There is a choice: how to manage home appliances through the Internet
Science fiction writers in their works often saw the future fully automated where robots or special arrangements on their own to cope with daily routine, freeing the person time to rest, and other useful things. It’s hard to say that we have reached this milestone in our development, but at least are actively seeking there: today a large army of household appliances support the inclusion and management via mobile – our universal remote to the digital world. We met with modern technique and selected two dozen of the most important gadgets for the home that can be controlled via smartphone from anywhere in the world.
To make your home truly a safe refuge from strangers will not only help strong steel door, but a solid lock with an ingenious method of opening. For example, a lock with a hybrid way of unlocking supports synchronization with a smartphone via Bluetooth, after which the landlord may give to each individual a numeric code and control the time of arrival and departure of each member of the family. You can open the door with your smartphone using a companion application, personal password that is entered on the numeric keypad on the lock or a mechanical key. Castle is Autonomous and works on AA batteries.
The design of the locks can be very different. In the embodiment above, there is a special handle for opening the door, whereas in a minimalist version Bluetooth lock , you receive a pin-pad hidden keyhole and nothing more. Inside the lock is opened by a mechanical key or a special app on your smartphone. Open the door manual password recovery will be extremely difficult: every five incorrect attempts will block the further option of entering the password for a while, and the landlord will immediately receive a notification about the attempt of penetration.
The security of an apartment or private property in the absence of the owners with the development of wireless Internet and smartphones has become much easier. In the sale widespread the IP high resolution camera for surveillance. You can install them both indoors and outside, for vlagonepronicaemah body will not allow rain water to get inside and bring the camera down. The bundled proprietary software with fine picture settings and behavior of the camera under different conditions. For shooting in the dark provides 24 infrared LEDs. The camera can be programmed to respond only to movement or to conduct a continuous shooting, and shot photos and video footage will be stored on local or cloud storage.
An interesting modification IP camera mainly for indoor use. The most common use case – monitor application for monitoring a small child. The camera has a microphone and speaker for two way audio. Pet owners create with these cameras unusual cuts videos about the secret life of Pets. The camera lens rotates 350 and 90 degrees in different planes. The video is in HD resolution and supports H. 264 compression. At any time you can connect to the camera via wifi and to assess what is happening at home and outside.
When we go to the apartment, we first included the maximum number of bulbs to create a warm environment. To make homecoming even more pleasant, we recommend you to install in the hallway and other rooms Bluetooth light bulb with remote enable on the approach to the house. Using the built-in timer can be set to turn on and off, light to gently Wake you at a designated time or do you ever work with gentle light without your intervention. Another nice feature is support for 16 million colors, which can be selected via the app on your smartphone. In addition, the light equipped with a speaker and acts as music home smart-columns.
Released Milight smart led bulbs with the capacity from 4 of 9 W with GU10, E27, E14. This means that it supports all the most common types of lamps and bases in modern apartments and offices. Another feature of these bulbs – not only smartphone applications but also a separate remote-control lighting. This can be useful if you buy a bulb age relatives who do not have smartphones on iOS or Android.
This year the company introduced an updated Broadlink smart socket SP3 16 A to ground. Its main difference from standard outlet – the ability to connect to your home Wi-Fi network with the ability to check status and remote control via smartphone. Forgot to turn off the iron? Just click on the icon on the screen of your smartphone and be sure that the current no longer is supplied on a dangerous appliance.
Special mention should extender with Wi-Fi module Broadlink MP1 into four sockets with remote control function. Each connector is individually controlled from a smartphone, or the time to cut the power on the extender as a smartphone and using the buttons on the case Broadlink MP1. The physical dimensions of extension without considering the wire – 254 x 60 x 32 mm.
If you read our website, then surely treat advanced users of mobile devices and have two, three, and even a large number of smartphones, tablets, smart watches and other “smart” devices. Each of them requires regular replenishment of the battery charge, but the number of outlets in the apartments is often limited, and scatter all the devices around the house sometimes undesirable. Output – dedicated USB socket with six separate ports and a single power button. Case and all contacts are absolutely standard and are suitable for any Russian apartments.
In many families there is a tradition where once a week all family members together and do a full cleaning of the home. However, to maintain a constant clean house is much easier than to rebuild it from scratch in this issue will help us miniature robot vacuum cleanersthat are daily in your absence will clean the floor and monitor the complete lack of dust in the corners. Moreover, the robot will signal when to release the bag and he will leave on the charging dock. Some models have built-in water tank, to produce a wet cleaning of the floor. To follow the activity of the back and quickly withdraw it for cleaning you can use a smartphone, because the robot is constantly connected to your home Wi-Fi network.
Your robot is presented and Xiaomi. The vacuum cleaner features a minimum thickness is just 96 mm, and a battery 5 200 mAh for cleaning 250 square meters. Dust bag with a capacity of 420 mm solves the problem of garbage disposal, and double cleaning system effectively cleans the air from dust and mites. Branded application shows the current status and location of the robot.
Air purification is another important part of maintaining a pleasant home environment, which managed to automate. For example, this compact air purifier can be used at home or in the office, and at the same time is aromatization of air, ozonation and saturation with negative ions. Through proprietary app you can adjust almost all aspects of the work of the cleaner, until the intensity of the cleaning air and work time.
Own version of air purifier Xiaomi introduced. Its solution differs minimalistic design and function of air purification from formaldehyde. Quite true in office buildings located near industrial areas and in places of a mass congestion of people.
Until summer decides when it finally fully come into its own, users are purchased by fans in case of occurrence of sultry and hot weather. In fact before us the most ordinary four-speed fan with standard blades and sturdy base, but with the ability to enable, disable, and control via smartphone.
“We are what we eat” Hippocrates once said, after thousands of years this saying has not lost its relevance. A healthy person does not go a week without clean water, and therefore should surround themselves with tools to clean far from perfect tap water. Filter multi-stage purification system continuously monitors temperature and total mineralization, demonstrating the figure on the screen of your smartphone. Paired with an app to remind yourself to drink water you will provide a regular flow of clean fluid to the proper functioning of all organs and systems.
Similar in principle of operation three-stage filter from Midea with a dedicated chip for controlling the operation of the whole system and connection with a smartphone or tablet.
The treated water can safely be used for cooking or boiling the kettle. Suitable for the kitchen kettle thermostat with the function of maintaining constant temperature 1.5 liters of water for 12 hours. Cold water is heated to 100 degrees in about 5 minutes, and the base without locking allows you to set the kettle on either side. Triple protection system stainless steel construction eliminates the possibility of water leakage and electric shock. Through the app you can set the desired temperature to which you need to bring water.
Thermo in the kettle with multi function stand out of the company, Midea, and added to the kettle Wi-Fi module for remote control device. You can come home and be sure that there’ll be hot tea.
To all of the above gadgets worked successfully, you must deploy at home stable wireless network Wi-Fi. Of course, the most popular solution from China – dual band router Xiaomi Mi Mini Router with 802.11 ac support, 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies. It can be used as a standalone device or to switch the signal amplifier to extend the scope of the signal from the main router in your house. A full USB-A allows you to connect external data storage, turning the Xiaomi Mi Router Mini into a home media server or power it from an external battery. Any fine tuning of all conceivable options is through a standard application on the smartphone.
For opponents of Xiaomi and fans of the exotic design of the proposed router Tenda AC6 with a similar feature set in a black case with four antennas. The claimed speed of “over the air” – 1 to 200 Mbps in Addition to one connector for the Internet cable are LAN connector, USB and click the button to connect via WPS.
What elements of your household would you like to automate? Maybe you have devices that you can control via smartphone? We offer you to discuss this topic in the comments.
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