According to a recent study, family protection was the key motivator for embracing smart home technology for 63 percent of respondents.
Fremont, CA: There are some pretty cool choices available to give one’s home a high-tech makeover as smart home technology are more affordable and easier to use. According to a recent study, family protection was the key motivator for embracing smart home technology for 63 percent of respondents.
Advantages of smart home technology
- Conveniently Protect Home and Belongings
With their always-on connectivity and notifications systems, smart homes allow consumers to quickly respond to the unpredictable, from Wi-Fi-enabled smoke alarms to plugs with auto turn-offs. Installing an innovative water leak and moisture monitoring system, for example, allows users to set alerts on their phone for unusual moisture changes and stop leaks until they cause significant flooding or mold.It's a simple way to prevent expensive harm to one’s house, whether it's from an overflowing laundry tank, a broken washer hose, or a leaking water heater.
- Keep an eye on the children, pets, and elderly parents.
When one’s child is home alone, video surveillance, motion detection, and smart door locks will help them keep an eye on him or her. Users may even use a device's speaker to check in with an elderly or sick family they care for or even tell Fido to get off the couch.
- Trims Energy Bills
Smart devices will save the user money by preventing them from leaving lights on in the garage overnight or operating the air conditioner in an empty building. You'll save money on electricity energy bills if they use less power.
- Answer the Door from Anywhere
When someone knocks on one’s door, smart doorbells and locks notify the user of the smartphone. Users can also use their smartphones to communicate with visitors through the doorbell device. They'll have peace of mind of knowing they can be "virtually" present when the doorbell rings, whether they're at work, shopping for groceries, or enjoying that long-awaited holiday in an exotic, far-away place.
- Make Home Awesome
Users can now monitor household appliances and devices with their voices and gestures, and as technology improves, it will be able to predict and react to their habits and interests. The best thing about smart homes is that users don't have to spend a lot of money upfront to begin; they can gradually add the different components.
- Save Money on Insurance
Since smart home provides many fantastic prevention and security advantages, American Family Insurance provides up to a 5percentage discount on property insurance to tech-savvy owners who use qualifying smart systems throughout their homes.