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Category: Smart Homes
Smart homes have become a hot topic of late, especially since the release of the highly talked about “smart grid” which allows homes and other buildings to communicate with each other and with the utilities using the same system. The long answer is that there really are several different kinds of smart homes and smart neighborhoods. A smart house is basically a completely self-sufficient dwelling that is either integrated with the Internet of things (ITT) or designed directly into the house architecture itself. These houses can be fully automated or wired for electricity, plumbing, lighting, ventilation and even heating and air conditioning, or they can just be standalone units. Of course, not every home is meant to be smart or even remotely smart – there are a lot of these in areas where the average residence is just a single-floor residence with limited outdoor space.
Amazon Astro Maps Your House in Minutes: Amazon’s home robot Astro does a lotfrom dancing and making animal noises to playing videos and TV shows
There are plenty of smart home devices on the market at a variety of prices for every shopper, depending on what you need or want.
Astro is not just Alexa on wheels. Chris Monroe/CNET Amazon’s Astro is the first robot designed for your home to be powered by the voice
Astro is about to take over your house — unless your windows are too bright or you have an exposed stairwell. Chris Monroe/CNET Amazon has
Insteon’s smart home hub. Chris Monroe/CNET Insteon users have complained online of suddenly losing power to their smart home hubs as of Friday, as reported
Small savings here and there can really add up over time. Thana Prasongsin/Getty Images Soaring inflationsky-rocketing gas prices and rising utility costs has led to
Speaker 1: We’re gonna let Astro show off a little bit. It’s a cool product. It’s also a versatile product. How versatile you might ask