Home Entertainment Buying Guide

Home Entertainment Buying Guide

Home entertainment has quite a broad scope in the smart home context. There are many different ways to interact with systems in a smart manner. Some are stand alone, and some make use of your phone or other mobile device to do the hard work and merely stream digital content around hour house. The biggest…

Access Control & Security Buying Guide

Access Control & Security Buying Guide

Access control and security is very important. Products in this range don’t include garage door and remote control gates, but also front door locks, alarm systems and surveillance equipment. The two biggest things to consider with these systems is what kind of integration you want, and what kind of redundancies are you willing to live…

Climate Control Buying Guide

Climate Control Buying Guide

Obtaining better control over your home’s thermostat or climate control is not only a cost-saving effort, but also a way to increase your comfort level. There are two major things to consider when purchasing a connected thermostat, first you need to consider the system you currently have installed, and secondly what you want to get…

Lighting & Switch Buying Guide

Lighting & Switch Buying Guide

There are several things to consider when wanting to install a smart lighting or smart switch system. The biggest one being what protocol or system you want to make use of. Stand alone system Doesn’t require a hub of any kind, will usually be controlled from your cellphone. May be able to program light bulbs…

Interface & Control Buying Guide

Interface & Control Buying Guide

We’ve separated products into two main categories. Firstly hubs or controllers, which are used to directly control and interface with smart devices. Secondly are interfaces, which assist you in interacting with your hubs and devices, but do not have a direct connection. Some devices can connect directly with an interface, negating the need for a…