WHATS  NEW IN SMART HOME TECH

It has been an interesting year for smart home technology. Here are a few innovative products frequently voted best smart home tech in 2020:

Brilliant Control

Brilliant Control is a wall switch that uses Wi-Fi to connect to and control smart devices in your home. It lets you play music, control lighting, set thermostat temperatures and see who is at your door. It works with many popular smart home platforms and has built-in Amazon Alexa voice support. $299 | www.brllliant.tech

Eufy Boost IQ RoboVac 30C

This robotic vacuum makes cleaning your floors a chore you don’t have to think about with up to 100 minutes of constant cleaning and quiet performance. It also has smart capabilities and can pair with Alexa and Google Assistant.

$279.99 | amazon.com

Meross Outdoor Smart Plug

This outdoor smart plug powers your outdoor set up via an app, so you don’t have to worry about plugging anything in. It stands up to the outdoor elements and is easy to use with two separate plugs.

$21.88 | amazon.com

Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak and Freeze Detector

This device prevents leaky or frozen pipes from causing problems for homeowners by monitoring the pipe’s condition. The detector works with WiFi for easy setup, doesn’t need a hub, and should last up to three years on AA batteries.

$58.69 | homedepot.com