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This touchscreen home door deadbolt lock is fully motorized and communicates with the rest of your smart home via Z-Wave Technology. The satin nickel finish gives it a timeless appeal like any old standard lock you’d buy purely for safety and aesthetic reasons. When integrated with a Z-Wave smart home system, you can lock or unlock doors with your smartphone, as well as program loads of options, like setting the lights to come on as soon as the door is unlocked. The Amazon Echo is a smart home hub that’s designed around your voice. Once it’s plugged in, you operate it entirely hands-free. Not only can it play your music via built-in apps or Bluetooth streaming; the Echo can control other smart devices around the home, from lighting and switches to heaters or anything else you can plug in. This handsome brushed nickel smart door lock features a sliding cover to discreetly obscure the keypad and fingerprint scanner. Featuring a 36 user fingerprint capacity and up to 78 individual password users, it can track and control the access allowed to everyone you want in your home. With its multi-tiered security layers, you can convert your home into a smart gateway in minutes. The fingerprint scanner can be the perfect match for families with children, as the kids don’t need to be trusted with holding on to a precious key all day. The WeMo app is designed to work with a suite of compatible easy-to-use products over the internet from your smartphone or tablet. It’s also compatible with very popular app IFTTT, which we will cover below. It comprises several functions, including Insight Switch, to show you how much energy your devices are using, Light Switch, to let you turn all the lights in the home on or off, and NetCam, which triggers home automation features when you walk in the door. The NuBryte, from Lucis, is your ticket to advanced and complete home lighting control and security monitoring. The unique feature of this smart home device is its open design API, making it possible to integrate other sensors from various brands over a wireless connection. It allows you to use your phone to control lighting, thermostat and more, as well as monitor your security either via sensors or in real-time with a look at any smart home cameras you have installed. This handsome and stealthily styled remote supports all On-Q products with IR control, plus up to 7 additional IR modes can be used, all while looking like nothing more than a sturdy universal remote control. With built-in memory, device codes will never be lost when you replace the batteries. With a learning function, this remote can add features and functions unique to your specific devices, becoming more useful as you use it. Working with a specialized companion app for your smartphone, this oven can be programmed and controlled from anywhere in the world. If you’re at work and want to preheat, you can cut down on cooking times. Changing temperature, mode, and any other settings can be done with the extensive control panel or your smartphone. This sleek device allows you to lock and unlock your doors, create virtual keys for guests and family, and keep track of everyone who comes and goes right from your smartphone screen. It’s got an auto lock and unlock function, making it easier to carry those groceries inside without having to stop. The ability to log and track who comes and goes is a valuable security option that we think shows some serious promise. This smart home camera utilizes facial recognition technology, providing a powerful remote security monitor and more. It can alert you when your children or other family members walk by, sending their names directly to your smartphone. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that your loved ones are home safe. It will also, of course, alert you when it sees a stranger. This device can be used to keep an eye on the home while you’re away on vacation, or to even check up on the babysitter using your smartphone or tablet. Even better, there’s no subscription or contract fees to maintain it. This handsome little smart light switch is wifi enabled, letting you control your home lighting from virtually anywhere on earth. Compatible with the Amazon Echo smart home hub device, it will become an integral part of your smart home ecosystem. Replace any old switch with the WeMo and you’ll be able to create customized schedules. For example, set your porch light to go on at sunset or set the kitchen lights to turn on before you get up in the morning. This wireless remote garage door opener operates with a sensor to open, close, and monitor your garage door from anywhere in the world. Using wifi connectivity and an accompanying free app, you’ll be able to take complete command of your garage situation from anywhere you’ve got an internet connection. Swiping with your smartphone can now open and close the garage door, even while away from home. The Ascend is a perfectly sleek new device intended to convert your existing garage door opener into a smart home product. It connects with the Wink smartphone or tablet app to let you monitor the door’s status from anywhere on Earth, receive real-time alerts when it’s being used, and remotely grant access to friends and family when needed. This unusually stealthy product is a smart wifi-enabled security camera and video intercom, built into a simple and elegant outdoor light. An HD video camera and motion detectors will alert you to any movement outside of your home with push notifications on your smartphone. Even better, you can communicate with anyone at your door via two-way intercom. This is all about peace of mind, and preventing break-ins so that you don’t even need to identify a thief. With seamlessly classy blind design, the Bali motorized window treatments boast an unassuming look that blends in with virtually any style of home. The blinds are controlled via the Wink app, giving you total command of the light situation at any time of day, from anywhere. The blinds themselves can be powered by your choice of battery, wall plug, or even solar power. The beauty of these modern shades is that, along with sporting a double layer that perfectly diffuses sunlight, they are utterly easy to operate. Along with physically manipulating them, the shades are designed to work with either a remote control or your smartphone or tablet, with their signature Platinum app. You can set schedules and “scenes” to rotate through, changing the way your shades look throughout the day. This single bulb supports over 16 million color gradients, and is controllable entirely via a smartphone app. It can be programmed to shine different colors at different times of the day, and can even be programmed to react to music in the room. Unlike your standard carpets seen in homes and businesses worldwide for decades, SmartStrand is a refreshing change of pace that offers a step into the environmentally friendly future. It’s crafted with corn as a fundamental ingredient, processing extracted sugar into a key component of the fabric. This is spun into the SmartStrand fiber itself and tufted into beautiful carpet. The result is a highly durable yet totally natural carpet that’s perfect for families with young children and pets. The carpet is soft and stain protected as well, for a truly winning mixture. This simple and discreet motion sensor can be programmed to trigger actions in a number of different devices, all connected by a central smart hub. This particular device is meant to work with Samsung’s SmartThings hub to allow you to set a wealth of conditions under which your other connected devices will activate. It allows you to turn lights on as you enter a room, trigger alarms for security while you’re away, and even set thermostats, window AC units, or portable heaters to automatically adjust based on temperature readings. The small size means it can be placed or mounted anywhere. Using a free companion app, this sleek device is a smart hub that allows you to take smartphone-based control of up to 8 home entertainment and other automation devices. It’s the physical centerpiece of any smart entertainment setup, the key component to tying the whole thing together. In addition to controlling what’s on the screen or playing from the speakers, it can interface with smart lights, thermostats, and other home essentials to give you control of your entire house. Have you ever noticed that your wifi doesn’t quite reach every corner of the home? While signal boosters have been around for a few years, now you can safely hide them away in full integration with your lighting scheme. The Boost features a built-in signal extender, amplifying the range of your wi-fi while providing long-lasting light. The more of these you install, the better your wifi will be around the home. This is an indoor/outdoor wireless camera system designed to seamlessly integrate a security system into your home environment. The weatherproof and uniquely styled camera uses motion detection, night vision, and an accompanying app to give you total visual command of your home. It will capture and save video clips and alert you via smartphone or computer whether you’re home or away. 6. Smart Home blinds, Amazon, Invisishade The worst part of cooking with an oven is waiting for the pre-heat; this connected app erases that problem forever, letting you turn the oven on, pre-heat, set timers, and change the temperature from anywhere. Even more, you can set timer and temperature alerts so that your phone lets you know the second it’s ready. This smart home remote allows you to use either your smartphone, with an included free app, or the remote itself for one-touch control of the entire home entertainment system and your smart home ecosystem. You’ll be able to command devices like the Philips Hue lights or Nest learning thermostat with an easy to use remote. When paired with the Harmony hub, you’ll be able to control devices that are hidden away in cabinets or behind walls, even including game consoles. Savant lets you create experiences to reflect your personality and lifestyle, switching between Sonos, Apple TV, cable, blu-ray, and other entertainment options with your smartphone or tablet. Even better, it can connect to other smart home systems like lighting, allowing you to set “scenes” where entire sets of functions can work in concert. One of the most straightforward uses of sensor technology is to pair it with lighting. This luxuriously styled aluminum wall sconce is designed as a lightweight device you can stick on any wall, providing light only as needed in fashion. Using both infrared and motion sensors, this device will activate its light based on occupancy and ambient light levels. Place it in a hall or room and it will illuminate your space only when necessary, in the dark and when you’re in the room. Here’s another innovative way to control your garage door opener with your smartphone. Along with the device itself, you get a free app that allows you to control and monitor your garage door remotely, via any smartphone or tablet. You’ll receive alerts if and when the door opens or closes, giving you a heads up on any situation at home. It works with almost every major brand garage door opener made after 1993. When you’re considering an environmentally friendly upgrade to your home, paint might not be the first or even last thing you consider, but it’s a surprisingly important facet. No matter what color you choose, you can get “green” paint by keeping a sharp eye out. The familiar fresh paint smell of the conventional type consists of greenhouse gases and harmful chemicals that are released into the atmosphere – and your lungs – when the paint is applied to a surface. Eco friendly paints will emit little to no similar smell, and contains no volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These paints will be free from many common ingredients, including toxic biocides, fungicides, and more. There are even environmentally safe pigments to make your color choice better. We admit that a crock pot wasn’t the first place that we’d think of as a great use for smart technology, but this device changed our minds quickly. With a companion app, you can control temperature, timers, and scheduling with your smartphone from anywhere, allowing you to start cooking, warm food that’s already done, and schedule dinner to be ready the second you’re home. It even brings peace of mind to those who worry about leaving dinner slow cooking while they’re at work. With a built-in database of over 30,000 devices that it can connect to and control, the NEEO is designed for simplified, centralized control of your entire smart home. Beyond this, the remote offers hand recognition and a high resolution touch screen, to make personalized, automated control as direct and easy as possible. It’s even got a “find a remote” SOS feature!