With the smart home industry growing rapidly, many brands are entering the market to create a name for themselves while also providing automation solutions for users. SwichBot is among the fastest-growing companies in the smart home industry.
The company has won many homeowners’ hearts since it launched its Kickstarter campaign back in 2016.
If you’re searching for smart products that come with an easy installation process and even better functionalities, look no further because SwitchBot has all that.
SwitchBot provides some of the most basic and yet essential smart home technologies to increase your home’s comfort. With SwitchBot smart products, you’ll require to follow a few setup guidelines to begin.
If you’re looking to build your ideal SwichBot smart home, you’re in the right place. This article will provide you with all the details you might need to know about a SwitchBot smart home.
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SwitchBot Hub Mini
For the SwichBot smart home system to function properly and cater to all your automation needs, it needs a central hub. SwitchBot Mini Hub acts as the brain to all the SwitchBot products you have plugged in. it controls, monitors, and manages all the tasks involving these smart devices.
The best feature about the SwtchBot Hub Mini is that it is very easy to set up. The device is also fitted with ‘Smart Learning’ mode which helps it learn about your smart home’s functions.
For example, if the smart devices you have plugged in come with remote controls, you can activate the ‘Smart Learning’ mode, and the SwitchBot Hub Mini will mimic all their signals.
This means you do not need to use these remote controls any longer.
The SwitchBot Hub Mini works well with the top digital voice assistants in Amazon Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. You can pick one of these voice assistants and begin giving voice commands to your SwitchBot Hub Mini, and it will respond accordingly.
When you connect the SwitchBot Hub Mini with the SwitchBot app, you’ll be able to control all your smart devices and appliances remotely.
This is arguably the most popular smart product from SwitchBot. This is a small wireless robot that you can use to automate your curtains. SwitchBot’s installation process, on average, doesn’t exceed 30 seconds.
By attaching the SwitchBot robot to your curtains, you’ll open and close them from the comfort of your mobile phone. Unlike other curtain and drapes automation systems, with SwitchBot, you can even create schedules to open or close your curtains automatically at a particular time of the day.
The best thing about the SwitchBot curtain technology is that it’s applicable for all sorts of curtain rails. Whether your curtain rails are Rod, I Rail track or U Rail track; they can accommodate that SwitchBot robot.
These SwitchBot Curtain robots are rechargeable, and their batteries can last up to 8 months. However, when you plug them into a SwitchBot solar panel, you’ll never have to recharge the batteries again.
SwitchBot Ultrasonic Humidifier
The SwitchBot Humidifier is one of the best you can find out there. This is based on its functionality and ease of control. All that is needed to control the SwitchBot Humidifier is to connect it to your home Wi-Fi with your SwitchBot Hub Mini.
However, it’s unnecessary to use the hub to control the SwitchBot Humidifier; you can control it from the SwitchBot app or connect it to IFTTT, Amazon Alexa, or Google Assistant. This will enable you to give voice commands and have the humidifier respond accordingly.
One unique feature about the SwitchBot Humidifier is that it’s fitted with a Scent Pad which enables you to apply any scent you want. The SwitchBot Humidifier has a purifier that cleans all the minerals and impurities in the water to provide you with a clear mist.
It’s also possible to change the speed and schedule the humidifier to turn on or off on a particular day of the week.
SwitchBot Thermometer and Hygrometer
This smart device by SwitchBot is used to keep track of the levels of temperature and humidity. Like all the other SwitchBot smart products, this device is easy to set up. All that is needed is to open the SwitchBot app, add the device, and let the two pair via Bluetooth.
You can also rename your SwitchBot Thermometer and Hygrometer to any name that you’ll easily remember and that will be easily recognized by the digital voice assistant.
When the device is on, you can see the accurate readings of both your home’s temperature and humidity without pressing any button. However, you can press the button to get more in-depth information about the readings.
This can be shown by a graph that you can customize to show your readings in any time frame; an hour, day, week, month or year. You can also integrate the SwitchBot Thermometer and Hygrometer with Amazon Alexa without using the SwitchBot Hub Mini.
Do you ever find the urge to turn your regular appliances into smart devices? If you do then, SwitchBots are what you need. SwitchBots are small, battery-powered switches attached to any device with an on/off button.
When you use these SwitchBots to press a button on any appliances in your home, you automatically add them to your smart home products. These SwitchBots come with double-sided tape which ensures that they can be reused on other appliances in your home if need be.
Also, SwitchBots are fitted with a battery that can last up to 600 days, depending on your usage. These smart devices are controlled via a Bluetooth connection when they are paired with the SwitchBot app.
They can also be connected with the Switch Hub Mini over Wi-Fi and controlled using Alexa, Samsung SmartThings, IFTTT, Siri, or Google Assistant.
SwitchBot is the ideal brand for you if you’re looking for simple but important smart home products. This company incorporates complex technology into very small and useful smart devices that could guarantee you comfort and convenience in your home.
If you are still feeling a little muddled up and looking for some help, then check out my Smart Home in 8 Weeks course designed to take you from zero to a fully integrated smart home!