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May 2018

Best Smart Home Devices of 2018

Smart Home Devices

Forbes magazine is among the many authoritative sources calling 2017 the year that the smart home went mainstream. A quick search for “smart home” at any major hardware chain’s website confirms the magazine’s prediction for 2018 — the hardware store and electronics store are crossing over. Smart Devices: Innovative, but also Practical Smart light bulbs, networked door locks and intelligent…

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Smart Home Devices that Work with Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa

Just as the universal remote simplifies home theater equipment, Amazon Alexa voice control brings smart home devices together — and there’s no need to find the remote. For those who are discovering how diverse smart home technology is, knowing that Amazon Alexa is ready to take their commands will cause a sigh of relief. Introducing the Echo The Amazon Echo,…

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What is a Home Automation Hub?

Home Automation Hub

A home automation hub can be a critical component in any house equipped with smart technology. It’s what connects multiple smart technologies in a residence so they can be controlled by a single interface. With the right setup, a hub can also allow communication between applicable devices, which is important for home or business owners who want to move beyond…

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Smart Home Automation Ideas

Smart Home Automation Ideas

From 2013 through 2025, the home automation market is expected to grow by more than 350 percent, which isn’t surprising given the many benefits the Internet of Things can bring to residential properties. Property managers who want to boost bottom lines, impress tenants or vacation guests and master word-of-mouth marketing may want to invest in smart home automation. Here are…

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