The internet of things (IoT) allows appliances and devices to "talk" with
each other online. And
smart home technology is one of IoT's most popular uses. See what a smart home can do for you.
Use an app on your phone to control your smart bulbs. Dim or brighten a room, or even adjust light emissions
throughout the day.
Ask questions from across the room. Plan out your schedule, map a new commute, or find reviews for a nearby pizza
place using your own personal voice assistant.
Stream all your music wirelessly from any Bluetooth-enabled mobile device and
stellar sound to your favorite TV shows, movies, and tunes.
Control home appliances like lamps, heaters, and fans from anywhere in the world with just your mobile device.
plug your appliance into the smart plug, connect it to your home's Wi-Fi signal, and
you're ready to go.
Adjust your home thermostat whether you're on the couch, at the grocery store, or on vacation. Many even use sensors
to determine if you're home or away and change the temperature accordingly.
Just plug it directly into your TV's HDMI port and access tons of apps at lightning-fast
speeds for just about anything you can imagine. Movies, games, music, and much more.
Smoke & CO detectors
Get peace of mind by using smart-home detectors to notify you (and local emergency
services) of smoke, carbon monoxide, and other hazards.
Home security cameras
Monitor your home when you're on the go. Other features include night vision, app-notification alerts, cloud storage for your recorded footage, and microphones to give
From Nest doorbells to Google voice assistants, Fios Internet is built to easily handle a wide range of smart-home
products you can control from your mobile device.
All of your smart home questions, answered.
What is a smart home?
A smart home system is a network of internet-connected appliances within your home that
communicate with each other to
automate household functions like heating/cooling, lighting, security, and home
entertainment. The convenience that
smart home systems deliver can reduce monthly-utility bills, protect your home and
family, and free up your personal
How does a smart home work?
A smart home requires two things to work reliably and efficiently. The first is at least one "smart device" that
controls a specific household function like heating/cooling, surveillance, smoke
detection, or home entertainment. The
second is a strong internet connection for smart devices to communicate over. By replacing your older manual devices
with smart devices, tasks can be launched and completed with a simple tap on your smartphone or a quick voice command.
How much bandwidth does a smart home require?
That depends on how many smart-home devices your home uses and what functions these
devices perform. Smart lights and
smart locks use very little data while security cameras and video doorbells use a lot more. And don't forget, in
addition to your smart-home devices, you'll likely have other devices (phones, tablets,
computers, gaming consoles,
etc) connected to your home network, as well. An internet speed of 150 megabits per second (Mbps) for downloading and
uploading data will provide you with enough bandwidth so that all your smart home devices operate smoothly and
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