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From there, you can connect the lights with the Echo Dot, so you can turn them on or off using Alexa. Image credit: TP LinkIf you want to go further afield, I suggest investing in a smart plug or two; these simply plug into an outlet and connect to your home's Wi Fi network. From there, just plug a lamp, a coffee maker or anything else into the smart plug, and you'll be able to integrate that device into your smart home. Alexa is gaining the ability to group multiple devices together, so that you can say, "Alexa, Goodnight," and everything will shut off. However, with Samsung's SmartThings smart home hub $99, you can do that now, and you can connect other devices, too, such as door and window sensors. "I am most interested in information about anti burglary systems and fire protection systems.

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01.14.2007 | 34 Comments

, device status and settings, captured data, or other information regarding the hub device or other connected devices;a user interface module 622 for providing and displaying a user interface in which settings, captured data, and/or other data for one or more devices e. g. , smart devices 204 in smart home environment 100 can be configured and/or viewed;a client side module 628, which provides client side functionalities for device control, data processing and data review, including but not limited to: a hub device and device control module 6280 for generating control commands for modifying an operating mode of the hub device or the electronic devices in accordance with user inputs; anda data review module 6282 for providing user interfaces for reviewing data processed by the server system 164; and client data 630 storing data associated with the user account and electronic devices, including, but not limited to: account data 6300 storing information related to both user accounts loaded on the client device and electronic devices e. g. , of the video sources 222 associated with the user accounts, wherein such information includes cached login credentials, hub device identifiers e. g. , smart home network 202, FIG. 2A. In some implementations, local storage device 190 is selectively coupled to one or more smart devices via a wired and/or wireless communication network. In some implementations, local storage device 190 is used to store video data when external network conditions are poor. For example, local storage device 190 is used when an encoding bitrate of camera 118 exceeds the available bandwidth of the external network e.

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01.14.2007 | 16 Comments

In some instances, the associated devices information 31688 includes a link, pointer, or reference to a device profile 3165 for the device. In a specific example, the associated user information 31687 includes user identity of a visitor that has been recognized by the doorbell camera 106 when the visitor approaches the doorbell camera 106 and knocks at the door. The user profile 3163 i corresponds to a user i associated with the smart home network e. g. , smart home network 202 such as a user of a hub device 204, a user identified by a hub device 204, a user who receives notifications from a hub device 204 or from the server system 164, and the like. In some instances, the user profile 3163 i includes user preferences 31631, user settings 31632, associated devices information 31633, and associated events information 31634. In some instances, the user profile 3163 i includes only a subset of the above data. In some instances, the user profile 3163 i includes additional user information not shown such as information regarding other users associated with the user i. The associated devices information 31633 includes information regarding devices associated with the user i such as devices within the user's smart home environment 100 and/or client devices 220. In some instances, associated devices information 31633 includes a link, pointer, or reference to a corresponding device profile 3165. Associated events information 31634 includes information regarding events associated with user i such as events in which user i was identified, events for which user i was notified, events corresponding to user i's smart home environment 100, and the like.