This app enables you to use your Ios, iPhone , iPad or tablet to monitor your lighting, health, TVs, gaming systems and more. You can control your gadgets from close and far, and also set up voice control.
The company has a lot of devices to pick from based on how automated you want to be in your house, what environment you want to control and how you want to manage it. For example, just to name a few are the wireless keypads, switches, sockets, remotes, thermostats, cameras and sensors.
Sudden temperature shifts when you’re gone, so you just wish you could switch the thermostat before you get home? No reason to go any further. This Nest product is designed to use the position setting of your phone and adapt accordingly when it is conscious that you are away from home. The gadget lets you control your car, the office, California and Japan thermostat. Wherever you find yourself, you can adjust your home’s temperature to save more energy. There’s an additional sensor available for purchase that allows you to place it in a more important area to give it more attention. Nest also offers many other devices for purchase that’ll make staying in (or going out) easier than ever.
With this app, you won’t have to turn around on your way to work to double check your appliances are turned off. If it’s plugged into the outlet, you can turn it off via the app. Also, you can set a schedule for your appliances. According to HGTV, for example, you can set up your coffee maker to have your hot coffee ready for you on your way out the door in the mornings. The WeMo company, owned by Belkin, also has light switches, dimmers, plugs and more. But, if you only want the item that helps you control your appliances, it’s called the WeMo Mini Smart Plug and it costs $38.99.
You can adjust your lighting inside and outside of your house with your Philips Hue app to show your mood, holidays or other festivities. If you have an Amazon Alexa or a Google Assistant, you can set up those so that you can also control your lights by voice. Simply order the bulbs and access their device.
myQ Garage & Access Control
As you might have guessed, this app lets you handle your garage door from afar. If you forget or open it, you can lock it if you want visitors or delivery men to drop it off, because you’re not around. Only make sure your garage is fitted with myQ equipment