Home smart gadgets are devices that are connected to other devices on the network. These devices usually have different wireless protocols to connect with other wireless devices.
Nest Learning Thermostat
The Nest Learning Thermostat is a high-tech device that uses machine learning to adjust the temperature of your home. It can save you money on energy and can help you connect with your home.
The Nest Learning Thermostat can be controlled remotely from your smartphone or tablet. You can choose from pre-set schedules or customize them as needed. In addition to heating and cooling, the unit can also control your hot water tank.
It can also detect the presence of the owner, and turn off the system when they are away. This is great for people who frequently travel. For homes that are empty for long periods of time, the Nest can help save money by lowering the thermostat when no one is home.
Ecobee 4 smart Thermostat
The Ecobee 4 is a smart thermostat with many great features. It has the ability to work with the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Plus, it has an advanced room sensor to help you keep your home warm and cool. This device is easy to set up and can even be used to save energy while you’re away.
There are a few things you need to do before you can get your Ecobee 4 up and running. First, you’ll need to link your Amazon account. You also need to connect the thermostat to your WiFi. Once you’ve done that, you’ll be able to get your Ecobee set up.
Neeo from Control4
Neeo from Control4 is a sleek handheld smart remote. The device works with a wide variety of smart home devices including TVs, speakers, Blu-ray players, and more. It provides quick access to favorite playlists, movies, television stations, and room-level smart home scenes. You can also set up a series of routines on the touchscreen.
Despite its appearance, Neeo is easy to use. It includes tactile buttons for common functions, such as volume adjustment. And its high-resolution glass touchscreen interface offers a smooth navigation experience.
Neeo can be used with the new Control4 Smart Home OS 3. That platform can be operated by phone or using Alexa and Google Assistant. In addition, Neeo’s one-touch favorites can be chosen using the Control4 app.
Netgear Arlo Q smart security camera
The Netgear Arlo Q is a smart security camera designed for indoor use. It features 1080p HD, night vision, and two-way talk. You can use it to detect movement and send alerts. Alternatively, you can watch live streams and recorded clips.
To set up Arlo Q, you will need to log into the device using a mobile app. In addition, you’ll need to scan a QR code to connect the camera to your home network. This requires you to provide your Arlo account and home network password.
When you’re ready to view your video, you can do so through the app or web portal. You can also set up an email or push notification alert.
Sonos Hi-Fi speaker
Sonos Hi-Fi speakers are modern alternatives to the traditional home audio systems. These devices allow you to stream music from a variety of online services and play it in a number of rooms. You can also use voice control to control the speaker.
Sonos’ ecosystem has expanded into home theater, portable speakers, and connected amplifiers. Regardless of which model you choose, you will still need to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
One of the features of the Sonos S2 app is the ability to set up a music service account on the device. The app also lets you group multiple speakers together. This makes it easier to navigate and control all of your speakers from one location.
Wireless Flow Meter
Smart meters can be used to monitor the use of water and provide information on its usage. They can also be used to monitor leaks. A smart meter can send alerts and notifications through the web portal or a mobile app. This can help save water and identify conservation opportunities.
If you are considering installing a flow meter, EBMUD has a rebate program that will pay you up to 50% off the device. The program is available to all EBMUD customers. You must submit an application to EBMUD within 90 days of the purchase of a flow meter. It must include a photo of the newly installed equipment, along with a W-9 form. Once your application is approved, you will receive a credit on your next water bill.