It is gradually becoming more and more normal to have all kinds of connected devices at home in the United States. Those that come to make our lives easier and more technological serve for practically everything, from programming the coffee maker to automating the boiler to keep the house at the perfect temperature. And in Ikea, always up to date, we have an important catalog to make our home an intelligent one, also known as Smart Home.
Smart technologies are capable of automating activities and processes in the home to optimize consumption and provide greater comfort. These refer to all products that use Internet connectivity and device applications to offer new functions connected to traditional products, such as room thermostats. And here, Ikea has more than important assets.
Ikea’s smart home devices for our ultimate comfort
From smart sockets, switches, and power strips, to smart lights, light bulbs, locks, and speakers? With Ikea, we have a way, too, to create a smart home. In this way, we can complete automatic tasks through your cell phone, such as turning on the dining room light when you are at home or turning on the heater or heating when you are away from home. But there are also simpler arrangements, such as air purifiers.
In fact, at Ikea, we have an excellent air purifier that is winning everyone because it is currently enjoying a bargain price. What we will have, therefore, will be connected homes that are already fashionable, provide comfort, and are more efficient. Among other gadgets, we can find a smart button that allows you to launch scenes by pressing and not through the current classic voice command.
Ikea’s table and purifier to improve the air quality in your home and other proposals.
If you have or want to aspire to have all this, what you want is to set up your own Smart Home, and for that, you don’t need to have a lot of knowledge or even a lot of money. This is because gradually connected products have been dropping prices to very low limits. You have to decide because among these great options is the device in the form of an air purifier to improve the environment at home.
That’s what we see with this great gadget that can improve air quality by reducing indoor air pollutants, something many people don’t know exists inside their homes. It can be controlled manually or with the IKEA Home smart app if linked to the Tradfri connection device. It is a table, the Starkvind, a two-in-one table. And this one looks like a bedside table and an air purifier that improves indoor air quality.
The smart button for a connected home
Ikea is very clear that a large part of its business will be accessories and other complements related to the digital home. In addition to its already classic system of smart lights, wireless charging docks, and sound systems, such as those in collaboration with Sonos, there is also this smart button to consider. With it, we will make it because we can turn on the lights, raise the blinds and play your favorite songs to start the day the best way.
If we put the shortcut button next to the front door, we can turn all the lights in the house on and off with a single touch. This is Ikea’s smart home button, the Tradfri, which allows us to create the right ambiance for every occasion. At the same time, it will allow us to control lights, music, and other devices simultaneously, even if they are in different rooms. It will be ideal because with a touch to get the right atmosphere.
Its famous smart bulbs
A theory supported by Ikea, which also highlights in its online store some interior design keys to decorate. Of course, the Swedish decoration firm remains true to its essence and does so with low-cost options. Whether investing in timeless pieces, new accessories, or more modern ones, we have more than enough assets for every home. A case in point, for example, is their already famous smart light bulbs, now also on offer.
It is an energy-saving LED bulb, only 8.9 W, but it illuminates like a standard 60 W bulb, about 806 lumens. From its more technical side, it is an E27 LED bulb (large socket) with a warm white spectrum (2700 K). Its life expectancy is 25,000 hours and turns on in only 0.5 seconds. It can be connected via WiFi to the IKEA Home Smart app on your cell phone to schedule its use at different times of the day if desired.
The lamp with integrated speaker Sonos and Wifi
Also, to make a home more technological, we can acquire for a low price the one that is the lamp with integrated speaker, Symfonisk, from Ikea, with glass shade (available in black and white) and that emits a decorative light to create a cozy atmosphere, all so we can enjoy your favorite playlist or program in it. This has been designed by Ikea in collaboration with Sonos, a company specializing in wireless speakers and home sound systems.
They can also be integrated with Alexa or Google Assistant, which will multiply their potential. You can control each speaker separately with multiroom audio to play music in a room. In addition, and among its most interesting provisions is that it also links your Spotify account. It will be a lamp that serves as lighting and speaker and can be used independently or together.