The Ultimate Guide To Building Your Own Smart Home

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May 30, 2017

Forbes contributor Harold Stark walks readers through the process of building the best infrastructure to support a new home. The root infrastructure required for the proper functioning of any smart home is the home network, a giant mesh-like system that connects all the various smart appliances from toasters to refrigerators. A variety of home network technologies are available from wired and wireless to wired-and-wireless, the best known being Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. You’ll also need a smart home hub that acts as a central communication system between the different devices in your network and allows you to issue commands and get results. Of the many smart hubs available in the market, Samsung Smart Things and Wink are the most popular and recommended for the quality of service they provide.

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