Smart home

Updated: 12/10/2023 by Computer Hope
Smart home

Smart home describes a category of electronic devices that automate and interconnect tasks in a house. Connected by a home Wi-Fi network, smart home devices can be linked together and controlled from a central source, such as a smartphone app, or a smart speaker.

Smart home devices can be products from the same company, which are joined together through proprietary means, or different products that connect universally through the same source.


Smart home was featured as a top term of 2018.

Examples of smart home products

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