Voice Control for your Smart Locks

Sara Johns Blog, Smart Home

All you need are these 3 things: Alexa-enabled smart locks are able to lock your door and check the status of the lock. Don’t tell your door to unlock though because it just won’t work. Enabling Alexa to unlock your door could prove to be a huge security risk as Alexa can’t distinguish between your voice and a burglar’s. According …

Smart Bed with Snore Detection

Sara Johns Automation, Blog, Smart Home

Snore Detection. I’m sure all of us can detect when a snore happens and where it’s coming from. Usually it’s the person right next to us. Finally, that won’t mean you’re in for a long restless night. Sleep Number has created a smart bed with SleepIQ technology. This bed can sense when a person is snoring and raise the bed’s …

Smart Home Safety

Sara Johns Blog, Smart Home

While we all love the convenience of our smart devices, are we making it easier for hackers to get our info? The hackers have hacked into just about everything by now. From thermostats to autonomous vehicles. What’s stopping them from hacking into your home control system, checking the cameras to make sure you’re not home and opening the door to …