Home automation isn’t a futuristic fantasy any more. It’s here. You’re able to control a multitude of devices and processes in your home, as well as your home security system, with a few taps on your mobile device. From just about anywhere in the world. In fact, “smart houses”, featuring hundreds of compatible “smart” products, are popping up all over, in large part because people have discovered that “smart” can save them time, money and energy, while also creating a more comfortable, convenient and enjoyable home.
Protect Your Family, Belongings and Property
One of the most significant results of this “smart” revolution is in the area of remote home monitoring and surveillance. You’re now able to provide enhanced protection for your family, home and belongings using a state-of-the-art wireless security system that may include door/window sensors, motion sensors and portable security cameras, for instance, configured to your needs. And even better, monitoring and controlling the system is easy, using an app on any one of the authorized smartphones or tablets in your household. You’ll likely want to verify that your current set-up provides strong, dependable whole home Wi-Fi (no dead zones) to insure reliable connectivity.
You Can Be as “Smart” as You Want to Be
Beyond setting up home monitor security precautions, you may decide to explore other smart options, perhaps beginning with devices that can help you become more energy efficient while at the same time saving on your gas, electric and water bills. But that’s just the start. Once you start thinking about the possibilities of a home automation system, you’ll be able come up with any number of useful and creative home control solutions to make your life better. Best Buy is here to help. You may want to shop our many Smart Home selections, which include smart appliances, smart lights, locks, thermostats, sensors, switches and dimmers, detectors, home security systems, home alarms, and wireless surveillance cameras, to name just a few of the options. The potential for home automation continues to grow, with great new ways to simplify your life through technology. Learn about the latest and greatest new projects on the market by following our Tech News.