Internet Of Things – Types of Smart Devices and How to Use Them

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There’s no doubt that our lives are digitally connected in the era of the Internet Of Things . We spend hours on computers, cell phones, TVs, and other electronics every day, but while those devices are living in the present, our homes aren’t. Yes, we have lights, indoor plumbing, and electricity, but none of it is smart- everything has to be controlled manually.

Fortunately, you can change that! Smart homes are on the rise, and because of that, it’s actually quite affordable to integrate smart technology into your home nowadays.

Smart homes have taken the world by storm, but if you’re new to home automation, you may be wondering “what types of smart devices are out there?” And “how do you use them?”

?Well, wonder no longer!

Have you ever thought about make your home smart? Do you even know what home automation is?

If you answered no to either of those questions, that’s okay! This info graphic will show you the different types of home automation products available and it’ll even give you examples of how you can use each device in your home!

If after going through this info graphic, you still have questions or you want to learn more about home automation, head over to There you’ll find everything you want to know about smart homes and home automation.

Additionally,  anew press release from Ovum notes:

Smart Home Devices Forecast: 2016–21 found that the largest smart home markets will be China and the US, thanks to high availability of devices and greater consumer interest in smart home services and products. Device sales will grow to more than 1.4 billion units by 2021, up from 224 million in 2016, driven particularly by sales of security devices, such as cameras, door locks, and sensors, and by utilities devices, such as connected light bulbs and smart thermostats. Ovum predicts that each smart home household will use on average 8.7 devices, bringing the total smart home active installed base to 4 billion devices.


As you can see, there are a lots of different devices when it comes to home automation. Basically, any type of automating can be done, it’s simply a matter of coming up with the ideas.

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