We live in a brave new tech world with tons of new products arriving every day. They all offer certain benefits, but with so many arriving on the scene, it can be hard to decide what’s best for the new family member you’re introducing to the world. TreeHouse has curated a list of the best smart home technology products to help you prep your home and nursery for your new addition. These 5 products will enhance the comfort, convenience, security, and health of your home to help bring your child to the best home possible.
The Nest Learning Thermostat has set itself apart from the crowd of new, WiFi-enabled thermostats by being able to learn and remember what temperatures you like. With this information, it can turn itself down when you’re away, adjust itself as the temperature outside changes, and is completely controllable from your smart phone. Turn the air conditioning or the heat on before you get home with baby so the temperature of your home is just right to receive your new bundle. Plus, Nest is partnering with dozens of companies to make its thermostat, smoke detector, and camera compatible with other devices and appliances in the home. Click the link to see what else works with Nest to make your home even smarter.
Is the baby awake? Crying? Laughing in the most adorable way and you want to see what’s going on without interrupting? Nest DropCam allows parents from any location to access live video feed of their baby from an internet-enabled device using the app. Features include a motion detector that can send you an alert or notification when it senses movement, and a two-way microphone so you can soothe a crying baby from another room or location. Other baby monitors have nothing on this.
The August Smart Lock redefines home access with a safe, simple and social system to revolutionize home entry. Don’t put groceries or the baby down to find your keys, the August Lock recognizes you with your smartphone and automatically unlocks when you approach the door. Grant access to babysitters and house cleaners with a one-time code or recurring entry code given through your smartphone, and keep track of who’s coming and going from your house when you aren’t there.
The world is full of hidden dangers, don’t let the nursery be one of those places. Austin Air purifiers deliver a complete filtration solution, removing a wide variety of particles, sub-micron particles, chemicals, gases, micro-organisms, and odors. These include dust, mold, pollen, tobacco smoke, chemical vapors, gases, viruses and bacteria. Give yourself fewer things to worry about when you and baby come home.
A typical scenario… you work tirelessly to rock your baby to sleep. You lay the baby down and painstakingly leave the room in silence…only to realize you left the lamp on. You go in to turn it off and make too much noise and the baby wakes. Don’t let this happen to you. With the WeMo switch you can control lights, fans, or anything that plugs into a typical outlet with the touch of a button on your smartphone.