Smart Objects

Turn off lights from your phones, turn the heater on before you reach your house, lock and unlock doors to let guests in when you are away; SmartThings is a new technology company that lets you operate things in your home quickly and conveniently from your smart phones.

Here’s a little clip of how a house equipped with SmartThings will function:


Furthermore, SmartThings will allow you to know who is going in and out of the house by showing the name of the people present. Due to constant monitoring, a home equipped with SmartThings may be able to appeal for a discount on home insurance because technically, users will be notified every time something amiss is going on in the house.

On the side note, SmartThings may make users feel uncomfortable because constant monitoring will means that a user’s privacy can be easily invaded. Would you be comfortable with devices monitoring your presence in your house? How do you think SmartThings can be improved? Let us know in the comments below!


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