Category Archives: Sensor

HomeKit-enabled iHome iSS50 Smartmonitor vs Onelink WiFi Environment Monitor

Apple HomeKit framework help user communicate with and controll connected accessories in a user’s home for automation. First Alert announced its OneLink Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector for Apple’s connected home platform last year, and now released a safe, environment monitor named Onelink GLOCO-500, while iHome has a new advanced environmental product iHome iSS50 5-in-1 SmartMonitor with multi-sensor. Both of them are HomeKit-enabled devices and here is the list of their comparison. Continue reading

Robomow RS630 vs Husqvarna Automower 220AC Outdoor Robotic Lawnmower

Are you needing to spend your weekend smowing the lawn? The samrt Robotic Lawnmower can help you resolve the problem. There are two heavy-weight robotic lawn mowing producers with good mowing performance and quality, including Robomow RS630 and Husqvarna Automower 220 AC, and here is the list of their comparison by spec and features. Continue reading

HomeKit-enabled smart sensor Elgato Eve Room vs Eve Weather vs Eve Door & Window

Elgato, known for its EyeTV line of digital TV video capture hardware, announced an expansive range of app-connected smart home sensors with the function to monitor weather, energy and water usage, smoke and more. The Eve system is integrated with Apple’s HomeKit framework, so you are able to control over certain products through Apple’s voice-operated assistant Siri, while there are a set of six products, including Eve room, Eve weather, smoke, Eve Energy, Eve Door and Window, and Eve Water. Here is the list of the comparison. Continue reading

Leeo Smart smoke carbon monoxide alarm Monitoring Nightlight

If you have used smart, connected home automation devices like smoke or carbon monoxide detectors at your home and want to monitor them from anywhere without replace them, the Leeo Smart Alert alarm Monitoring Nightlight can do that. This Nightlight not only listening for your smoke alarms and will alert you when they are triggered, but also monitors the temperature and humidity. Let’s have a review. Continue reading

Foobot WiFi Indoor Air Quality Monitor/Analyzer review

The air quality in your home might be worse than outdoors if you lock doors and keep the windows shut, and those activities like cooking, smoke, and Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs) can deteriorate it. The poor quality impact your sleep, and cause teary eyes or sniffles. The smart Interior Air Quality Monitors, such as Alima, Birdi, Netatmo Weather Station, CubeSensor, Withings Home, can help you resolve the big problem and fill your house with clean air, and now I introduce a new device named Foobot. Continue reading

Aeotec vs Everspring vs FortrezZ Z-Wave Water/Flood Sensor

To Monitor the presence or absence of water and protect your home or office, the wireless Water/Flood sensor does the job well. I would like to get one leak detector, that is compatible with Z-Wave, to put under sinks to catch problems early, but I am not sure which one is the best, including Aeotec, Everspring and FortrezZ. Any comparison by spec and functions for that? Continue reading