Summer is in full swing and we all want to soak up as much of it as we can. Keep reading to see how you can bring technology outside with you.
The great outdoors can also be set up to be connected to your home's smart devices. Some things you can do to bring tech outside are voice assistants trained, automation, and much more. The smart home you have inside can be expanded into your yard - playing games in the backyard, hosting a BBQ, or putting up decorations. With plugs, lights, and battery add-ons, your backyard can be as smart as your home inside.
Below are general ideas of items to bring tech outside.
- Outdoor smart plugs - a simple way to automate
- Outdoor smart lights to provide colour at night
- Take your smart home assistant with you with a battery add-on
- Use a WiFi extender to strengthen the network outside
Want a specific list of recommendations? Explore the below items:
- Smart sprinkler
- Philips Hue Outdoor Lights
- Philips Hue Go
- Bluetooth speaker
- Fabriq Chorus
- Ninety7 Loft
- JBL Link 10
- Feit HomeBrite LED smart bulbs
- iDevices Outdoor Switch
- Ring Video Doorbell
- Ring Floodlight Cam
Do you have any other items you use outside? Have other recommendations? Use the comment section below to share!
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Hendrickson, Josh. (2019). How to Bring Your Smarthome Outside. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from, https://www.howtogeek.com/405858/how-to-bring-your-smarthome-outside/