficient and easier to control. This smart home technology can be controlled by a touch of a button on your mobile device (tablet or phone) or by voice command via Amazon Alexa or Google Home.
Home Automation needs one thing to work: internet connectivity (Wi-Fi). Sensors, motion and communication are the three key pieces of smart homes. Smart home products all work together and react to different functions of the home. A sensor may be used for temperature control to control the comfort in a room to sensing smoke in a kitchen in case of a fire. Monitoring, cameras, lighting and security systems that have built in motion detectors that can be set to notify if someone is in a room, to light a hallway as a night light or to control temperature in a room. Communication is key, these products and features will work together to act as the “nerves” of your home. These will all connect with each other to communicate and control the home. The “brain” which is the hub of the home automation system are connectors to all devices such has Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Start with something simple, know which devices you use regularly and think about ways to save time and energy.
GSM Services can help you get started with home automation; from Wi-Fi thermostats, CO monitors and smoke alarms, indoor and outdoor security cameras, and smart hubs. To find out more, visit us www.GSMsince1927.com or call (704) 864-0344 to schedule an appointment to see how we can help the comfort and safety of your home. Leave the Comfort to Us!