What is a smart home?
A Smart Home, or Connected Home, is the blanket term used for a group of devices and appliances you can connect to your Wi-Fi network and manage from anywhere. There are smart appliances for pretty much every room in the house, and you can start small and work your way up, or buy as many smart appliances as you can and connect your whole home. Smart Home appliances include:
How to set up a smart home?
Setting up a smart home is easy. You can go for full smart home automation, or add smart appliances here and there as you need to update and replace. Each smart appliance will come with easy-to-follow instructions, and usually an app, to help you get the most out of it. A Smart Home hub is the way to bring your Connected Home tech together. These hubs:
- Control smart appliances with your voice
- Link into smart assistants
- Are quality speakers
- Allow you to use voice web searches
- Can stream video and audio
- And much more
Are smart home devices safe?
Yep, smart appliances and smart home devices are perfectly safe. You can use them as a regular appliance if you wish, or connect them to make the most out of their technology. JB is the home of big brands, and all the big Connected Home brands take security and safety very seriously. Big brand Smart Home devices at JB will give you total peace of mind. Some of the big brand gear online and instore at JB includes:
How do smart home devices work?
A smart device or smart home appliance works best by allowing you to control it remotely, usually with your voice, and from anywhere in the world. Connected Home technology is about making it easier to access information, as well as making those regular household jobs that little bit easier. Connect your smart home devices to the central hub, and a whole new world will open up.
What are the best smart home devices?
Each smart home appliance or device has its own benefits, so consider what you want to get out of it. For example:
- Feed and play with your dog from anywhere
- See who’s at your front door when you’re not home
- Sync your lights to your music
- Walk into different rooms and have your music follow you.
- Change TV channels with just your voice
- Have your calendar read out every morning
- Shop straight from your fridge
- Unlock your door with your phone
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