5 Ways to Turn your House into a Smart Home

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learn the easy way to turn you home into the smart. You need to start just from the small things and eventually you will be able to have a smart home.

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  • 1. 5 Ways to Turn Your House into a Smart Home August Smart Lock The August Smart Lock uses its keyless technology to keep your home safe, even when you're not around. From your smartphone, you can let guests in, check to make sure that you locked up before you left the house, keep a record of who's entered and exited, and unlock your door as you trudge up to your home after a long day's work. Convenient? Yes. Smart? You bet.

2. Touch-Screen Refrigerator There's no reason why your refrigerator can't do more than just keep food cold. The new smart fridge from Samsung features a Wi-Fi-enabled LCD screen that lets you access your apps. Check the weather, browse the Web for recipes, maintain a grocery listall from your refrigerator door. 3. Home Automation Systems intraHouse, a best-seller in wireless home-control networking technology, offers hardware and software for every residential need, from irrigation control and occupancy sensing to remote-control HVAC. If this all sounds a little daunting, consider easing into automation with the company's starter kit for lighting and appliance control. Philips Hue Smart Lighting What can Philips Hue do for you? For starters, the system can set your lights to brighten gradually in the morning to wake you up naturally. You can also re-create the quality of light from any photo on your smartphone by using a dropper tool to choose the palette. Or you can simply configure your lighting to turn on and off at set times. 4. Video Doorbell It's like caller ID for your front porch! The VTech video doorbell allows you to screenand even video chat withvisitors before you answer the door. Not home? No worries. The system takes a snapshot each time the doorbell is pressed, so you'll always know who came knocking while you were away.