Top 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Smart Home
Published August 23, 2021

Did you know about connected smart home systems and smart home automation about a decade ago? I am sure you didn’t. In the same way, did you know that a smart home is also referred to as the ‘house of the future? Besides, were you aware that the key goal of smart home automation is to make your life easier, more comfortable, and smoother. 

There is a high chance that you didn’t know. But there are many other things about smart home automation that you might not have heard of, and we are happy to share them with you. 

 

Smart homes have been around for longer than you know

 

Smart home automation is recent and not a lot of people have had automated devices at their place for a long time. But now it seems more like a rule than an exception to have automated devices in your home. And did you know that smart home products were already developed between 1966 and 1967 and were referred to as the ECHO IV and the Kitchen Computer. Wherein, the ECHO IV was used to assist in controlling digital clocks and regulating air conditioning, and Kitchen Computer was used for storing recipes. 

 

Yes, you can turn dumb devices into smart ones

 

Yes, you read it right. The technology is growing at such an unbelievable pace that you can make a dumb device work smart in a matter of no time. An example of the technology making it possible is the smart soccer or smart plug, which can seamlessly make your dumb device smart quickly and easily.

 Just plug the cord of your device into the Smart Socket. After that, you can manage it with your smartphone. For instance, you can set a time frame for your iron to turn off after a specific time if it is plugged into a smart socket. It’s that easy. 

 

Smart devices work well together, no matter the manufacturer

 

Are you concerned that your different technology can not work together seamlessly? Believe it or not, they team up unbelievably well. The best thing is that no matter which brand’s smart device you have, it connects seamlessly with devices of other brands. 

You’ll just need to have a third party act as the main system to have all the technology work together. So no matter the provider or manufacturer, with a little custom work you can have a diverse system that works seamlessly.

 

Smart homes save you money in ways you never knew

 

Yes, smart lights work with highly efficient led lights which can save you unbelievably more money than you thought. On top of that when you are away, smart lights can turn off automatically and stay on only when you want it to happen. 

Even with security you can save with having smart cameras that only operate when there is motion detected. So it’s only on when it needs to be, energy saved!

You no longer need to set different alarms, spend money on locks, and much more when you can take care of keeping your home safe with a smart home security system. 

 

 

Now that you know a lot more about smart home automation and the potential of connected smart home systems, ensure that you invest in the best smart home automation company like ETC. ETC is a reliable smart home automation and connected smart home systems provider with over 30 years of experience in delivering delight to their customers. 

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