If you're looking for Smart Home ideas, this list is going to be very useful. You've probably seen a ton of Smart Home products but none of them really help ease the specific use cases that you need help with. Say you're a pet owner, or a home gardener, or just need a better alarm clock - this list of niche gadgets might just help you out. Most of them even work with voice assistants like Alexa and Google Home.
Are you looking for gadgets that might automate other parts of your home? There's a ton of smart home ideas on our blog, we'd love for you to check it out.
So let's get into our list of niche Smart Home ideas!
WOPET Automatic Pet Feeder
What other gadgets are capable of keeping pets and owners happy? The automatic pet feeder manages meal times and portion sizes and allows you to view, talk to, and record your pet's every move from the device. This gadget is ideal for pet owners who are on the go or busy. It will make your pet happy.
These odor eaters may seem familiar. You've seen them before in your local grocery store's household goods aisle. The GermGuardian is more than just a way to combat odors. The device uses UV-C light technology to kill germs and reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in your home. How does it work?
It doesn't require assembly. You can simply place the GermGuardian in any area that is of concern, such as the bathroom or nursery, and let it do all the work of cleaning the air you breathe daily.
Flair Smart Vent
Each month, cooling and heating costs are prohibitive. You would expect to have total comfort given the price. The average system is not perfect and can leave some rooms too warm or too cold. You're effectively paying top-class prices for comfort at coach-level.
The Smart Vent System by Keen Home is designed to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your forced-air HVAC system. How does it work? The sensor-equipped vents communicate with each other and adjust their louvers to keep temperature extremes from happening. This allows for hot and cool air to be delivered to rooms that require it most.
Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Control
How smart is your sprinkler? A smart sprinkler attaches to a standard garden hose, but activates automatically depending on conditions or a preset program, With a smart sprinkler, you can forget to water your lawn or leave it untended while on vacation.
The Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Control will ensure that you never miss a watering. This clever gadget can remember your lawn's type, zone, and sun exposure and connects with your home Wi-Fi network to determine how much water it should use for your lawn. There are a lot of home gardeners that really think this is a great smart home idea!
USB Bed Risers- Bee Neat
Underbed storage just got even more convenient. As you may know, a bed frame placed on top of bed risers can give you a few extra inches of storage space. You're missing an opportunity if you use standard bed risers.
These affordable models hide a valuable secret: A power outlet that doubles the number of plug-in options available to you. You can add one to your space, so you can keep unwanted items out of sight and still have power at hand. Could your home get any smarter?
Samsers Portable Bluetooth Keyboard
While smartphones and tablets have their own touchscreen keyboards, they are not the most user-friendly. The Jelly Comb Bluetooth Keyboard combines the convenience and comfort of a small device with the compact size of a keyboard.
It wirelessly connects to Android, iOS, and Windows devices via Bluetooth. The keyboard's compact design makes it easy to store in a small bag or pocket, or on a bedside table.
Philips Wake Up Alarm Light
The idea of a smart home revolves around using tech to improve your daily life. According to sleep scientists, sunlight can affect your internal clock. The morning sunlight that beams through your window can actually help you wake up. The Philips Light-Up Lamp can provide the perfect amount of natural light to gently awaken you from your slumber.
The light will turn on 20-40 minutes before you wake up. It gradually increases in brightness until the room is filled with sun-simulating sunlight. You will wake up feeling more natural and energized.
ScoopFree Self-Cleaning Litterbox
Cats are cute and cuddly. However, their litter box chores can be tiring. The ScoopFree self-cleaning litterbox is a great alternative. ScoopFree's rake immediately begins to sweep the litter box after a visit from your cat. What's the best part? The best part? You just have to change the tray every few weeks. A neat smart home idea for cat parents!
Atomi Smart 12-Cup Coffeemaker
Can't function without your cup of coffee first thing in the morning? It's not a problem. Atomi’s Smart Coffee Maker lets you schedule and adjusts brew times right from your smartphone, Alexa voice, or Google Assistant.
You can also enter an early meeting into the calendar. You can set up brewing times ahead of time so that you have fresh coffee ready when you get out of bed.
Click & Grow Indoor Smart Herb Garden
Grow herbs in your kitchen with the Click and Grow planter. If you are able to operate a Keurig coffee maker, you’ll be able to create a beautiful and aromatic herb garden. This kit has everything you need to grow plants, including seed cartridges that are filled with nutrients and a light source to help boost growth. The water reservoir will be filled by you. The rest will be managed by the planter.
Tile Key Locator
Before you go out, you need to grab your keys, wallet, and phone. You could spend 10 minutes looking for these missing items. Although it may seem unrealistic to believe you will never lose an item again, the Tile tracker will help you locate them quickly and easily.
The Bluetooth technology allows the small chip to locate any paired item. The Tile can be activated by pressing a button. It will then emit a sound that helps you find it. This sounds like one of those futuristic smart home ideas, doesn't it?
Track the location of a Tiled item on a map, or view its last known location. The Tile tracker will make it easy to find lost items and not worry about them again. Could it get any better? Keep scrolling for great gadgets for a smarter home.
Davis & Sanford Pocket Tripod Phone Stand
Camera phones today can compete with any point-and-click amateur camera. But, you'll need accessories to take your camera phone photos to the next level. This tiny but powerful tripod mounts onto the iPhone's Lightning port.
You can take your iPhone photos to new heights with the pivot design and non-slip feet. You won't have to reach for the camera to take a selfie, nor will you have to risk getting blurry video. This gadget is also great for showing off vacation photos to family and friends.
Amplifi Alien WiFi 6 System
The AmpliFi Alien is a great addition to any home that values Wi-Fi performance. It is one of the most powerful routers available, with a touchscreen display, Wi-Fi 6 performance, and mesh capability. Performance improvements with the new Wi-Fi 6/AX technology will be noticeable, especially if you own the iPhone 11. Features include: Wi-Fi 6 performance 5GHz 8x8 Wi-Fi 6 radio (Max speed 4804 Mbps).
Needless to say, this router is an absolute beast for gamers. Additionally, given it's Wi-Fi 6 capabilities, it can also be used for simultaneous reliable UHD WiFi streaming on multiple devices.
Roku Premiere 4k Streaming Player
Let's face it, who uses cables anymore? The Roku Premiere allows you to stream 4k video to any TV in your home. The Roku Premiere is the ideal gift for friends who have yet to embrace streaming. You can also enjoy Netflix in 4k if your TV is 4k ready. This allows you to access a wide range of 4k content.
Lenovo Smart Clock
The Lenovo smart clock brings the power of a connected device right to your bedside. The Lenovo smart clock features Google Assistant, a touchscreen, and tons of customizable clock faces. You can view the weather and other data from your bedside, which is great for getting a better night's rest. Who would've thought a great gadget like a smart clock could make your life so much easier and smarter?
Everybody loves the beauty and charm of a old-school home. But today's homes offer so much more convenience and ease than those of yesteryear.
The advancements in home technology allow for many time-saving, money-saving, and even life-saving gadgets that can be installed directly into your home or onto your device. Check out more smart home ideas & gadgets for various use cases to make your home smarter.