For many of us, quarantine has highlighted the relationships in our lives we care to invest in and those we don’t. Feel like bailing on your social distance hangout? Now you can claim you woke up with a sore throat. Don’t really feel like going to brunch with those friends again? You don’t need to—now
It’s more important than ever to slow the spread of COVID-19. To keep germs at bay, we should limit the number of surfaces we touch, and the amount of people we interact with. Smart home automation, including voice command and IoT devices controlled through smartphone apps, helps you avoid manually operating devices and getting your
Travel with Peace of Mind When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to worry about is what’s going on at home. Unfortunately, nagging worries about burglaries, bad weather, and other events prevents many homeowners from enjoying themselves on vacation or focusing on business trips. Thanks to the web of connected devices known as
How a Security System Can Keep Your Wallet as Safe as Your Home There are tons of benefits to smart homes and home security systems. Peace of mind, increased convenience, and automation, to name a few. But did you know all these seemingly expensive conveniences can also save you money? Despite the upfront cost
As artificial intelligence becomes a more prominent part of the industry, a smart home is no longer just one that can react to your voice commands or be controlled by a home automation app, but one that can do all that while learning how to better answer your questions, follow your commands, and predict based
Vivint Smart Home Makes Monitoring and Protecting Children Easy Keeping your family safe is a priority. Long before you bring your children home from the hospital, you look for ways to babyproof your home and make it a safe place for your kids. Vivint makes monitoring and protecting your children easy, thanks to a
According to home automation platform Wink, more than a quarter of all US homeowners use an Internet of Things (IoT) device in their homes. The company also details that the average homeowner or renter with smart home products benefits from a safer, securer home and that interest in smart home devices continues to grow despite
Amazon Makes Controlling Your Vivint Smart Home Products Even Easier The Amazon Echo smart home speaker was introduced in 2014, and people quickly learned to love the convenience of asking Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, for assistance. Since then, Amazon has launched six additional models of the Echo, all of them compatible with Vivint systems.