You will save an untold amount of time, money and frustration by following these recommended smart home devices… I’ve tested each of these devices myself and integrated them with my smart home hub to create a seamless experience.
Recommended smart home gear
Voice Assistant (Option 1)
Google Home can help you to effectively run your smart home using your voice.
Amazon Echo is the de facto standard smart speaker and is widely supported.
Computer to run Home Assistant software, turning it into an automation hub.
Starter kit including a bridge and two light bulbs to easily control your lights.
Use Go light to enhance the atmosphere or as a night lamp. It is also portable.
Place Lightstrip under cabinets or behind entertainment systems.
Turn on and off your lights automatically with the Philips Hue motion sensor.
Turn any light even one in which you can't place a Hue bulb into a smart light.
Turn your appliances (e.g. cooling fans) ON/OFF and get insight into energy usage.
With Logitech Harmony you can control all of your entertainment devices.
Smart WiFi A/C
You can control your A/C and set automation rules with this WiFi controller.
It mechanically turns rocker switch or button ON/OFF. Hub Plus required.
Bluetooth to Wi-Fi Gateway
Make all your nearby SwitchBots (the Bots) access to Wi-Fi + IR remote control.
Last update was on: July 4th, 2020