This full-color introduction to the smart home has been written from the ground up with one audience in mind: seniors.
No ordinary "beginner's book," My Smart Home for Seniors approaches every topic from a 50+ person's point of view, using meaningful, realistic examples. Full-color, step-by-step tasks-in legible print-walk you through making your home safer and easier to live in using smart technology.
Learn how to:* Control your home's lighting with smart bulbs and switches* Make your home more secure with smart doorbells, door locks, and security cameras* Automatically control your home's temperature with a smart thermostat* Make cooking and cleaning easier with smart appliances* Use voice commands or your smart phone to control your smart devices* Use If This Then That (IFTTT) to make your smart devices interact with each other automatically* Get smart about the security and privacy concerns of smart devices* Set up your smart devices and get them to work with one another* Compare and select the best smart hub for your smart home needs* Learn to use Amazon Alexa (TM), Google Home (TM) and other voice-activated devices, as well as Apple's HomeKit (TM) on the iPhone, to make your smart devices work together
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
- Publication Date: 27/06/2017
- Category: PDAs & other handheld devices: consumer/user guides
- ISBN: 9780789759894