Smart House controls power, temperature, security, lights and applicances.

Home IoT Hub

IoT TypeDescriptionUsesIoT Link
Amazon Echo Show Voice activated assistant with video conferencing Request information, video conferencing, control IoT devices. Echo Show - Black
Amazon Echo Dot Voice activated assistant (called Echo or Alexa) Request information, voice calls, control IoT devices. E.g. 'Alexa, read my Kindle book', 'Alexa, set alarm for 6 AM', 'Alexa, switch on bedroom light', 'Alexa, add milk to shopping list' Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - Black
Google Home Voice activated assistant (Ok Google,...) Play Android music, list appointments, create a timer, control Chromecast, ask for news, control thermostat, answers questions. etc. Google Home

Home Automation

IoT TypeDescriptionUsesIoT Link
Samsung SmartThings Hub Networked Hub to control IoT devices. Ethernet connection to router. Devices that can be controlled include lights, locks, power points, thermostats, motion sensors. Control using smartphone, tablet, Amazon Echo or Google Home. Samsung SmartThings Hub, 2nd Generation
Phillips Hue lighting Phillips Hue Hub controller and 2 remote controlled lights Lights can be controlled by Amazon Echo voice control. Lights can be dimmed by voice control. Advanced lights can have colour controlled. Philips Hue Bloom, Works with Amazon Alexa
Nest Learning Thermostat WiFi connected thermostat It can be controlled by your smartphone or Amazon Echo. Your temperature preferences are learnt. It monitoring if people are present or not and adjusts accordingly. Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation, Stainless Steel, Works with Amazon Alexa
Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell Doorbell with motion detection and WiFi day/night video and audio. Rechargeable battery last 6+ months with USB charging. Compatible with Amazon Echo and smartphones. Speak and see who is at the front door. Smartphone can be alerted even when away from home. Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell in Satin Nickel

Home Security

IoT TypeDescriptionUsesIoT Link
Zmodo 8 wireless security camera system 4 indoor and 4 outdoor WiFi day/night cameras with motion detection and 45 day hard drive storage Cameras can be seen using a smartphone even remotely. The framerate is reduced when there is no motion detected. Zmodo - 1080p HD NVR System - Wireless 4x Weatherproof Outdoor Cameras 4x Wide Angle Indoor Cameras Surveillance Security System 500GB Hard Drive
Samsung Digital Door Lock Deadbolt door lock with multiple keypad passwords possible and RFID tags. Automatically locks when closed. Entry can be by keypad passcode and / or RFID tag. Battery power lasts 10 months. Samsung Digital Door Lock SHS-1321 security EZON keyless
ENKLOV WiFi/Landline Home Security Alarm System WiFi and landline alarm system. 5 window / door sensors, 2 motion sensors, 2 remote controls and 1 base station. Smartphone apps provided. Automatically dial up to 3 numbers in case of alarm. Battery backup and alarm siren in base station. ENKLOV WiFi/Landline Home Security Alarm System DIY Kit with One Panel,5 Pairs Door/Window Contact Sensor,2pcs PIR Motion Sensor,2pcs Remote Tag,App Control by Smartphone

Home Media

IoT TypeDescriptionUsesIoT Link
Google Chromecast WiFi to HDMI media player Send multimedia to your TV controlled from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Audio, video, 4k. Chomecast
WD 4TB My Cloud Personal Network Attached Storage - NAS 4 TB (4000 GB) hard drive connected to house network Backup your computers, laptops, music, video and pictures. Your WiFi smart televisions can access the WD NAS public folders for video, music and pictures. Your smartphones and tablets can also access these share folders. WD 4TB My Cloud Personal Network Attached Storage - NAS - WDBCTL0040HWT-NESN
Amazon Echo Amazon voice assistant with advanced speakers Voice control devices, make voice calls, access Internet audio services and have questions answered. It can work as an intercom with other house Echo devices. Amazon Echo - Black


IoT TypeDescriptionUsesIoT Link
Efergy Engage hub kit Building electricity current sensor with wireless receiver unit. Building power usage is measured every 10 / 15 / 20 seconds. Data is available on smartphone, tablet or computer. Battery life of sensor unit is 18 months. 90-260 volts. 0-200 amps. Efergy Engage hub kit
Smappee Home Energy Monitor Solar WiFi controller with 6 current sensors. App for energy usage display. Artificial Intelligence to detect types of application loads. Can be extended with power point IoT on/off devices. Charts and spreadsheets shows energy usage / solar generation. Smappee Home Energy Monitor Solar
Etekcity Wireless Remote Control, 5 Electrical Outlet Switch for Household Appliances Remote control to control 5 power points. 5 on buttons and 5 off buttons on remote. Great to control power usage and control hard to get to power points. These are a 110 volt version. Other 240 volt versions exist. Etekcity Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Switch for Household Appliances, Wireless Remote Light Switch, White (Learning Code, 5Rx-2Tx)