In our previous video we showed you how to install and add a Xiaomi (or Aqara) Gateway. Today, we show you how to add a child device – in this example, we use the Aqara Motion Sensor. This is a motion sensor. This sensor allows you to turn lights on when someone walks into the
Collection of all “introduction posts” – read through these to get yourself started.
No, it’s not what you think. We haven’t stopped talking to each other after we made our home smart. I mean, I wasn’t referring to not having to tell the wife to switch off the lights… I refer to how your smart devices talk to each other in your home. Now in order for devices
A quick look into choosing between smart bulb-dumb switch versus smart-switch-dumb bulb options. This post will help you understand the pro’s and con’s of each setup and guide you in your journey of smart-homing.
Before you go into full blown home automation, we need to have a basic understanding of wire circuitry at home. Prior to that, let’s do a little time travel – Singapore is former British colony because of a certain Sir Stamford Raffles who supposedly stepped onto our shores… the rest, as they say, is history.
In my last post, I talked about the 3 factors that will affect the kind of smart home system you would want to invest in. Before I feel into this trap deep abyss of home automation and smart home, I’ve always struggled to think of useful examples in everyday life. However, having actually lived in
It’s a common belief that having choices is good – I mean, that is what capitalism is about, isn’t it? Yet, a study from the year 2000 already told us that more isn’t always better. Psychologists Sheena Iyengar and Mark Lepper studied 2 groups of shoppers in an upscale shopping mall – the first group
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