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Designing a smart home doesn’t have to be entirely for function. Some great smart devices can help you make your home more fun for everyone. Functionality is important, but there is plenty of information out there about how to put smart home products to work. What about when you want to have a little fun?
Smart Intercom System
Not only is this great for communication throughout the house, but it can be fun for the kids and the whole family to play with in various ways. Whether you’re pretending to communicate with NASA or acting like secret agents using the intercom as a form of private communication, there are a lot of fun ways to put this device to use. Plus, it’s got plenty of functional use, as well.
What isn’t great about being able to say “[Smart Assistant], turn off the lights”? Using a personal assistant and smart lighting, you can make keeping the electric bills low a fun game for the entire family. Kids will especially love being able to run around yelling the lights off rather than flipping switches all day long.
These are great for security, but they can be fun, too. These cameras include two-way communication features that allow you to talk to people at your door from whatever device you have connected to the camera system. You can even just have the kids watch for upcoming deliveries, pretend like they’re on neighbourhood watch, or find another creative way to incorporate these devices into your everyday.
Smart Assistants + TV and Music
When you connect your smart assistant to your television, radio, or smartphone, you will be able to play music on demand, and can even order up a dance party just by asking for one. Screen mirroring apps enable you to stream your favorite music, videos, movies, or even apps directly from your smart device to your Samsung TV. Combine this with smart lighting that allows you to set the mood for fun, and it’ll be a party in no time.
These are just a few ways that you can have fun with smart home products that also offer plenty of function. The biggest thing to keep in mind is to choose what’s going to work best for your home, for fun, function, or any other purpose.