Should I Buy a Smart Home Hub?

We get asked this often? Our answer is that depends on your vision.

It doesn’t seem long ago that a laptop was about the only device in a home that had an internet connection, but now everything from a coffee machine to a door lock can be controlled with an app on your phone.

Smart tech is geared to make your life easier through every connected device you have in your home, even when you’re not there.

So it’s never been more convenient to have all your smart home gadgets operating on the same wavelength by using a smart home hub.

What is it?

A smart home hub connects all your gadgets in the home, this allows you to have access to everything through one centralized app. It is essentially a home automation network, the heart of the machine.

The smart home hub also specializes in communicating all the different protocols of competing smart devices (Zigbee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi) to make them speak to each other.

This allows you to communicate and perform Macros or “routines” like turning on the lights, turn the audio on, lock the door or turn on TV when your smart lights come on in the family room for movie nights etc.

Why should I Get a Smart Hub?

If you want a fully automated home we recommend investing in a hub. It will allow one automatic function to set off an entire series of synchronized events. They also solve compatibility issues with more smart devices.

If you want to know about Smart Home Hubs get in touch, we’d be delighted to advise you further.