Posts in Smart Home
BEST OF THE BRIGHTEST: SMART LIGHTING

When Thomas Edison patented the first commercially successful light bulb in 1879, he couldn’t possibly have imagined how dramatically his invention would evolve. The smart lighting arrays of today not only illuminate our homes, businesses and streets; but they can also provide entertainment

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Smart Hotel Room at Aria Resorts & Casino

Hotel rooms are your home away from home. Some are prettier than others, some have better views and I’ve stayed at a lot of them. I’ve been to Las Vegas many times these past few years and I’ve experienced many different hotels like MGM Grand, Caesar’s Palace and Bellagio. I’ve never had a chance to stay at Aria until now. I was attending the realtor.com Results Summit conference where I was speaking about smart homes so this was THE perfect pairing as the rooms at Aria are equipped with smart technology.  

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Wink Lookout Review

I recently purchased the Wink Lookout security system and we've used it enough to warrant a review.  The system has been installed for 4 months.   I was in search of a system that was cost-effective, simple to use, and able to work with some of our existing security devices, and one with no monthly fees. I didn't set out to use Wink Lookout simply because we already used the Wink Hub 2.  It seemed like a natural choice but I still did some due diligence.  One of the systems I really liked was Simplisafe, it met my needs from the features, devices available to aesthetics. 

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Top 3 reasons why you should hire an agent who knows smart home

The popularity of connected devices has grown exponentially over the past several years. We've seen retail stores devote a few shelves to smart home devices a few years ago to entire sections featuring smart home devices today. The demand for making a standard item in our homes "smart" has reached a whole new level yet we are still at the beginning of this technological revolution.

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If These Devices Could Talk (to Each Other)

You've installed a few smart devices, what's next?!  Having a couple of devices making life easier in your smart home can be a really good thing. Who wouldn’t want to talk to their TV instead of having to dig under the couch cushions to find the remote for the infinitieth time? 

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Save Money with a Smarter Home

Arguably one of the most attractive reasons to invest in smart hometechnology is the promise of saving money.  This is also one of the main reasons homeowners initially begin to explore their options for raising their home’s IQ. While smart home technology has many benefits, not all of them can be proven to save you money in the long run. 

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