As technology develops, smart homes will also appear more. However, not everyone is capable of knowing it. If you have learned about smart home, you must have also found that smart home is a product of the industrial revolution 4.0. And with an apartment, what will you need to make a smart home (Smarthome).
1. So what is a smart home?
A smart home (English: home automation, domotics, smart home or Intellihome) is a type of house in which electrical and electronic equipment is installed that can be controlled either automatically or semi-automatically. Replace humans in performing one or several management and control operations. This electronic system communicates with the user through an electronic board located in the home, an application on a mobile phone, a tablet computer, or a web interface. (According to Wikipedia)
Smart oven with status display.
Thanks to the application of technologies such as infrared, smart phones, IoT, cloud technology… Smart homes can automatically help you do housework. For smart investors, they always appreciate a home that can be automated.
When you make a smart home, you are using technology to make your life more comfortable. They will reduce your workload. Help you have more time to relax, not make you lazy.
Use the smart switch to set a timer, schedule the light on/off
In a smart home or Smarthome, every place will be controlled by electronic devices. They will use their own communication methods to understand each other such as: Bluetooth, Zigbee, Z-Wave, Wifi, Matter, KNX, etc. And the controller will be you through the phone or voice.
2. Cost of making a smart home (Smarthome)
If before, Smart home was just a product in movies. Like Iron Man’s house or super luxury houses. Now you can also do the same but with a much cheaper cost, even less than 10 million. But the modern function is no less than Iron Man’s house.
It’s surprising, isn’t it?
As most of it depends on your needs. If you want more context, modern functions, the number of products and the price will obviously increase as well. For beginners, you can use simple products such as motion sensors, smart switches, smart lights, smart speakers, etc. Once you get used to it, you can expand it into a smart home. right quality.
3. Functions of Smart home
Using technology in your home, you can control and see what’s going on in your home. Even when you are not there using your smartphone, tablet or sometimes computer. For example, if you have small children at home, you can see all their activities.
Smart home saves energy because now there is no need to burn money by forgetting to turn off the air conditioner when you go to work. By keeping an eye on your heating, water, and electricity, there’s very little chance of overpaying your electric bill.
Save energy with air conditioning control.
3.2. Smart lighting for the whole house
Smart lighting system is always a special and most popular highlight when using Smart Home. Smart lighting will help you a lot in life, for example:
Turn on/off the power right from your phone no matter where you are on vacation
Timer, schedule operation for the lights in the house. And you won’t have to go and turn on each light when it gets dark or turn them off every morning. Let them work on their own
Control lights by voice with virtual assistants. With just one statement from you, all the lights in your home are turned on or increased and decreased as desired easily.
Combine with other smart accessories. Opening the door is the light that automatically turns on or turns on when someone passes through the corridor areas….All is possible with only smart sensors. This is the point that only smart lighting devices can do.