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Smart Home Start Kits
- Get unlimited access to 70 million songs. Always ad-free.
- New look, new sound – Echo delivers clear highs, dynamic mids, and deep bass for rich, detailed sound that automatically adapts to any room.
- Voice control your entertainment – Stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and more. Plus listen to radio stations, podcasts, and Audible audiobooks.
- Ready to help – Ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, play the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices, and more.
- Smart home made simple – With the built-in hub, easily set up compatible Zigbee devices or Ring Smart Lighting products (coming soon) to voice control lights, locks, and sensors.
- Fill your home with sound – With multi-room music, play synchronized music across Echo devices in different rooms. Or pair your Echo with Fire TV to feel scenes come to life with home theater audio.
- Connect with others – Call almost anyone hands-free. Instantly drop in on other rooms or announce to the whole house that dinner’s ready.
- Designed to protect your privacy – Built with multiple layers of privacy protections and controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the microphones.
- Get your Smart Home started with Ring and Alexa – use your voice to control your lights
- Replaces standard A19 light bulbs – screw into your desired indoor or covered outdoor fixture and shine 800 lumens of light (60W equivalent brightness) where you need it most.
- Smart features – get mobile notifications, set schedules, turn lights on and off remotely, customize settings, and connect to other compatible Ring devices.
- Alexa can show you even more – With a 10.1″ HD screen that’s designed to move with you, video calls, recipes, and shows are always in view. The speakers deliver premium, directional sound.
- Stay in frame – Video call friends and family or take a picture while the 13MP camera with auto-framing and motion keeps you front and center.
- Smart home made simple – Set up compatible Zigbee devices or smart products without a separate hub. Ask Alexa to show you security cameras, control lights, and adjust thermostats.
- This bundle contains an Echo Studio and Sengled Bluetooth Smart Color Bulb.
- Easily automate your home through smart lighting. Use your voice to turn on your lights, set schedules and change colors. Just say “Alexa, turn on my Lights.”
- Immersive sound – 5 speakers produce powerful bass, dynamic midrange, and crisp highs. Dolby Atmos technology adds space, clarity, and depth.
- Ready to help – Ask Alexa to play music, read the news, and answer questions.
- Voice control your music – Stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, and more. With Amazon Music HD, listen to 70 million songs in the highest quality audio formats available: HD, Ultra HD, and 3D formats like Dolby Atmos.
- Adapts to any room – Automatically senses the acoustics of your space, fine-tuning playback for optimal sound.
- Built-in smart home hub – Ask Alexa to control Zigbee-compatible devices.
- This bundle includes Ring Smart Lighting – A19 Bulb, White (4-pack) and all-new Echo (4th Gen) – Charcoal.
- Ring Bridge or compatible Echo Device (Echo 4th Gen, Echo Show 10 3rd Gen) required to enable smart features, such as mobile notifications and customizable settings.
- Smart features – when connected to a Ring Bridge or compatible Echo device, get mobile notifications, set schedules, turn lights on and off remotely, customize settings, and connect to other compatible Ring devices – all from the Ring app.
- Easy setup – screw into a compatible fixture, connect to the Ring Bridge, and customize your settings via the Ring app.
- Energy efficient, long-lasting LED bulb – the A19 Smart LED bulb has an estimated lifespan of 25,000 hours and an estimated yearly energy cost of $1.02 (based on 3 hrs/day, 11c/cWh). Cost depends on rates and use.
- Works with Alexa – pair with select Alexa-enabled devices via the Ring Bridge to turn lights on and off at the sound of your voic
- Premium wired video doorbell with Head-to-Toe HD+ Video, Two-Way Talk with Audio+, 3D Motion Detection, built-in Alexa Greetings (an exclusive Ring Protect Plan subscription feature), and customizable privacy settings
- See more of who stops by and check in on package deliveries down low with improved 1536p Head-to-Toe HD+ Video.
- Know when someone’s in your front yard with advanced motion settings and get more accurate real-time alerts in the Ring app
- Pinpoint motion and distance with 3D Motion Detection and Bird’s Eye View, an aerial view to track motion around your home
- Speak to visitors when you can’t get to the door with built-in Alexa Greetings, an exclusive feature with a Ring Protect Plan subscription
- Hardwire Video Doorbell Pro 2 to your existing doorbell wiring and doorbell chime inside using the included tool kit for around-the-clock power and peace of mind
- With a Ring Protect Plan (subscription sold separately), record all your videos, review what you missed for up to 60 days, and share videos and photos
- All-New RoboVac Wi-Fi-equipped and re-engineered to be the slimmest* RoboVac (2 8”) but with increased suction to 1300Pa
- BoostIQ Technology Automatically increases suction power within 1 5 seconds when extra vacuuming strength is needed to get the best clean
- High-Capacity Li-ion Battery Delivers up to 100 minutes** of constant powerful suction
- Premium Features Anti-scratch tempered glass-top cover for protection infrared-sensor for evading obstacles and drop-sensing tech to avoid falls Automatically recharges so it’s always ready to clean
- What You Get RoboVac 15C remote control (2 AAA batteries included) charging base AC power adapter cleaning tool extra set of high-performance filters 4 side brushes 5 cable ties welcome guide and our worry-free 12-month
iRobot Roomba i4+ (4552) Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal – Empties Itself for up to 60 Days, Wi-Fi Connected Mapping, Works with Alexa, Ideal for Pet Hair, Carpets
Bissell SpinWave Hard Floor Expert Pet Robot, 2-in-1 Wet Mop and Dry Robot Vacuum, WiFi Connected with Structured Navigation, 3115
- Two Tank Cleaning System. Powerfully vacuum or actively mop your floors.
- Lithium Ion Battery. Provides up to 130 minutes of run time on hard floors in low mode and recharges in 4-5 hours. Power Source: Cordless Rechargeable
- Powerfully Vacuum. In Dry Cleaning Mode, Triple Action Cleaning System utilizes dual spinning edge brushes, a rotating brush roll and powerful suction with up to 1500 Pa to clean debris on carpet and hard surfaces.
- Actively Mop. Rotating mop pads scrub and clean floors including wood, tile, linoleum, and other sealed hard floors.
- Soft Surface Avoidance Sensor. Automatically avoids carpets and area rugs while mopping.
- Wood Floor Formula. Specially formulated solution to restore your floors’ natural shine.
Smart Air Purifiers
Bissell Smart Purifier with HEPA and Carbon Filters for Large Room and Home, Quiet Bedroom Air Cleaner for Allergies, Pets, Dust, Dander, Pollen, Smoke, Odors, Auto Mode, air220, 2609A
3 Stage Filtration. Includes a fabric pre-filter, an activated carbon filter and a HEPA filter which captures 99.97% of 0.3 micron particles and smaller including pollen, dust, smoke, hair, and pet dander.
- Honeycomb-Structured Filter. Activated carbon filter captures gases and VOC’s, including odors from pets, cooking, smoke, and other common household odors.
- Automated CirQulate System. Monitors and provides colored-coded, indoor air quality feedback and adjusts to the appropriate fan speed.
- Peaceful Sleeping Environment. Whisper-quiet fan speed option and automated night mode make it the perfect addition to bedrooms.
- Integrated and Functional Design. Complements any living space with front panel filter access, convenient and discreet cord wrap, and intuitive controls.
- Accommodating size. Tested to the AHAM standard to have a Smoke CADR of 172 for rooms up to 266 sq. ft., making it great for bedrooms, living areas, basements, and dining rooms.
- High-Efficiency Air Purifier: KOIOS True HEPA air purifier covers an area of up to 1420 ft²/ 132㎡ in 1 hour, CADR 330m³/h. 600 ft² fast purification in 25 minutes. Perfect for large / medium rooms and offices.
- Allergies Eliminator & Ideal for Babies: Pre-filter, True HEPA filter, activated carbon filter trap 99.97% airborne pollutants such as allergens, dust, pet hair, dander, pollens, smoke, odors, fumes, VOCs, ozone, formaldehyde. Protect your family, children from air pollution, create a healthy workplace environment.
- UV & Ionizer: UV light removes the hidden germs and viruses in the air such as influenza, staph. Ionic generator emits negative ions, providing you with clean and healthy air.
- Versatile Air Freshener for Home: KOIOS air purifier has a built-in air sensor, which monitors air quality detecting contaminants in the air, and changes the indicator light. 1/2/4/8h timer, filter lifetime counter, sleep mode, 4 fan speed levels.
- Ultra-Quiet & Energy-Saving: Thanks to the sleep mode, 28 dB low noise level voiceless air cleaning won’t disturb you while reading, working, or sleeping. Running in sleep mode (19W) and low fan speed (36W) makes KOIOS air purifier energy-saving and affordable for all-day use.
- True HEPA Composite Filter☺True HEPA filter layer captures more than 99.97% airborne particles, accopanied with an activated charcoal layer and VOC absorber to target odor and smoke, and a preliminary layer to capture large particles and prolong filter lifespan
- UV Sterilizer & Negative Ion☺UV helps purify the air even deeper by neutralizing the bacteria and viruses. And the ionizer accelerates the settlement of dust and other airborne particles to strenghthen the air cleaning efficiency.
- Auto Mode☺With a built-in AQ sensor, this air purifier can automatically adjust the fan speed to quickly purify air pollutants when needed, and save energy & being quiet when air quality is good.
- Easy Control & Use☺This air purifier comes with a remote and other convenient features such as 3-level fan speeds, timer, sleep mode, switchable light to help you take fully advantage of this powerful air purifier.
- Notice☺ Please open the front cover and take the filter out of its plastic wrapping bag before first use. DO shut the front cover firmly until you hear a click from both sides, before you start the unit.
- MAXIMUM COVERAGE: Cleans spaces up to 1,000 sq ft in one hour, 500 sq ft in 30 minutes (CADR 230). Ideal for homes, apartments, bedrooms, living rooms, offices, schools, universities, classrooms, hospitals, restaurants, and other businesses.
- HEPA H13 FILTRATION: Trusted to remove 99.9% of harmful particles including odors, VOCs, smoke, pollen, pet dander, dust, smog, contaminants, and more down to 0.1 microns in size. Captures finer particles than HEPA H11 (0.3 microns).
- ULTRA QUIET: Choose from 3 fan speeds, with the lowest setting operating virtually silent. Runs at 110 Volts at a min noise level of 35dB and max of 51dB. For the most discreet operation, enable sleep mode to completely dim the unit’s panel lights.
- EASY TO USE FEATURES: Includes a sleek touch screen operation panel with 0-8 hour timer, fan speed, sleep mode, filter replacement indicator, and child lock, great for both kids and pets.
- QUALITY TESTED & BACKED: CARB, ETL, and Energy Star certified. Backed by a USA registered Lifetime Warranty when genuine Medify replacement filters are used. The replacement filter (B084Q965BF) lasts 2,500 hours or about 3-4 months.
- 7*24 Live Chat Support: FREE upgrade to FULL-Replacement Guarantee-no need to return. We treat you like family and want you to be happy! If you are not satisfied, we simply refund your money. The replacement filter is available to purchase (Search for B08L8QGPB8)
- Efficient Purification: Equipped with a uniquely developed high-efficiency fan structure, which can purify 540 Sq.Ft of air in 15 minutes circulating the air in the room up to 4x per hour. Cleans up to 804ft² only in just 25 minutes. AC 120V/60HZ for USA and Canada.
- Quadruple Filter Protection System: The 4-Stage Filtration filters 99.97% of dust, pollen, smoke, mold spores, and pet dander. This air purifier filters particles as small as 0.3microns and larger, helping to improve overall health. Perfect for pet owners, babies, children, the elderly, or for anyone wanting to improve the air quality in their home.
- Smart Air Quality Sensor: Smart live air quality indicator that measures and displays changes in color-coded air quality levels such as Green(Good), Yellow(Moderate), Red(Poor). Intelligently adjust the wind speed according to the air quality in the Auto mode. No longer worry about waste.
- Whisper-Quiet & Low Energy Consumption: The air purifier(EPI235A) works silently and efficiently operating at sound levels as low as 24dB. The lowest setting will use less than 50 cents a month in electricity. SLEEP mode runs on its quietest mode and the indicator lights are shut off. It’s dark and quiet when you’re sleeping just as it should be.
LEVOIT Air Purifier for Home Large Room, Smart WiFi and Alexa Control, H13 True HEPA Filter for Allergies, Pets, Smoke, Dust, Auto Mode, Monitor Air Quality with PM2.5 Display, Core 400S, White
- Effective 360° Air Intake Circulation: Powerful VortexAir 3.0 Technology increases air circulation and provides a Clean Air Delivery Rate of 260 CFM, changing the air in a 403 sq ft room 5x per hour
- QuietKEAP Technology: Rubber pads absorb sounds made by the fan vibrations, providing you with noise levels as low as 24dB and a relaxing sleep environment every night
- Energy-Saving: Operating at just 38W at its highest fan speed, this air purifier for home is ideal for those wishing to cut down on electricity usage and help the environment
- 100% Ozone Free 3-Stage Filtration: Neutralize odors, smoke; capture allergens, VOCs and trap at least 99.97% of airborne particles 0.3 microns in size with a Pre-Filter, H13 True HEPA Filter enhanced with HEPASmart Technology, and Custom High-Efficiency Activated Carbon Filter with ARC Formula
- AirSight Plus Technology: The Laser Dust Sensor scans the surrounding air for airborne particles, helping Auto Mode function with high-accuracy. View the real-time amount of airborne particles detected on the color-coded PM2.5 display. And it features a 1-12 hours timer
- Smart Control: Control air purifier settings and receive notifications through the VeSync app. Enjoy hands-free control when you connect the Core 400S to third-party voice assistants such as Alexa or Google Assistant through the VeSync app via stable 2.4GHz wifi network.
- Trustworthy and Safe: Levoit, as well as our professional Customer Support Team, is headquartered in Southern California. The Core 400S is CARB, and FCC certified, as well as ETL listed and CA Prop 65 compliant.
- Genuine Replacement Filters: Search for Core 400S-rf or B08SQQK6K7 for Replacement Filters. Use genuine Levoit replacement filters to maintain the best performance and to ensure what you’re buying is worthy of your investment.
- B4-FRESH FILTER: Recommended for dust, allergens, pollen, fur, pet dander, and odors. Includes 0.66 lbs of activated carbon to capture heavy smoke from cigarettes, wildfires, and VOC fumes.
- SLEEK DESIGN: Fits perfectly in any space from small to large rooms.
- TRUE HEPA: Includes a Medical Grade H13 True HEPA layer that captures 99.99% bacteria, aerosolized viruses, and airborne particles larger than 0.1 micron. True HEPA filters last 3-5 months longer than standard filters.
- 5 AIR QUALITY COLORS: A Laser Smart Sensor detects airborne particles and auto-adjusts with air quality changes. Blue = Excellent, Green = Good, Orange = Fair, Red = Poor, Purple = Bad air quality (high levels of particles).
- SLEEPSCORE VALIDATED: Incredibly quiet and tuned to generate a soothing pink noise for better rest. SleepScore Labs reported participants had improved sleep quality, reduced allergy symptoms, and felt more rested the morning.
Medify MA-112 Air Purifier with H13 True HEPA Filter | 2,500 sq ft Coverage | for Smoke, Smokers, Dust, Odors, Pollen, Pet Dander | Quiet 99.9% Removal to 0.1 Microns | Black, 1-Pack
- MAXIMUM COVERAGE: Cleans large spaces up to 3,700 sq ft in one hour, 2,500 sq ft in 30 minutes (CADR 950). Ideal for homes, apartments, bedrooms, living rooms, offices, schools, universities, classrooms, hospitals, restaurants, and other businesses.
- DUAL HEPA H13 FILTRATION: Trusted to remove 99.9% of harmful particles including odors, VOCs, smoke, pollen, pet dander, dust, smog, contaminants, and more down to 0.1 microns in size. Captures finer particles than HEPA H11 (0.3 microns).
- ULTRA QUIET: Choose from 4 fan speeds, with the lowest setting operating virtually silent. Runs at 110 Volts at a maximum noise level of 70 dB. For the most discreet operation, enable sleep mode to completely dim the unit’s panel lights.
- EASY TO USE FEATURES: Includes a sleek touch panel with 0-8 hour timer, fan speed, optional ionizer, dust sensor, sleep mode, filter replacement indicator, auto mode, PM2.5 pollution indicator, and child lock, great for both kids and pets.
- QUALITY TESTED & BACKED: CARB, ETL, and Energy Star certified. Backed by a USA registered Lifetime Warranty when genuine Medify replacement filters are used. The replacement filter (B07MTQKJ14) lasts 3,000 hours or about 6 months.
- Advanced HEPA filtration with six stages of purification and deodorization
- 5 Year Warranty
- Odor Remover customized filter: Traps and reduces odors from pets, cigarettes and cigars, cooking and mildew.
- The MinusA2 is designed to either stand alone or to be mounted on the wall.
- Room coverage up to 700 sq. ft.
- POWERFUL PURIFICATION: In an 18′ x 25′ space the air can be completely purified and recirculated within 12 minutes, or more than 5 times per hour. Finally, breathe in some fresh air!
- FANTASTIC FILTRATION: Take a deep breath of fresh air knowing that your TRUE HEPA filter can remove 99.97% of airborne particles 0.3 microns or larger– that’s 166 times smaller than a human hair!
- PINPOINT ACCURACY: Our cutting edge upgraded sensor counts, weighs, and measures airborne particles so your purifier works at the optimum level to maintain fresh air in your home.
- AUTOMATIC MONITORING: Never worry about adjusting your purifier again. If the air quality in your home decreases, the AGH550 will automatically use the high speed fanmodeto bring air quality back to a healthy level.
- ENERGY STAR RATED: For 10 cents per day you can have fresh, crisp air in your home or busienss due to the maximum power rating of only 40 watts.
TOPPIN H13 HEPA Filter Air Purifier Large Room – with Fragrance Sponge, 24db 4 in 1 Filtration System Capture 99.97% Allergens, Smoke, Odor, Dust, Pet Dander, with Timing, Child Lock, Air Quality Lights, Manual Auto Sleep Modes
- 【4 in 1 HEPA Filter】 With a built-in filter composed of nylon pre-filter, nano silver ions, H13 HEPA filter and activated carbon filter, TOPPIN true HEPA filter air purifier can capture fine particles and common allergens, and filter out dust, pet dander, smoke, pollen, dust, allergens, odors, mold, germs and other pollutants, pushing back out clean air into your living space.
- 【Air purifier for large room】TOPPIN B4 Air Purifier has a CADR value of up to 430m³/h, which purifies the air super fast(refreshes the air 5x per hour in rooms as large as 430 ft² / 40 m²). It covers 645 ft² (60m²), which is an ideal size for large offices, master bedrooms, living rooms, basements, study rooms, kitchens, etc.
- 【User-Friendly & Portable】All functions are controlled by the top LCD panel, which is responsive and easy to operate. The portable handle also allows you to move the air purifier in your home easily. After replacing the filter, the magnetic back cover can be quickly snapped into place.
- 【4 Levels of Fan Speed and Sleep Mode】TOPPIN air purifier has low, medium and high wind speeds, the lowest noise is only 20 Db. In the smart auto mode, it can sense the air quality and automatically adjust the fan speed.
- 【Humanized Multifunction Design】1. Three-color air quality indicator can directly display the air quality. 2. Built-in fragrance sponge and the 1-24 hour timer function coming with the body can meet diversified needs. 3. The child lock can prevent children or pets from accidentally changing settings.
- Three-stage advanced purifier system with True HEPA and Odor fighting filter technology. Non-Ozone based air purifier.
- IonCluster Technology to purify the air, and help control odors
- Air quality color changing light ring and automatic air filter change indicator
- Four operating modes (AUTO, FAN, NIGHT, SILENT)
- Energy Efficient, Whisper Quiet Operation, Covers up to 1000 sq. ft.
AIRMEGA 400S The Smarter App Enabled Air Purifier (Covers 1560 sq. ft.),Compatible with Alexahttps://amzn.to/3wNjuMq
Coway Airmega 400S is designed to accommodate large room sizes up to 1, 560 square feet and cleans the air at least two times per hour when used as recommended.Coway Airmega Max2 filter – combined activated carbon and True HEPA filter – captures and reduces up to 99.97% of particles 0.3 microns in the air, including pollen, pollutants and other allergens. It also reduces more than 99% of volatile organic compounds and reduces fumes such as NH3 and CH3CHO. It also includes washable and permanent pre-filter to catch larger dust particles.Coway Airmega’s pollution sensor communicates indoor air quality testing in real-time. The brightly colored LED ring lets you know how clean or dirty your indoor air is every minute of the day.Coway Airmega has five fan modes: Smart, Sleep, Low, Medium and High. The noise level is nearly silent at lower speeds and the max noise it creates at the highest setting is 43. 2 dB.Smart mode with three settings, Coway Airmega smart air purifier adapts to its surroundings. Fan speed automatically adjusts based on the room’s air quality and lighting conditions to improve air quality.Coway Airmega has a timer with 1, 2, 4 and 8-hour settings, plus indicators for filter lifetime for both the washable pre-filter and Max2 filter.Coway Airmega IoCare mobile application includes indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring, filter notification, speed, and smart mode control and
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Our weekly Cocktail Talk is to break up from our daily work routine and have a casual talk over cocktails about everything that interests us. Today’s talk is our Episode 16. In today’s episode, we talk about Alamo Splash,hiking in Laguna Wilderness Regional Park, home trends and Smartmi P1 Air Purifier. You can check out the cocktail recipe and smart home technologies we mentioned in the show notes below. So please enjoy!
Cocktail: Alamo Splash
2 oz tequila
1 oz of Orange Juice
1/2 oz of pineapple juice.
Code SMARTMI30 during checkout at Amazon (valid through 04/23/21).
Don’t know where to start for your home automation? The easiest path to home automation is to convert your existing lights and turn-on/off devices into smart devices by adding relatively inexpensive smart plugs. Simply plug in a smart plug into a socket and then plug in a lamp, fan, air humidifier, air purifier, or other device into the smart plug. For those of you with an iPhone, you can set up these devices with HomeKit by simply bringing up the Home app and scan in the code for the device.
There are many options in the market place. There are smart plugs that connect with Bluetooth or Thread as wells as WiFi. Of course, there are few that connect with a bridge.
For situations where you also would like to have a remote control, the iHome iSP8 with Remote Control will work perfectly. Want to control outdoor lights or xmas lights? There are even outdoor smart plugs.
If you are an iPhone user, then you should consider smart plugs that support HomeKit. Likewise, if you are an Android user, you should consider smart plugs that support Google Assistant. For Amazon Echo users, you need smart plugs that support Amazon Alexa.
Here are few smart plugs to get you started. These all support HomeKit.Continue reading
When Apple first introduced the HomePod Mini during their keynote, they did not mention it was a Thread Border Router. This is possibly the future of smart home device connectivity. The HomePod Mini is the starting point of a Thread mesh network because it is a Thread Border Router and it is automatic and does not need any configuration or setup.
Thread is a new low energy mesh network protocol standard for smart home devices. Thread enabled smart home devices inter-connect to each other to form a mesh network so there are no central hub to relay data. A thread network starts with at least one or more border routers (sometimes called edge routers). The best border router to use for HomeKit home automation is the HomePod Mini which is very easy to set up because it automatically works when you connect to your wifi and login with your Apple ID. You can have as many HomePod Mini as desired such as having one in each room. They will all route and connect to Thread enabled devices. Each Thread device can connect to each other and extend the Thread mesh network.
Advantages of using Thread in your HomeKit automation:
*Network is decentralized and non-hierarchical.
*Self organizing and self configuring.
*Can add one or more border router (HomePod Mini).
*Full Enabled Thread devices can extend to the network by connecting to each other.
*No single point of failure (as long there are more than one border router (HomePod Mini)).
*The network is self-healing. Should one device fail, connected device will switch connection to another device so data can continue to routed.
*High level of security.
*Low energy so battery device (Minimal Thread Device) can connect without draining battery.
*Open industry standard.
Start by adding one or more HomePod Mini to your home WiFi. These HomePod Mini will act as border router for your Thread Network and other Thread enable devices can connect to the HomePod Mini. This happens automatically. You simply use the Home app on your iPhone or iPad to scan the HomeKit device to add to your HomeKit network. It will automatically connect to a HomePod Mini or another Thread device that is connected to the Thread network.
The Thread protocol is new so there are only a few Thread enable devices on the market so far but more are expected to be announced or some current devices may be Thread enabled with a firmware update.
The Eve Energy smart plug is a fully enabled Thread device because it is plug into a socket and is on all the time so it can connect to other Thread devices to extend the network. It is a good idea to add some these to build up the Thread mesh network. Plug in some lamps, fans, and other non-smart device into the Eve Energy to make them smart.
There are two type of Thread devices. There are Full Thread Devices and Minimal Thread Devices. Full Thread Devices allows other thread enabled devices to connect to them. Full Thread Devices act as router and extends the Thread mesh network. These devices are always on. The more of these device on the network, the more extended and robust the network becomes. Minimal Thread Devices are generally battery powered devices and can connect to Full Thread Devices or Thread Border Router (such as a HomePod Mini), but other Thread devices cannot connect to them thus Minimal Thread Devices do not extend the network. For example, Eve Weather is a Minimal Thread Device and is battery operated while the Eve Energy is a Full Thread Device and can route data from other Thread enabled devices connected to them.
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For those of us who have iPhones and iPad, We can do home automation with Apple’s HomeKit. HomeKit is Apple’s framework for communication and control of smart home appliances and devices. This framework includes a Home app on iPhone, iPad and Macs allows users to easily discover and configure smart home devices. Once these devices are added to one’s home network, users can use the Home app to setup various actions, automation and using Siri commands to trigger various actions such as “turn on the bedroom lights” or set up time based ambience lighting to our circadian rhythm health. Last but not least, HomeKit allows users to add HomeKit enable devices from different vendors and mix devices from a variety of brands.
A home hub is a central device that controls, maintains the home automation, allows remote access (outside of the home) to allow user to control device when they are away from home, grant guests access privileges and setup automation.Continue reading
Our weekly Cocktail Talk is to break up from our daily work routine and have a talk over cocktails about everything that interests us. Today’s talk is our Episode 12. In today’s episode, we talk about running through Chino Hill State Park, picnic in the wildness, cocktail Paloma(see below recipe), kitchen trends 2021 and new smart home technologies . You can check out the following smart home technologies we mentioned in this episode. So please enjoy!
2 oz tequila
Squirt Citrus Soda
Garnish: Lime Wedge
Top 5 Kitchen Trends in 20215 Kitchen Trends in 2021
Our weekly Cocktail Talk is to break up from our daily work routine and have a talk over cocktails about everything that interests us. Today’s talk is our Episode 11. In today’s episode, we talk about hiking and running in nature to cope with the current pandemic situation, cocktail Sea Breeze(see below recipe), interior paint trends 2021, new smart home technologies . You can check out the following smart home technologies we mentioned in this episode. So please enjoy!
Cocktail Sea Breeze Recipe:
2 oz Vodka
Today, we continue our 7 Ways to Design Wellness at Home–part III. You can click here for part I and click here for part II. The environment we are in directly affects how we think and feel. A beautiful home can always enhance our moods and make us happier. Apart from that, a healthy and inviting home can also help us handle stress and fatigue more effectively. Today, these insights take on new meaning with new smart technologies that make home even more comfortable to live in since these smart home technologies make tedious, everyday tasks simpler, and at the same time boost our health and wellness. An effective smart home solutions take into consideration of our everyday emotional needs, desires, and routines.