9 Wi-Fi Home Automation Apps That Turn Your Phone into a Remote Control for Your Home
Your home is your castle, and a castle must be protected at all times. Of course, you’re not always at home. You’ve got to go to work and you need vacations to get away from work!
So how can you keep a watchful eye over your home and make sure your precious belongings are safe when you’re away? Two words: home automation. Home automation has been around for a long time, but the emergence of smartphones and Wi-Fi has made the technology more convenient and affordable. It might sound like science fiction, but you can now control all of the appliances in your home right from your smartphone.
There are many more devices than just these 9 to choose from but these give some idea of what is possible. If you look at something like Home Assistant (that runs on a Raspberry Pi) you'll get an idea of the scope of IoT devices that are supported from garage doors to sprinklers to everything else. You only have to start out with one device and you may be surprised to find out you already have one or two devices that are capable.
|9 WiFi Home Automation Apps to Control Your Entire Home
It may sound like science fiction, but you can lock your doors, water your plants, and feed your fish from anywhere with your smartphone.