Home automation proves, day after day, the technology that is transforming the home and, at the same time, our way of living it. From the air conditioner to the light bulbs, to the refrigerator: thanks to special and smart sockets, that is intelligent, all these objects can be controlled remotely and in a very simple way.
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There technology home automation it has to do with the automation of devices in a house, called, for this very reason, too smart or smart home. A system is defined as home automation when check evenly all the devices that characterize a home: from lighting to the indoor climate, passing through surveillance systems and household appliances. Sometimes the leading experts in new technologies they use the word Internet of Things (Internet of Things) to better describe that particular technology that governs the home.
What characterizes a smart house is the presence of some sort of hub central which has as its purpose that of calibrate each system connected to it. In other words, if it weren’t for the hub we could hardly talk about the smart home or the internet of things. Obviously, any home automation technology, i.e. inserted in the context of one’s home, it will need a performing network: many, to push their network to the maximum, use devices such as the repeaters.
In today’s article we will get to know at least three types of customizable and expandable sockets which generally use those who live in a dwelling so to speak intelligent, or characterized by the presence of super technological objects and with which it is possible to interface directly as if you were talking to a person.
Finally, we must not forget that the home automationa branch of home technology, has a high potential for improvement and could evolve into forms that today we can’t even imagine. Without a doubt, if used well, it can definitely improve our home environment.
1. Wi-Fi wall sockets
Never worry again if you left the iron on after leaving the house: with these fantastic ones Wi-Fi wall outlets nothing will go wrong. They connect to the internet via your Wi-Fi network while allowing you to control the power of your appliances. Also, through the appropriate app installed on your smartphone or through Alexa, Google Home and / or Google Assistant, you can manage everything with a simple click.
The Wi-Fi wall sockets also have 2 integrated USB power ports. Using these Wi-Fi wall outlets in conjunction with the app will also allow you to switch appliances on or off at any time and to adjust aspects such as brightness (for lights), volume (for speakers) and channel (for TV, radio).
2. Smart plug
The smart sockets (or smart plugs) are an easy way to automate your home’s wired devices. To fully configure them, all you have to do is connect all devices to a power outlet, following the instructions in the app that you will need to install on your phone or tablet. Then, once you have connected a wired appliance, such as a lamp or a fan to your smart socket, you will be able to check it on your phone wherever you are.
If you have a hub for the smart home, like Amazon Ech or Google Home, you can too connect your smart plug to it so you can enable voice commands.
In addition to the fact of “Talk to your home” in order to control it, smart sockets are great to add to your home if you are looking to save money on the energy bill. Using the scheduling function on the application, you can schedule the lights to turn on so that they only activate at certain times of the day when you are at home. This way you will do nothing but save a lot of energy and lighten up your wallet.
3. Wi-Fi slippers
The smart multi-socket power strip (or simply Wi-Fi power strip) briefly allows all devices to be connected to a single source. It is called multi-socket precisely because refers to the fact that multiple devices can be connected. This accessory allows you to manage all types of devices through a simple application inserted on your smartphone. Thanks to this you also have access to numerous functions. One of the most important, which among other things make the Wi-Fi power strip a unique tool, is that of being able control devices with your voice.
Smart lamps, refrigerator, and even the air conditioner. All home automation accessories included in our home can be controlled through our voice, appropriately registered and stored at the time of first use. The multi-socket power strip also allows, depending on the different needs, to control all appliances at the same time and without limits. In short, if you are really looking for innovation and you want to make it smart your favorite place in the house, or the appliances you use most, then the choice of using power strips of this type is super recommended!
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Talking about home automation technology is not easy, because it is a completely futuristic way of understanding one’s home. The processes that will take place in the coming years will drastically transform what we know as a domestic environment into something never seen and experienced. In short, we just have to wait for the future improvements that will be in this area and, in the meantime, take a look at our photogallery.