As time progresses many hi-tech devices & appliances find their place in modern homes & IOT or the Internet of Things is now a major industry buzzword which is slowly seeping into the terminology for new homes.
What is IOT?
It refers to the ability of two or more machine devices to communicate with each other effectively and efficiently using an internet connection. With computer connectivity on a small-scale at home, to large scale mobile sensors, the Internet of Things has the capacity to change how we live & homeowners can benefit big way! IOT gives us smart homes with all kinds of machine-to-machine link-ups that find applications from monitoring our health to changing the way we undertake everyday tasks like driving and cooking, to heating our homes more efficiently.
How does IOT change the modern home?
- Convenience: More connected devices can handle more operations (lighting, temperature, etc.) and frees up the resident to perform other tasks.
- Reduce costs and conserve energy: Smart home IOT devices can help reduce costs and conserve energy. It would lower your electric bill and reduce energy consumption. Smart lights would function in a similar way.
- Remote Home Control: You can control every single equipment like washing machines, lights, air conditioners and more in your house from a remote location. You can lock and unlock the main door at your convenience to let in guests even when you are away from home.
- Improve home safety: The future home surveillance devices like alarms and cameras will instantly notify you of suspicious activities even if you are not at home. In future they will be smart enough to take actions on their own to avoid any emergency situation.
With IOT in full swing & all the devices connected to each other the home will obviously become safer, greener & a better place to live in!