So many of the things in your home are smart, but wouldn’t it be cool if the exterior of your home was smart, too? Imagine if you could control your backyard landscaping lights, the lights you have hanging under your patio, your pond, holiday inflatables, up to 1000′ of holiday lights, or other outdoor items with Alexa, Google Assistant, or Apple Homekit. With the new Lutron Caseta Outdoor Smart Plug, you can.
There are so many smart home products on the market; tech companies or small startups make many, but who knows who you can trust? Lutron has been making quality lighting accessories since the 1950s, and they’ve become a highly-regarded name in the lighting industry. With the Caséta Wireless series, I’ve finally found a smart home brand I can trust.
There are two types of people in this world today. There are those who love voice control, and there are those who insist on physical switches. For the former, there is Alexa or Google Assistant. For the latter, there are switches. And for mixed marriages like mine, there is the Lutron Aurora.
I have an office with two windows on our house’s south side; these windows take in brutal amounts of Texas sun and heat during the spring and summer. Lutron Serena Shades are custom-made window shades that can be controlled by a remote, by your smartphone, or with an AI assistant. What you end up with are smarthome-worthy window coverings.
Like most of the companies showing off their smart home products at CES, Lutron was busy showing off their continued support for Amazon Alexa. Specifically, the company announced that Lutron smart lighting and shade systems now have support for groups and routines.
Lutron is one of the more popular names you might hear when it comes to home automation and “smart home” gadgets today. We had a chance to check out their Caseta Wireless light switch, so let’s dive right in.
Lighting control pioneer Lutron Electronics, seems to be on a mission to make a completely seamless experience in terms of advancement of lighting control as well as making your smart home more connected by announcing three new products. Showcased last week at CES in Las Vegas, Lutron announced their super affordable and easy-to-install Caséta Wireless system, professionally installed RadioRA 2, and their HomeWorks QS total home control system, three products that will drive the connected home industry forward and make home dwellers lives better. The highlight of the three however had to be the Caseta Wireless, which was well-received at…