Tech For Outside The Home This Summer
By: Christine Persaud
June 14, 2019
Last summer, in a multi-part series on smart home tech, I covered tech you could get for the backyard. Here, I’ll discuss more tech items, both smart and not, that can enhance the exterior of your home, simplify tedious tasks, and potentially help you save money in the process.
Philips Hue Outdoor Lights
As of last summer, Philips extended its popular Hue lighting products to the outdoors. This allows you to add coloured lights for your front porch or back deck, or even around the perimeter of the home. All of the lights, which are dimmable, can be controlled using the app. You can turn them on or off remotely, put them on a schedule, or adjust the lighting to reflect the mood – whether it’s bright red for an evening dance party, or cool white for a late night relaxing cocoa on the porch swing. A three-pack base kit is $350, providing up to 16 million colours, and additional lights are ..Read More