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4 Technologies Your Home Needs Now

Richard Clayton Oct 19, 2019

Technology has been advancing quickly, leading to a wealthy of really cool tech gadgets that have been changing people's lifestyles. They aren't just devices to outdo the Joneses, they offer some very useful solutions that your home needs now - the best technology makes for a smart home, the smartest home possible for security, convenience, and even savings.

Smart Bulbs

Forget about the old-fashioned on and off wall switches and get into the latest smart lighting technology, all controlled with your smartphone. Smart bulbs aren't simply average LEDs, something that 58% of Americans are said to prefer, as some of the latest statistics reveal.
They do way more than light up a room,  wirelessly connected with phone apps to open all sorts of possibilities. One of the best features is that you can dim a room using them without having dimmer switches.

All you have to do is screw in a dimmable smart bulb into a lamp, and make them brighter or dimmer using the corresponding app for the bulb. Certain types, like GE Link Bulbs, can be controlled from anywhere remotely which means when you go on vacation you can make it look like you're home, to keep your items secure.

One of the many other great benefits of smart bulbs is they may be able to help you sleep better, such as the C Sleep which produces multiple color temperatures to help regulate your body's natural production of melatonin. Or, Lighting Science which emits a more soothing light that won't interrupt your natural circadian rhythm.

Interactive Projection Module by Bosch

Basically any surface can be made into a touchscreen. What's really incredible, is that this tiny projector can help you get dressed for the day - it allows you to see the clothes you have available, which items match best and even what the weather is like.

Thermal Leak Detector

Thermal leak detectors can save you big time on your utility bills and even help lessen your impact on the environment too. They help you detect leaks and fix insulation when necessary. You'll scan an area using the detector and it will change to blue if a spot is colder and red if it's hotter. You can save as much as 20% on your bills this way.

Breathing Better with Smart Air

Smart air? Sounds strange but a Smart Air Purification System can help ensure that you're breathing better air, helping to support your good health. It can monitor the air you and your family breathe in your home, checking for things like toxins, allergens, and smoke by using a high-tech purification process to eliminate them.

An onboard voice assistant will alert you if potentially deadly problems like carbon monoxide levels are high and tell you to fix it too.