Transforming your living space into a fancy, connected and smart home is now a reality. From security to bulbs to mattresses, there is a new tech product for all things home automation, allowing you to manage your house, whether you’re away or at home, in real-time. And before they even hit the market, check out these five new smart tech products to make your home smarter.
With Lockitron, you can now unlock your door with your phone. It’s a little wireless device that slips onto a deadbolt and can be controlled by a smartphone. In addition to unlocking your doors, Lockitron lets you know if someone has knocked on your door, and it can sense if your door has been unlocked, dutifully notifying you immediately through your smartphone. Arriving in March 2015, Lockitron releases its open beta Bolt Preview which can be pre ordered for $99.
Flic is a wireless button that creates a shortcut to your favorite actions on your phone. At first peep, the Flic is a soft, nice-looking button that can be attached to several surfaces. However, once you sets up the functions for their Flic through a supplementary app, the true power of this smart button shines through. Each Flic can execute three actions – one by clicking, another by double-clicking and yet another by holding. The button will retail for about $30 and shipments are about to begin in April 2015.
Canary is a simple device packed with smart sensors that empowers you to keep your home safe and secure — controlled through your mobile device. There’s no installation needed. Simply put Canary on a shelf or table in a central area of your home, plug it in, and connect to your Wi-Fi. When Canary senses anything out of the ordinary, you receive a notification with recorded HD video of the event, as well as the option to watch live. If anything happens, you have the option to sound the siren, contact the authorities, call a neighbor, or ignore the notification—it’s up to you. Priced at $249 per unit, you can expect initial shipment by March 2015.
A wirelessly connected smart bulb, Misfit Bolt works directly with your mobile device – no complicated hubs or setup needed. Bolt is a wirelessly-connected light bulb that lets you personalize your home lighting to create beautiful lightscapes. You can Integrate Bolt into your lifestyle with a simulated sunrise to wake you gently or soothing light and sound shows to help you fall asleep. Transform your environment with millions of colors and combinations available through the Misfit Home mobile app. You can pre-order Bolt Smart Bulb at $49.99 with expected shipping by mid-February.
Luna is the world’s first mattress cover that intelligently warms your bed, tracks sleep, and makes your bed smart. On its own, Luna learns your regular bedtime and sets your bed to a comfortable temperature to help you fall asleep faster.
Luna tracks the quality of your sleep including sleep phases, heart rate, and breathing rate, without you having to wear anything to bed. It combines this knowledge about your night with information about your day and uses those insights to recommend what works best for your sleep. You can get Luna starting at a discounted price of $199 and you can expect delivery by August 2015.
And of course, if you need an ideal solution for an off-site storage, download the Storrage app to quickly request next-day pick-up or delivery of things that eats up a considerable amount of space in your home – including seasonal items like golf clubs, ski gear and bikes. Now that’s more living space for your smart home.