These smart home gadgets from big tech companies are a must for your home

If you’ve been thinking about outfitting your home with the latest smart home equipment, there’s no time like the present. Especially since there are so many big names in the tech industry with ranges of smart home gadgets. Browse this list of must-have smart home gadgets from big tech companies and update your home with products from brands you trust.

These smart home gadgets from big tech companies are a must for your home
Samsung The Terrace QLED 4K Outdoor Smart TV in Use

We all dream of controlling every aspect of our home via our smartphones. Nothing’s worse than leaving for a trip, not quite sure that you’ve locked all the doors in your house. Now, you can cross that worry off your list, because with a smart lock, you can secure your doors via your smartphone at the airport. And about your blinds, what if they could open and close automatically at a time you set? It’s a possibility with these practical smart home gadgets from big tech companies.

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We all feel a little better purchasing products from companies we’ve heard of before and whose products we already like. On this list, you’ll find smart home gadgets from the leading tech companies like TP-Link, Logitech, and Samsung. There’s also those self-raising and lowering blinds from IKEA. Did you know that IKEA belongs to the Zigbee Alliance, which runs much of IoT today?

No matter how you make your home smarter, we’re sure you’ll find some cool tech products from brands you already trust below.

TP-Link Kasa Smart Bulb Warm Amber Light

Create that comforting atmosphere in your house, the smart way, with the TP-Link Kasa Smart Bulb Warm Amber Light. This 40-watt and 400-lumen warm amber bulb may rely on modern technology, but its feel is vintage. This TP-Link light is easy to manage since it connects to a smartphone app on iOS and Android devices. It’s also compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant.


Logitech Circle View Secure Video Camera

Keep a watchful eye over your home with the Logitech Circle View Video Camera. This security camera captures footage in 1080p and has a 180-degree diagonal field of view,  letting you see pretty much everything. Moreover, the Circle View is compatible with Apple HomeKit. Finally, its black aluminum exterior is discrete, and the design is one you can place on a shelf or mount to a wall.


Sony XH81 4K TV Series

Sony is one of the big tech companies everyone recognizes. And you’ll love the TVs in the Sony XH81 4K TV series since it includes four size options with different lighting setups. Additionally, the 4K HDR processor gives you all the best colors with super clarity. This new Sony television collection gives you an Android TV that’s compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Best of all, the XH81 series works with Apple AirPlay and Apple HomeKit so that it will be a breeze integrating into your smart home setup.

Samsung The Terrace QLED 4K Outdoor Smart TV

Samsung is a big tech company that wants to let you watch TV outside. That’s right; the Samsung The Terrace QLED 4K Outdoor Smart TV is one you can keep on your patio thanks to its IP55 rating, which ensures it’s protected against water and dust. It also gives you a fantastic picture with its QLED 4k and 2,000-nit brightness levels. And The Terrace adapts to its lighting conditions, giving you a great picture at any time of day. Finally, this smart home entertainment responds to your voice.


IKEA FYRTUR Smart Window Blinds

You’ll never need to waste time raising and lowering your blinds every day with the IKEA FYRTUR Smart Window Blinds. Complete with a remote and smartphone control, this gadget makes it easy to control your shades. These smart blinds are also compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit. Best of all, the app even lets you set a timer. Finally, these smart blinds’ removable battery packs mean you won’t have to wire them permanently into your home.


August Wi-Fi Smart Deadbolt Lock

The August Wi-Fi Smart Deadbolt Lock connects directly to your home Wi-Fi network and allows you to remotely lock or unlock your door, check door status, and grant virtual guest keys. So you won’t have to worry if you think you forgot to lock the front door, ever again. Attach it to your existing deadbolt so you can keep your original keys. Another cool feature is that this smart lock can sense when you’re coming or going when you have your phone or iWatch and lock or unlock accordingly.


Eve Light Switch Smart Home Lighting

Eve Light Switch Smart Home Lighting will make your life so much easier since it lets you control your lights from anywhere. Manage them using your Apple device or Siri for voice control. And if you want to coordinate with the Earth’s natural rhythms, you can set the Light Switch to sync with the sun and moon. This smart home lighting also allows you to set specific scenes depending on the atmosphere you want to create. Best of all, no matter what bulbs you currently use, this switch can transform them into an intelligent setup.


Philips Hue Resonate Sleek Outdoor Lamp

Philips is a big tech company that wants to make your home stand out with its Philips Hue Resonate Sleek Outdoor Lamp. This sleek, wall-mounted lamp produces a triangular light that will make a statement on your exterior wall. And since it’s a Philips Hue lamp, you can operate it using the Hue app. What’s more, this lamp gives you access to more than 16 million LED colors so you can customize it to your needs.

Philips Hue Resonate Sleek Outdoor Lamp

Philips Hue Resonate Sleek Outdoor Lamp on an Exterior Wall

Satechi Dual Smart HomeKit Outlet

Satechi is a big tech company that will make your smart home even smarter with its Satechi Dual Smart HomeKit Outlet. This device features two outlets that integrate with your Apple HomeKit setup. Once you set it up, you can use HomeKit and your Wi-Fi connection to customize you’re your TV, lights, smartphone charger, and any other electric appliance. Best of all, everything is just a command away, thanks to Siri.


So, what do you think? Will any of these smart home gadgets from big tech companies make your next shopping list? I’m all about the Philips Hue Resonate Sleek Outdoor Lamp, for the color options. Let us know your favorite smart home products in the comments below

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Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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Hardy

For automated shades SOMA Smart Shades is also good alternative for IKEA.

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Hardy

Interesting read

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  • Hardy