Home Automation for Your (and Baby) Comfortable Life

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When a mother is expectant or has already conceived her baby, she is always concerned about its well-being. The environment where the baby will grow is also given first thought, even before it’s born.

Are you having a home that’s not conducive to your expectant baby and you can afford a new house? And you don’t want the child service meddling and nosing at your house. What do you do?

There is a nice solution, which isn’t costly to implement. It’s called the smart nursery. Think of it as a smart room for your baby. It will not only give you peace of mind but also help keep your baby safe and healthy.

Here are a couple of examples of how you can implement room automation in your home for both your comfort and your babies. It’s fast, easy and won’t create a dent in your pocket.

Smart security cams and video

Security and video cams are the most sought-after systems that help in baby monitoring. There are lots of effective devices and certified manufacturers currently in the market. For example, there is a video cam, you can install that you could connect it to your Smartphone to monitor your baby. Another example is installing a video cam in your baby room then integrating it with your home security system.home automation - smart security cam

Smart thermostat

When you opt to install a smart room thermometer in your baby’s room, you will not only save your precious cash but also take care of your kid’s health. Let’s break it down further why it’s important in your baby’s room.

A smart thermostat is a device with the capability of ensuring your baby’s health is in check. What it does it to ensure there sudden overheating in the room. Overheating according to many experts causes SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). It’s a very deadly syndrome known to cause death in babies between the ages of one month and one year.

The recommended temperature in a baby’s room should be 68-79°farenheight. The thermostat helps maintain the temperatures while your baby sleeps at night or take his or her afternoon nap.

In order to use a smart thermostat, you’ll need to have a smart temperature sensor installed. This can be done when installing an automated window opener, which uses linear actuators for natural cooling.

Smart night light

Yeah, you had it right. You can install a smart night light in your baby’s room. What it does is light up when you go in and turns off when you go out. A unique device to help you not wake your baby while tripping over toys or other items on the floor.home automation - smart night light

Automated window and door openers

Two devices also worth mentioning as they act as both as a security feature and natural cooling. As a security feature, you can implement sensors with the openers to keep intruders out keeping your baby safe.

Automated door and window openers can also be used to alert when your baby creeps out of his/her crib and tries to open the door or reaches for the window.

A tip from a famed company

Actuatorzone.com professionals offer the advice of using linear actuators in a pair in order to maximize their effectiveness. These actuators use is favored for window and door automation.

With natural cooling, you’ll say goodbye to your AC. Natural cooling is also referred to as comfort cooling which is ideal for you and your baby. Natural cooling can be integrated with a baby room temperature monitor and protects your home from heating.

What are the advantages of using a natural cooling system for you and your baby?

  • Reduction of heating costs
  • Pollutants like carbon monoxide are kept at a low
  • You and your baby get to enjoy cleaner, fresher air all year long
  • You lose minimum energy during heating seasonswindow home automation

Carbon monoxide detectors

This is a must-have in every home setting either you have a baby or not. It helps you know the amount of carbon dioxide and helps you air out accordingly. For example, if you’ve fried or baked something, the monitor lets you know the state of your home.

Wearable technology for your baby

Not air pods but they can be in form of a sock, not any kind of sock but a smart sock. What is it used for? To monitor your baby’s heart rate and temperature while he’s sleeping/napping.

Other wearable technologies can also include a wristwatch, belt or a piece of jewelry with a cam. All these can allow you monitor your baby’s sleeping and breathing habits.

Smart pacifier

Yes. You have heard it right. It’s no joke. With the evolution of technology, there are now smart pacifiers. This miracle of a device monitors the temperature of your baby with a sensor at the pacifier’s tip. Then the information is transmitted via Bluetooth, mobile internet or Wi-Fi to your Smartphone. This device also helps monitor your baby’s temperature and condition once you have given him meds.

Stuffed animals with Bluetooth capabilities

These are not the normal stuffed animals that were manufactured in the 70s 80s or 90s but the new form. Today’s new stuffed animals can be easily paired with either of your handheld gadgets. They have an option of real-time monitoring or playback with soothing music that may rock your child to sleep.home automation - stuffed animals with bluetooth

Bottom line…

All these automation save your money. You don’t have to worry about heating, as you’ll have natural cooling by your side, in addition, to be able to monitor your baby. Always consult and get advice from only certified and licensed manufacturers before making a decision to opt for any of the above options. You and your baby’s health and comfort are of the uttermost importance.

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