A Guide To Smart Thermostats: Which One Works For Me?
Your Smart Home has Safety Problems (but you can fix it)
Ask a smart home owner, “is your home secure?” and you’ll get either a shrug or a thumbs-up. One answer is apathetic, the other answer is ignorant, and both are completely wrong. Your smart home is not safe.
Wi-Fi, Zigbee, and Z-Wave: What’s the difference?
Connectivity is something that we’ve all become so used to having, that many of us feel lost without it. With the rapid expansion of the internet of things, more and more objects are becoming connected. With so many people looking to have total control, the home automation industry is growing, and with that, so are the options for the way these smart home devices communicate.
The Five Types of Smart Homeowners
Smart home products offer innovations in all things home related: heating/cooling, security, energy management and overall convenience. There is enough variety in their application that it can provide value to nearly any type of person. But that begs the question –who are the most likely to invest in smart home devices, and what do they get out of it? And which type of smart homeowner are you?
Do You Need a Smart Home?
Considering investing in smart home technology? You’re not alone.
While the smart home industry as a whole is still in its infancy (as of 2016, only 28% of Canadians had invested in a connected smart home device), it is projected to have explosive growth over the next decade.
From Switch to Smartphone: Devices that Drove Smart Home Technology Forward
Today’s homes are aware nearly to the point of sentience. They know when we wake and sleep. They know how to make us feel comfortable. They can reduce our utility costs. Make life more convenient. Secure our homes.