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Smart home device guide
To create a house that's on the leading edge of technology, you'll want to embrace the convenience of a smart home. Smart devices offer convenience, automation, and connectivity for every room inside your home. While they can definitely make your life easier, some are also designed to increase home security and reduce excess energy use. Keep these considerations in mind as you're shopping for the products and services designed to make your life a little easier.
While all smart devices offer some level of connectivity, they might all work at little differently. Some devices are managed through a central hub, while others are controlled through an app. Each brand usually has its own device for connecting, but you don't necessarily need to stay in-brand for the devices to work. Many smart gadgets have connectivity with multiple smart home systems, but some may not work with other brands. If you purchase a smart device with the hopes that it will connect with other devices you already have in your home, check for compatibility first.
If you want to makeover your entire home with the latest technology, we have you covered. Find smart home devices for every room in the house, from the kitchen to the bedroom to the living room. Treat yourself after a long day at work by making dinner prep quick, convenient, and easy. Operate your smart oven right from your phone, so you can set it to preheat before you leave for work. As you're preparing your food, keep your recipe front-and-center with voice and screen activation on a smartphone or tablet. Once dinner's done, head into the living room and listen to music on your Bluetooth?? speaker or turn on the lighting so you can read a book, all without getting up from the couch. Your smart home hub acts as a central control for many of the simple household tasks you're used to doing.
One of the biggest benefits of smart home devices is the increased security they provide for your home. Worried about your home when you're on vacation? With smart security cameras, you can keep an eye on things 24/7, even if you're miles away. Have the peace of mind of keeping you and your family safer and more secure when you're inside the house too. Use a smart doorbell to take a peek at who's on your porch before you answer the door. And rely on smart monitors to alert you if there's a fire or high levels of carbon monoxide.
Smart devices help to keep your utility bills down by conserving energy. Control your home's climate with a smart thermostat, or use smart lighting to control the brightness of the room. If you're gone for hours during the day, don't leave the heat or air conditioning running unnecessarily. Control the thermostat from an app when you're on the go, and you'll save energy and increase your overall comfort. Smart plugs cut down on excess electricity use. Smart home sensors act as the eyes and ears of your home, turning off lights or shutting off the heat when they sense that you're away from the room.
Smart device benefits aren't just practical; they're also convenient. Home entertainment systems now come with complete connectivity, so you can control your entire viewing experience without leaving your seat. Use voice-activated controls to turn on the TV and play a movie, and then dim the lights and turn up the volume from the convenience of an app. Some smart home entertainment systems are automated to set the mood in the room at a certain time of day. If you love getting home from a busy day and watching your favorite TV show, the entertainment system can have the lights dimmed, surround sound on, and the show ready to go. The only thing it can't do is make the popcorn for you. Yet.
Our easy online shopping experience makes choosing the right smart home devices a cinch. View and compare different products, devices, and compatibility, so you know exactly what you're getting before you place an order. With convenient shipping options and Every Day Low Prices, Walmart is your one-stop destination when you're ready to upgrade the devices in your home.