We’re going to look at all of those amazing, connected devices in your smart home. Do have have any? Maybe a video doorbell? Or a connected garage door opener? Well, for many people 2017 is the year they’re planning to go for it.
We’ve all heard about the wild eave of cord cutting that’s happening in today’s digital world….consumers are cutting phone lines, as traditional phones are being replaced by smartphones. And consumers are cutting cable TV lines, as set top boxes are being replaced by streaming video devices.
We’re going to talk about a mystery. Because in the huge, and growing smart home tech business – something’s missing.
We have new data for you about how the American home is changing….as more and more people bring technology into their lives.
Recently, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, in partnership with Vivint Smart Home, conducted a major survey on consumer attitudes towards smart home tech voice recognition devices.
We’re going to continue our conversation now with Coldwell Banker Real Estate – about a big national survey they did with Vivint Smart home! They wanted to find out what consumers think of not ONLY smart home tech – but also what they think about voice recognition technology.
We’re taking a quick look at what could be, and maybe should be a New Year’s Resolution, for all of us. And that is – starting the new year – and maybe every new year – by locking your front door – to bag guys.
We’re going to examine a big question that every owner of a second home faces – how do you know it’s OK? Does it have power? Are the phone lines down? Have the pipes frozen? Every one of those could represent a dangerous, and possibly really expensive problem. But when you’re hundreds of miles away, how do you know?
We wanted to talk about a study by a company called Argus Insights. A study about consumer attitudes – towards smart home technology.
We have new information for you about saving money – by cord-cutting! And we’re not talking about cable TV and landline phones – in many cases those cords were cut years ago.
Since our show is all about increasing your home’s value, let’s talk about how to do that – with tech! Investing in technology can be a small investment, with a big payoff.
A simple idea, that’s simple to do – but one that could save lives!
And I’m talking about making sure – your TV can’t fall over.
The Washington Post reports – that between 2011 and 2013 – nearly 11,000 kids went to the hospital, after the family TV fell over – on top of them…..and they also report – that from 2000 to 2013? Falling TVs killed 279 people.
It’s a tragedy that is so easy to prevent. So, here’s how.
We’ve talked a lot on the show about the new smart lighting systems you can get for your house. The system that allows you to turn your lights on and off, and to dim them, with just a tap on your smartphone.
We’re going to talk about a new way that smart home tech is making like easier – and safer – around the home.
We are looking something every single one of us does every single day right there in our very own homes – charging our smartphone!