How does a smart home actually work?

A smart home’s devices are connected with each other and can be
accessed through one central point—a smartphone, tablet, or

Door locks, televisions, thermostats, home monitors, cameras,
lights, and even appliances such as coffee machines or food
processors can be controlled through one home automation

The system is installed on a mobile or other networked device, and
the user can create time schedules for certain changes to take

Smart homes enabled with lighting control allow homeowners to
reduce electricity use and benefit from energy-related cost savings.
Our home automation systems alert the homeowner if any motion
is detected in the home when they’re away, receive a notification
when smoke is detected, or gas leak.

Once connected, services such as a smart doorbell, smart security
system, and smart appliances are all part of the internet of
things (IoT) technology, a network of physical objects that can
gather and share electronic information.