Convenience, not variety, is the spice of life. It’s the only way we can enjoy a glass of milk with just a few seconds instead of a few hours of prep time.
Home automation is modern society’s fresh milk. It provides you with conveniences beyond your imagination ranging from self-washing clothes to piping hot coffee available at your fingertips in the morning.
But just how close are we to having a completely automated house? Take a look at these top home automation features available in 2021.
What is an Automated House?
Home automation is the ability to control devices around and in your house from a mobile phone. Sometimes you can program devices without the need for scheduling it from a mobile app.
These examples can include home sprinkler systems or coffee makers. But the most common home automation devices are controlled remotely giving you access to your home’s features from where ever you are in the world.
This means you can prepare your home environment before you arrive to the perfect temperature, lighting and ambiance according to your preferences. Expect those options to become even more diverse in 2021.
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Echo Show 8
Move over, Echo Show 5. The new and improved Alexa home automation device is sure to help you automate more tasks with its latest release.
Expect better visibility with the larger screen and expanded list of commands. One of the standout features of the Alexa voice assistant is the ability to manage shopping tasks.
You can place orders on Amazon by voice or research your favorite products. This comes in handy when you need a hands free option to conduct research while doing chores around the house.
Alexa can also hookup to your home security system and thermostat making it easy to protect your home on the go.
The Ring doorbell just recently got an upgrade that includes more reliable communication between your front door and the app. Previous versions reported bad connections that left homeowners unable to communicate with visitors.
You can now view your front doorstep with more clarity from any where in the world. The Ring doorbell is compatible with Google home and Alexa so you don’t have to worry about accessing your doorbell cam using voice assistance.
The Sonos One is a platform agnostic voice assistant that lets you use Google Assistand and Alexa. It’s similar to the Echo Show in many of its functions including dimming lights, turning on appliances and controlling other smart devices around your home.
But it’s standout feature is its ability to broadcast premium quality music throughout your home.
Save Time and Money with Automation
The biggest convenience of an automated house is saving time. You can cut chores in half with the convenience of voice command.
This hands free option makes home automation possible from anywhere in your house. Take the leap to upgrading your devices for better quality sound, video and app compatibility in 2021.
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