May 27, 2017

20 Must Have Gadgets that Increase Your Work From Home Productivity.

Just because you work from home doesn't mean that you aren't in for real work or you should have low productivity. Who else can understand this better than us - the bloggers! The best thing would be having your separate room for creating your workspace, but when this isn't possible and you need to work from the living room or your bedroom then things aren't the same, difficult and your productivity does come down. To increase your productivity, improve your focus on your work, and avoid distraction, we are sure these gadgets are going of great use.

Woohoo Interactive Artificial Intelligence Hub: Woohoo Interactive Artificial Intelligence Hub is a simple to use and affordable solution that can turn your home into a smart home. It speaks the language of your smart devices as well as yours and will turn on lights, control the temperature, lock the doors, create to-do lists and lot more. This smart home hub features facial recognition (360° rotating 1080p HD camera), voice recognition, a 7-inch touchscreen, an artificial intelligence (AI) so it can continuously learn and more. It comes equipped with infrared night vision and a motiondetection system and alerts you if there is anything out of place. You can even access your personal files directly from USB; play high definition movies and music from Pandora or Youtube. You can also store digital content offline, and use its built-in 4G LTE network when there is no Wi-Fi. It lets you see the status of your home, your devices, and even who's in the house at any time. You can control it using its app on your smart phone also. More info.

WooHoo Interactive Artificial Intelligence Hub

Fibaro's Smart Button: The Smart Button is perfect for any connected home. It makes things a lot easier around by letting you control your connected home appliances. It recognizes 6 different actions for various customized scenes - control the air conditioner, lights, notify your family member, call a taxi or order pizza and more. Its wireless and hence can be placed just about anywhere you want. Buy Now.

Fibaro's Smart Button

Momo Smart Home Assistant: Momo is a standalone security system, smart home super hub, and artificially intelligent assistant that makes smart homes safer, more comfortable, more accessible, and more efficient. Its self-learning standalone security system that features 360° night vision camera, motiondetection, facial recognition, and intelligent sound detection, and can also work with any additional security systems. It features a full suite of connectivity systems and an open architecture that allows it to automatically sync with and manage nearly all smart home devices, including standard appliances plugged into smart plugs. It employs machine-learning techniques to learn your habits and surrounding preferences, and suggest automations for your home. It connects to wireless doors or windowsensors, moisturesensors, additional security cameras, and uses them to recognize who is there and when they are moving. Apart from these you can even keep track of the health of family members wearing smart bands. Its app lets you view and manage all these devices. It's smart enough to activate your security system when you are asleep or away from the home. It also streams live video of unusual events detected, and even connects you with people in the home if need arise. Its intelligent sound detection can tell the difference between normal home noises and other unusual sounds like breaking glass. It also provides wireless two-way video and audio communication. It connects to Wi-Fi and lets you make and receive video calls through any connected AV device, like a smart TV, computer, or mobile phone. Apart from this, you can also make Wi-Fi voice calls using its speaker and microphone. It can detect unsafe air levels, and will call for assistance, sends an alert and sound an alert. It can also create different sets of automations to activate for each member of your household that enters the room or the home. You can save on your energy bills by leaving device management to Momo. Its AI allows it to learn your patterns of smart home device usage and behavior, and suggest sets of actions for you to consider. You can chat with Momo via Telegram, Facebook Messenger, or Skype. You can create pre-set modes for different scenarios, stream your favorite web radio to connected Bluetooth speakers, set the thermostat to your perfect temperature, adjust the lighting and more. It provides a wide variety of remote functions, like remote activation of devices in it's network, uses 128-bit encryption running on proven software, encrypts all data that goes through it, runs on an open platform and works with all your other devices without losing any functionality. It works with natural language virtual assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa. This smart home robot automates your home and lets you have something for yourself. Pre-order: $279.

Momo Smart Home Assistant

Hayo: With tech development, we got remotes and apps for most of our home devices. But managing multiple remotes isn't easy, won't it be cool if we can just move our hands and control the device? Hayo creates a virtual remote control and lets you control all of your smart home devices just by moving your hands or touching the objects around you. Hayo makes it possible for you to control your home with augmented reality. All you need to do is place Hayo in a room where you want a virtual remote control and it creates a 3D image map of the room. Using its augmented reality app, you can create virtual remote controls on top of objects or right in thin air. Next you connect them to your favorite connected home platforms and products like IFTTT, Wink, Sonos, and more and it gives you the ability to control them. Its app is compatible with iOS and Android. Pre-order: $279.

Hayo

Hi) Smart Doorbell: Hi) smart video doorbell connects to the Internet, allows you to stay connected to your home anywhere and anytime via your iOS or Android device. It provides 2-way audio communication and one-way video, lets you see who is at your door and talk to them from your smart device. It also sends you a notification once it detects activity in front of your door. You can also connect the device to an electric lock and open the door from your smartphone. It's capable of recognizing your family members when they come near range and activate a pre defined scenario such as turn lights on, open door, and open windowblinds. You can also recharge the device using solar energy. Pre-order.

Hi) Smart Doorbell
Muzo: Muzo is an intelligent acoustic device that creates your personal zone of silence. It utilizes Billionsound Technology to generate dynamic realistic sounds. Pre-order: $159.

Muzo

Nespresso Prodigio: Nespresso Prodigio is a connected coffee and espresso maker that lets you make a cup of coffee using your smartphone. It connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, lets you schedule the making time, sends alerts and more. It features 3 programmable volume settings. The complete kit comes with 24-ounce thermal travel cup and 2 espresso glasses. Buy Now: $278.

Nespresso Prodigio connected coffee and espresso maker

Teodoor Smart Lock: Teodoor Smart Lock uses secure Bluetooth and turns your smartphone into your new door key. It's smart to know when you are approaching your door to unlock it, and also locks the door behind you. It sends you a notification if any one tries to force your door open. And if it's set to Vacation Mode, you're notified of any activity whatsoever. You can always use your existing keys to unlock your door just in case you don't have your smartphone with you. It installs easily on the inside of your existing lock on a wide variety of doors. Its app is compatible with iOS and Android, gives you quick access to your daily nanny, weekly cleaner, one-time visits and more. Buy Now: $139.

Teodoor Smart Lock

AirSense Smart Air Quality Monitor: The AirSense is a smart air quality monitor and ionpurifier that monitors your indoors and detects VOC elements and sends alerts to your smartphone. It also features two-way audio speakers that you can use as audio monitor, play music, and more. It comes with millions of light colors for entertainment or can be used as night or reading light and can be controlled using its iOS and Android app. It connects to your Wi-Fi network and gives you data from around the world. Buy Now: $119.95.

AirSense Smart Air Quality Monitor

Reolink Argus: Reolink Argus is a wirefree security camera that requires no installation, no cords, no wiring, and no drilling. It comes with 360-degree magnetic base that lets you place the camera how you like. It features 1080p full HD resolution, 130-degree wide viewing angle, 2-way audio, weatherproof design, smart PIR motionsensor, night vision and more. Its batterylife lasts several months, comes with SD cardslot, and sends you alerts in real time if it detects anything moving. You can live view the camera from your smart phone anytime and anywhere. Pre-order: $80.

Reolink Argus

Everybot Robot Mop: If you are among those whose day passes of cleaning and maintaining your home then the Everybot RS500 robotic spin mop is for you. It comes with 7 cleaning modes, simple to use interface, and a remote control. It features a built-in motor, dual-spin mop and an auto water supply system that allow the robot to clean the floors effectively. It also features smartsensor system for safety that allows it to detect obstacles and avoid falls. Apart from these it also features cliff and lift detection. Pre-order: $229.

Everybot Robot Mop

Saent: Saent is a smart device and software designed to block out distractions and make you more productive. Once you press the button on the device, its app locks you into apps and websites (based on a predefined list) that are productive for your work, and blocks out distractions (like social networking sites or app notifications). It optimizes your work cycle by letting you work in 30, 50 or 90 minutes blocks with breaks in between. Pre-order: $79.

Saent

Orbnext: Orbnext is an always-on Wi-Fi connected real-time desktop data display device. It connects to your work network via Wi-Fi and lets you track virtually endless array of information. It lets you visualize important information with colors providing instant knowledge at a glance. Setting it up is easy, just place it over your smartphone and it connects to your wireless network, just plug, blink.n.play. You can use its app on iPhone or Android to display popular presets such as stocks, weather, sports and more. It also integrates with IFTTT to provide virtually limitless flexibility to build customized notifications or monitor other Internet enabled devices on your network. Buy Now: $129.

Orbnext

Ecobee3 Wi-Fi Thermostat: Unlike the usual thermostats which only reads the temperature in one room leading to uneven temperatures in other rooms, the Ecobee3 Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat provides right temperature in the rooms that matter most. It can be connected to 32 remotesensors; and the more additions you make to it, the smarter it gets. It's capable of measuring temperature and occupancy to provide the right temperature in the right places. It intuitively understands when to turn on your heating or cooling equipment based on your office's unique energy profile and the weather outside, saving money and making sure you're comfortable at all times. It features 3.5" full-color touch screen with highly intuitive iconography and controls. Buy Now: $257.98.

Ecobee3 Wi-Fi Thermostat
Lucy: Lucy is your digital butler that features a touch screen, HD camera and voice control to connect your smart home and your family. It can take photos and video and you can use her for video calls. It understands what you tell her, and speaks English and German. It comes with learning features - just say 'Lucy learn this' and you can teach her new things. Lucy will assist you and your family in your daily routines; you can set reminders, leave messages and more. You can share your calendars, shopping lists, photos and more with your family. And she does a lot more. Pre-order: $459 - $799.

Lucy digital butler

Displio: Displio is a standalone, customizable Wi-Fi display that tracks and notifies you on everything that is important to you. Buy Now: $ 140.

Displio customizable Wi-Fi display

Gecko Switch: The Gecko Switch is a movable light switch that allows you to control your lights from anywhere in your home. All that's needed to be done is replace your standard light switch with the base switch and you are done. Now you can place the Gecko Switch anywhere you want and control your lights. It requires no wall work, no new wiring, hubs, bridges, or Wi-Fi, its simple to use. Gecko Switch is also a dimmer, timer and works for delayed off. The Gecko Switch can be removed then placed over and over again, and if it loses its sticking power, just wash it with water and it regains its stickiness. There are many images available, and these allow you to mark your Gecko Switch to know what each switch controls. And using its search function, you can make the switch beep. Buy Now: $59.

Gecko Switch

Nature Remo: Nature Remo is a universal smart controller for room air conditioners that lets you take control of it and save energy with convenience and comfort. It turns your windowmounted or through-the-wall air conditioner smarter and lets you control via smart phone, pre-set different temperatures for different times, or set the unit to automatically turn off based on the motionsensor. It also uses geo-location to turn on or off. Pre-order: $89.

Nature Remo universal smart controller for Ac

Airmega: Airmega is a smart air purifier that filters the air in your home and keeps you healthy. It comes with filters that withhold particles as small as 0.3 microns. It features real-time air quality monitoring, smart mode that automatically adapts to its surroundings, powerful dualsuction, filter lifetime indicator and more. Using its app you can monitor the air quality, activate the Airmega remotely, set schedule, receive real-time outdoor air quality updates and more. Buy Now: $644.99 - $719.99.

Airmega smart air purifier

iDevices Socket: iDevices Socket turns any ordinary light into a connected light. Just place it into your lighting fixture and insert any standard bulb, use its app to control your lamp's brightness and power. It supports Bluetooth Smart and Wi-Fi. Buy Now: $59.95.

iDevices Socket

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