Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology, better known as Smart home technology, has continued to evolve in recent times. Having started back in the early 2000s, they are now becoming more of a regular fixture in the modern home. They allow the user to control and monitor their connected home devices from their smart phones, which is a huge help for those living a very busy lifestyle. There are many offers available for these, so it is worth shopping around for deals, such as the starbust online offer. Here we cover the leading smart home technology for your home in 2019.
- Nest Thermostat
Nest continue to lead the way when it comes to smart home technology and this thermostat was their first product. Its compatible systems include Amazon and Google. The device is an incredible addition to your home, with both how it works and its appearance. It is so simple to use with a twist dial for turning the heating up and down and also a touch screen to adjust the settings. You can also control all of this from your smart phone, via an iPhone or android app. The Nest thermostat can be set to schedule heating for when you are on your journey home from work, so is a fantastic addition to any smart home.
Did you know that 1ºF can make a world of difference? Turning your Nest thermostat just 1ºF higher this summer can lower your cooling bill by up to 5%. Learn more: https://t.co/vI441PuHu6. pic.twitter.com/ilB7hZrVe0
— Nest (@nest) June 21, 2018
- Philips Hue starter Kit
Philips have long been at the forefront of smart lighting, having been the first to release it. This starter kit connects to your router, so you can control the lighting in your home from wherever you are. Again this connects to your smart phone, so can be controlled on your journey home, so upon your arrival your home can be glowing, a look a lot more inviting. The device can also be set to give a sunrise effect in the morning with the lights gently being turned up. This is another great addition to the modern home and will even turn itself off if you forget to do so.
Ready to add smart home lighting? It’s easy with the new Philips Hue White Ambiance Starter Kit. You get four smart LED bulbs and a wireless bridge for smartphone control. https://t.co/F4Fcdt2cmc pic.twitter.com/ku4vcNHUtR
— Crutchfield (@Crutchfield) August 8, 2018
- Ring Video Doorbell
Another leading device that is compatible with Amazon, Apple and Google. The video bell attaches to your door and connects to your existing doorbell. This means once it is triggered it will notify your smart phone instantly, and you can then speak to whoever it is from wherever you are. This is also a fantastic addition to your home for reducing crime, as it is a big deterrence. The device can also include video recording, to further enhance the experience.
When a stranger approached his front door and picked up a package, this homeowner was able to successfully scare him off within seconds. #AlwaysHome
— Ring (@ring) December 20, 2018