Best Home Automation Systems

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CONTROL YOUR LIGHTS FROM ANYWHEREIf you are looking for a great home automation system you can check out some of the choices that we have reviewed below and AIhomes.co.uk will give you an opinion on exactly what you get and point you in the right direction to save the most money.

Our first choice is the:

LightwaveRF Smart Home Automation Solution

This product will give you everything that you need from a good home automation solution and we will give you a complete review as well as run through the features and exactly what you get below.

Here is an overview of the features:

The central nervous system for all your smart home devices

  • Works with product gateways and bridges to connect all your devices including Philips Hue lights, Yale locks, Sonos Hi-Fi speakers, and Insteon sensors and switches.
  • Easily create home automations based on triggers from sensors, time, GPS location, or on-demand presets.
  • Start with 2-3 devices, and expand with more around your specific home and lifestyle needs.
  • 60-second setup of Smartphone App and Wi-Fi Hub (Ethernet not required).
  • Lifetime Service Included: No monthly service or subscription fees.
  • Smartphone App and Hub capable of automating virtually all your smart home devices regardless of brand.

Belkin WeMo Switch

If you are looking for something that is not as advanced as the top choice you need to check out the Belkin WeMo Switch.

Here is an overview of what you get:

  • Turn electronics on or off from anywhere. Perfect for lamps and space heaters!
  • Youve already got everything you need: WeMo works with your existing Wi-Fi router and any Apple iOS (v5 or higher) and Android smartphones and tablets
  • Modular system You can add additional WeMo Switches and WeMo Motion sensors easily, any time. Control as much or as little of your house as you want to.
  • Operates over Wi-Fi and mobile internet, at home and away
  • Included: WeMo Switch, Electrical Rating120V/15A/60Hz/1800W

 

Belkin WeMo Insight Switch

This is our third choice and you will find it is a little bit different than the top two and gives you some additional features although they are made by the same manufacturer you need to check out our full review to see exactly whether this will meet your needs.

Here is an overview of the features:

 

  • Remotely turn appliances and electronic devices on and off
  • Monitor and control energy usage and costs from anywhere
  • Set schedules and receive customized notifications
  • Control using the free WeMo App on smartphone or tablet. Works with your existing home Wi-Fi network
  • Compatible with any smartphone or tablet running Android 4.0 and higher or iOS 6 and higher

 

Belkin WeMo Light Switch

If you are looking for something that will automate the lights then we recommend you start here.

 

  • Turn electronics on or off -from anywhere. Intuitive, easy set up. Easy to use.
  • Youve already got everything you need: WeMo works with your existing Wi-Fi router and any iPod touch, iPhone, iPad iOS 5 or higher.
  • Modular system. You can add additional WeMo Switches easily, any time.
  • Works with any one-way connection lights, but not compatible with three-way connection
  • Requires a neutral wire. Not recommended to use with a metal faceplate, which may interfere with a Wi-Fi connection

 

Belkin WeMo Switch and Motion Sensor

If you are looking for something that will also give you a motion sensor as well as the switch product above you need to check this one out.

Here is an overview of the features:

  • Turn Electronics on/off from Anywhere
  • Motion Control your Lamp, never walk into a dark room again
  • Get SMS or Email Notifications when movement is detected at home (powered by IFTTT.com)
  • Youve already got everything you need: WeMo works with your existing Wi-Fi router and any Apple iOS (v5 or higher) and Android smartphones and tablets
  • Modular system You can add additional WeMo Switches and WeMo Motion sensors easily, any time. Control as much or as little of your house as you want to.

 

Etekcity Programmable Wireless Remote Control Light Switch Adapter

 

If you are looking to save money or you are just looking to test out the home automation niche than we recommend that you give the Etekcity Programmable Wireless Remote Control Light Switch Adapter a good look.

 

Here is an overview of the features:

 

  • Remotely control hard-to-reach appliances and devices without built-in power ON/OFF switches at the push of a button
  • Eliminate wasteful standby power and reduce energy use; save on your electric bills and extend product life by up to 15%
  • Saves you the trouble of having to plug in and unplug your electric appliances to conserve energy consumption; a great assistant to the mobility impaired
  • Strong RF signal works through doors and walls without interfering with other electronics; operating from as far as 100 ft. in line of sight
  • Built-in child protection feature; ETL and FCC approved for safety and quality assurance

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