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Smart gadgets you need in your life

Once your du smart home system is installed, you will ready to add all the smart gadgets to take full of advantage of your smart home’s capabilities. And, more than ever before, these gadgets may seem futuristic, but with the leaps and bounds in technology over the past few years, the future has landed early and we get to enjoy it now.

Here is a list of smart gadgets that will add value to your smart home:

Smart entertainment

Organise your sound system at the touch of a button. Smart speakers and smart TVs allow you to connect via Wi-Fi to stream your favourite tunes at your chosen volume and house zone. Usually voice-controlled or operated from your tablet or phone, these hands free devices automate your entertainment system making it accessible. You can connect your smart TV to your smart sound bar and bring your home entertainment to the next level.

By installing an integrated audio, video and home theatre system, you can also share photos or videos between family members, and get recommendations from your smart device. Plus, for the ultimate in clutter-free surround sound, you can get wireless rear speakers for full total immersion.

Smart Fridges

Why do you want one of these? Well, because they are simply impressive. Think touchscreens, think family diary, think family hub. The kitchen has long been a central meeting point in the home, but with the augmented capabilities of smart fridges, its importance is going to be further cemented. You can make your life simpler, by using the touchscreen on the refrigerator, to access your family schedules, order groceries from the store, stream music while cooking and make a shopping list.

It may sound a little out of this world, but smart fridges are reshaping the family home. No longer just a place to store food, you can now connect your smart TV and watch your favourite show in the kitchen or send a message to a family member. Already one of the most used appliances in the home, with most family members using it during the day at some point, its added value will ensure it continues to be the central family hub.

Mood lighting

Smart bulbs are here to stay and have improved immensely in terms of range and capabilities. The market has seen an explosion in terms of the variety of products available, ensuring there is something to suit all needs and budgets. Usually controlled through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, smart bulbs are LED and last much longer than traditional incandescent bulbs, saving you money in the long run.

Usually, you will want to control brightness and even colors from your tablet or phone, so downloading a companion app is the way to go. That way you can group them the way you want and control them accurately. In addition, you can schedule timers and gain remote access. Meaning you can arrive home to a house all welcoming and bright, as well as turn off the lights if you forgot before jumping on that plane to Nice for a holiday.

Automated cleaning products

The house-cleaning robot is here and it doesn’t look like the one from TV show The Jetsons, but nonetheless is impressive. With major improvements in technical capabilities and accuracy over the last few years, once thought a gimmick, house-cleaning robots are becoming more mainstream. Whether you need to vacuum or mop the floor, this smart gadget can help.

But it doesn’t stop there. There are gutter cleaning robots and showerhead cleaning systems. If you are a pet-lover, you cat’s litter box can now even be automated. Saving you loads of time and hassle.

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