7 Premium Home Devices of 2014
Smart home devices make everything simpler and more convenient. These otherwise normal home appliances make living in and leaving your home easy on the mind. Take a look at the 7 best smart home devices of 2014 and take your pick.
- Home Surveillance: Canary
One of the most desired smart devices revolves around security. The Canary is a multimedia intruder detector. It packs an HD camera, microphone, and motion detector. Other features like a temperature and humidity sensor are also included in the Canary. If anything is out of the ordinary, you will receive video footage from it. You can monitor all activities like transactions if you happen to sell iPhone, for example.
- Home Hazard Alert: Nest Protect
This app will alert you to smoke and fire inside your house. It will send you alerts via your phone when something is amiss or if its battery is running low. As an additional feature, the app allows you to create a plan for a future emergency. It will send a customized list of tips particular to the situation.
- Home Temperature: Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner
This cooling device allows full customization in terms of your habits, turning on when you need it on. It can also turn itself off whenever you leave and turn back on when you are nearing home. It does this via your GPS position. It is the perfect device for those sensitive to heat and power consumption as it cools the room exactly when you want it.
- Cooking: Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker
This awesome device makes cooking dinner the easiest thing in the world. No matter where you are, you can adjust cooking settings like cooking time and heat at the touch of a button. This guarantees a safe way to go about your business during the day without having that nagging thought on how you will squeeze in making dinner with your time.
- Internet Connectivity: Asus RT-AC68U Dual Band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router
This monster of a wi-fi router allows 1.3Gbps speed on a 5GHz frequency band. On the 2.4GHz band, it boasts an impressive 600Mbps as well. If you are a high-end client and demand insane Internet speeds, then this device can make everything more efficient by handling and delivering faster connection in the network.
- Cooking: Dacor Discovery IQ Dual-Fuel Range
This all-in-one range promises more efficient cooking for large groups every time. It has ten different cooking modes, gently closing doors, a control panel, and burners which can sustain a very slight simmer are just a few of the luxury features of this kitchen wizard. You can directly monitor preheating, cooking time, and temperature using a built-in meat probe.
- Home Security: August Smart Lock
This front-door locking device gives you complete control over who can go through your front door remotely. These access codes may be given to others but only for a limited time, it is up to you. There is a built-in log as well which allows you to see all activity of your front door.