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Best Smart Home Hubs

Best Smart Home Hubs

Best Smart Home Hubs – Samsung SmartThings Hub 3rd Generation

 

Best Smart Home Hubs

Connectivity: Wirelessly connect and control a wide range of compatible smart devices from 40+ partner brands, including voice assistants, lights & switches, speakers, cameras, sensors and more

Home Automation: Teach the hub your Good Morning, Goodbye, Goodnight, and other routines to automatically turn devices on or off throughout the day

24/7 Monitoring: Receive app alerts from connected devices when there’s unexpected activity in your home.Material: Plastic

Voice Controls: Use voice commands to control connected devices using SmartThings and the Google Assistant

Improved DIY Solution: Improved guided onboarding for easier setup. Hub connects with WiFi so does not need to be connected to an Ethernet cable

Compatible with previous versions of SmartThings Sensors and Outlets

Download new SmartThings (Samsung Connect) app for initial setup. (Tip: You can still use SmartThings Classic app once initial set up is completed)

Requires Android (6.0 or later) or iOS (11.0 or later)

Product not supported outside U.S

Compatibility: Works with Google, Alexa, SmartThings, and ZigBee communication protocols

SmartThings Hub

Your home needs a brain, so get started with a SmartThings Hub. It connects wirelessly with a wide range of smart devices and makes them work together.

Smart Devices

SmartThings works with a wide range of connected devices including lights, speakers, locks, thermostats, sensors and more. Visit the SmartThings website to see the full list of compatible devices.

Whole Home Control

Receive alerts when unexpected activity occurs, set devices to turn on and off when triggered by movement, time, moisture or temperature, and create automated routines like Good Morning, Goodbye, and Goodnight.

Connected Lights and Switches

Set connected lights and switches from Philips Hue, Cree, Sylvania, LIFX, Leviton, and GE to turn on and off when you open doors, change brightness at the right moment, and more.

Connected Cameras and Doorbells

Set connected cameras and doorbells from Arlo, Samsung, Ring, and Skybell to send you video notifications, turn on connected lights when there’s a visitor, and much more.

Connected Door Locks

Set connected door locks from Yale, Schlage, and Kwikset to open when you arrive home, lock when you leave the house, and much more.

Connected Thermostats

Set connected thermostats from Ecobee and Honeywell to turn on when you open the front door, turn off when you leave home, and much more.

Product description

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Your smart home needs a brain, so get started with a SmartThings Hub. The Samsung SmartThings Hub works with a wide range of smart devices and allows you to control them from the free SmartThings App, Google Assistant, or Alexa. Receive notifications or alerts about what’s happening in and around your home and remotely control your home’s security, energy usage, and lighting.

You can add as many additional SmartThings sensors or other popular Z Wave, ZigBee, or Internet connected products to enhance your connected home.

Works with smart devices from the following brands: Philips Hue, Ring, Arlo, Ecobee, Honeywell, Bose and more. (Not compatible with NEST, Sonos, D Link, and Blink devices.)

Look for the “Works with SmartThings” logo next time you’re buying a connected device for your home, or visit SmartThings website to see the full list of compatible devices.

Requires an internet connected WiFi router plus the free SmartThings app for Android (6.0 or later) or iOS (11.0 or later). Connected devices sold separately. Works in the US and Canada.

Includes: ethernet cable and power supply, quick start guide, and health and safety guide. 1 year Samsung SmartThings limited warranty.

Technical Details:

Power: In wall power adapter.
Communication Protocol: Zigbee, Z Wave, and WiFi
Range: 50 130 feet depending on your home’s construction.
Operating Temperature: 32 104°F.
Product not supported outside U.S.
Download new smartphone (Samsung connect) app for initial set up.

(Tip: you can still use smartphone classic app Once initial set up is completed)

 
 
 

 

Best Smart Home Hubs

VOICE CONTROL:

Works with Alexa and Google Assistant (devices sold separately)

CONNECT ALL YOUR SMART DEVICES:

Easily connect and manage your smart home ecosystem with Wink Hub 2. Compatible with all major smart home categories, including cameras & doorbells, lighting & locks, thermostats, sensors & alarms, appliances, speakers and more.

ONE SIMPLE APP:

Control all your home’s smart devices, no matter where you may be, using the Wink app on your smartphone. Set up shortcuts that let you turn off all your home’s lights with a single tap or automatically turns up the thermostat when the front door is unlocked.

ULTIMATE COMPATIBILITY:

Wink Hub 2 enables you to connect and control 400+ smart home devices, including those made by Nest, Philips, Ring, Ecobee, Go Control, Schlage, Sonos, Arlo, Yale and Chamberlain.

THE LARGEST PROTOCOL SUPPORT:

Wink Hub 2 supports Bluetooth LE, ZigBee, Z-Wave, Kidde, and Lutron Clear Connect. Works with more smart home protocols than any other platform.

MULTIPLE CONNECTION OPTIONS:

Setup your Wink Hub 2 via 5GHz Wi-Fi or included Ethernet port.

Wink Hub 2

We’ve taken the most comprehensive smart home experience and made it better, faster, more reliable, and more secure.

The Wink Hub 2 allows your smart products from different brands to speak the same wireless language so that you can easily control them from the Wink app.

Wink app

The Wink app keeps you connected to your home — no matter where you are. Choose connected products from your favorite brands and control them all from one simple app.

Control

See who’s at the door, then unlock it from anywhere.

Automate

Trigger your lights to turn on automatically if smoke is detected.

Monitor

Receive alerts that keep you informed of what’s happening at home.

Schedule

Schedule your lights to turn on automatically at sunset and off at sunrise.

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Echo Show (2nd Gen)

 

Best Smart Home Hubs

Premium speakers with Dolby processing let you stream music and books in crisp, stereo sound. With a vibrant 10.1″ HD screen for watching videos, movies, and TV shows in a new fabric design.

Ask Alexa to see lyrics and album art with Amazon Music. See weather forecasts, calendars, to-do lists, and your favorite playlists.

Watch award-winning movies and shows from Prime Video, music videos from Vevo, or live TV and sports with a Hulu subscription.

Make video calls to anyone with Skype, the Alexa app, an Echo Spot, or Echo Show.

Your new kitchen companion – watch recipe videos, set timers and alarms, and add items to your shopping list.

Set up compatible Zigbee devices without the need for a separate hub. See your front door camera stream with 2-way audio and notifications.

Built with multiple layers of privacy protections and controls, including a microphone/camera off button that electronically disconnects the microphones and camera.

With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter. Skills are like apps and let you do more with Alexa.

Echo Show features a new look, a vibrant 10.1” HD screen, built-in smart home hub, and improved speakers that deliver expansive stereo sound. Just ask Alexa to show you a recipe, watch live TV and sports with Hulu, make video calls, or see who’s at the front door.

Watch award-winning Prime Video content, music videos with Vevo, movie trailers, news briefings, or live TV and sports with a Hulu subscription.

See song lyrics and album art with Amazon Music or stream from Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more. You can also listen to Audible audiobooks.

Designed to protect your privacy

Alexa and Echo devices are built with multiple layers of privacy protection. For example, on Echo Show, you can turn the camera and microphone off with one press of a button. You also have control over your voice recordings. You can view, hear, or delete them at any time.

Always ready to help

Echo Show is the kitchen companion that helps you get more done in your day. Cook along to step-by-step recipes, set alarms and timers, add items to your to-do and shopping lists, see weather forecasts, calendars, photos, and more. Echo Show is optimized for visibility across the room and can hear you even while music is playing.

Alexa can control thousands of compatible smart home devices like security cameras, lights, thermostats, and more. Just ask her to show you the front door camera or brighten the kitchen lights.

Hands-free video calling and messaging

Echo Show makes it easy to stay in touch. Make video calls to friends and family who have Skype, the Alexa app, an Echo Spot, or Echo Show. You can also make voice calls, send messages, or instantly connect to other devices in your home to make a quick announcement or check in on the kids. With Skype calling you can stay in touch with friends and family in over 150 countries.

Alexa has skills

With over 50,000 skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter. Skills are like apps and let you do more like play Jeopardy!, meditate with Headspace, or view your favorite beaches with Surfline. Just say, “Alexa, help me get started with skills.” You can even create your own personal skills and custom responses

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Google Home Hub – Smart Home Controller Assistant GA00516

 

Best Smart Home Hubs

Help at a glance: Google Home Hub helps you make the most of moments at home.

Command your day: With Voice Match, get your calendar, commute, reminders, and more right on the home screen. You can even watch the news, make a shopping list, and place calls to friends, family, and local businesses.

7-inch touch screen: View more information and content at a glance, clear and crisp.

Answers for any moment: Ask questions and get visual, immersive answers from Google on weather, recipes, local business information, and more. You can even watch helpful videos from YouTube.

Simplify your smart home: Voice control compatible lights, cameras, TVs, and more from a single dashboard. Works with Nest and 5000+ smart devices from 400+ popular brands.

Product description

Color:Chalk

Get a new digital helper with this interactive Google Home Hub device. Its 7-inch touch-screen display lets you view today’s reminders, stream videos and watch your smart security camera’s footage through Google Assistant. The built-in speakers and microphones of this Google Home Hub device have far-field voice recognition for convenient hands-free control.

Features:
Help at a glance
Google Home Hub helps you make the most of moments at home.

Command your day
With Voice Match, get your calendar, commute, reminders, and more right on the home screen. You can even watch the news, make a shopping list, and place calls to friends, family, and local businesses.

Simplify your smart home
Voice control compatible lights, cameras, TVs, and more from a single dashboard. Works with Nest and 5000+ smart devices from 400+ popular brands.

7-inch touch screen
View more information and content at a glance, clear and crisp.

Answers for any moment
Ask questions and get visual, immersive answers from Google on weather, recipes, local business information, and more. You can even watch helpful videos from YouTube.

Play your favorite songs
Use your voice to play your favorite songs, albums, artists, and music videos from YouTube Music. You can also listen to Spotify and Pandora. All available free.

Relive your memories
Use your voice to show any picture you’ve ever taken in Google Photos. And with Live Albums, always view the latest photos of loved ones.

What’s Included:

Google Home Hub with Google Assistant

Power adapter

Owner’s manual

NOTE: This is a new item in a damaged box

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Apple TV 4K

 

Best Smart Home Hubs

4K High Dynamic Range (Dolby Vision and HDR10) for stunning picture quality Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound

A10X Fusion chip for ultra-fast graphics and performance

Voice search by asking the Siri Remote. Compatibility- Apple TV is compatible with HD and UHD TVs with HDMI. Apple TV is compatible with Bluetooth keyboards

View photos and videos from your iPhone and iPad on TV

Netflix, iTunes, Hulu, ESPN, and thousands more apps in the App Store*

Apple TV 4K lets you watch movies and shows in amazing 4K HDR — and now it completes the picture with immersive sound from Dolby Atmos.3 Stream your favorite channels live. Enjoy great content from apps like Amazon Prime Video, HBO NOW, Hulu, and Netflix.4 And thanks to Siri, you can control it all with just your voice. Find sports from apps like NBA and MLB. Late-breaking news from apps like Bloomberg and CNN. And complete live-channel and on-demand packages from apps such as DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, and Sling TV.

Is Apple TV 4K compatible with HDTVs?

If you have a high-definition television with HDMI, you can use all the new features of Apple TV 4K. If you have a 4K HDR television, you can get the most out of shows and movies optimized for a much higher resolution.

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abode Essentials Starter Kit Wireless Home Security System

 

Best Smart Home Hubs

Professional grade home security, self installable in minutes.

The abode system is a self-monitored and self-controlled home security and smart home platform you control right from the abode web or mobile app

No monthly fees: monitor your own system for free or sign up for professional monitoring with no long term contract

abode leverages professional grade technologies like cellular and battery backup to keep your home secure even in power outages. It also includes a built in 93db siren.

This starter kit includes everything you need to get up and running with 1 Gateway, 1 mini Door/Window Sensor, 1 Remote KeyFob, and 1 Motion Sensor. No contract required, see our website for more details on optional plans available. It includes a 93-decibel siren to scare off trouble.

Welcome To Your Security, Your Way.

abode’s Essentials Starter Kit has everything you need to get started with DIY Home Security. Simply plug the gateway into your router to connect it to the internet, create an account on the abode mobile or web app, and follow the on-screen guided instructions to pair your devices. Most people are up & running with their system in under 30 minutes – that’s how easy we have made abode to install.

After that, just add devices as you need until your home is as protected as you’d like it. abode is proud to offer devices that range from door sensors to water leak sensors so you can build out your system to protect your home from any threat.

Get Immediate Alerts

As soon as your alarm is triggered you will be sent a notification right to your phone. From there, just log in to your app and verify if it was a false alarm or if authorities need to be sent.

Set Up Custom Notifications

Title all of your devices so you know exactly when & where something occurred. Want to know when your front door opened? When your bedroom window opened? When your basement motion detector picked something up? With abode, you can.

Keep Eyes On Your Home

Fire up the abode app anytime to view your timeline which will tell you who armed & disarmed and when, when doors were opened and closed, and more.

Build Your Own System. Keep It For Life.

With abode, you pick the products you want to add to your system – nothing more. Want to protect just your doors and windows? No problem. Want to build a system that sends a notification to your phone when a potential water leak is detected so you can act quickly and save thousands? Go for it. Best of all, if you end up moving, all abode devices can be taken with you. Just pack them up and set them up in your new home.

This Starter Kit Comes With:

Key Fob

Remotely Arm & Disarm Your System With The Press Of A Button, abode’s Key Fob Makes “Did I Set The Alarm?” Worries A Thing Of The Past.

Give A Key Fob To Every Member Of The House To Make Sure Your Home Is Never Left Unprotected.

Mini Door/Window Sensor

Easily Mount To Any Door Or Window In Your Home Using Included Adhesive. Set Up Notifications To Be Alerted On Your Phone Any Time Your Door Or Window Is Opened Or Closed.

Add More Sensors As Your Home Needs To Be Fully Protected.

Motion Sensor

Perfect for Entryways & Large Spaces, Our Motion Sensor Has A Wide Detection Radius And Uses Body Heat to Pick Up On Motion. This Means No Motion Will Go Undetected.

Basic Monitoring Plan

Self-Monitor Your Kit Totally Free. No Contracts, No Monthly Fees. You Can Easily Upgrade To Our Professional Monitoring Plan Through Our Mobile Or Web App. We Also Offer Flexible, Short-Term Professional Monitoring Plans For 3 Or 7 Days – Perfect For A Vacation Or Long Weekend.

“Secured By abode” Sticker

Make Potential Thieves Think Twice About Picking Your House.

Gateway

The Heart Of Your System, This Is What All Of Your abode Devices Connect To. Connect It To Your Router Via Ethernet Cable And You Are Ready For Setup. The Gateway Features Multiple Encryption Levels, Meaning Your Data & Connected Devices Are Never At Risk Of Being Exposed.

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