There are plenty of options when it comes to outdoor tech for the home, yet many people struggle to choose the right outdoor tech devices. High tech devices like this one help you maintain your garden so you can enjoy it. Whether you’re looking for smart lighting or devices that can be controlled with an app, there are plenty of things on the market. Here are seven top outdoor tech devices in 2019.
Philips Hue Garden Lights
Philips Hue Lights can beautifully illuminate your backyard. They allow you to create a serene atmosphere for evening parties and get-togethers. There are different Philips Hue outdoor lighting options, including pedestal lights and wall-mounted lights. The smart bulbs can be controlled with the Hue app and can be set to automatically switch on and off.
GE Z-Wave Plug-in Outdoor Smart Switch
The GE Z-Wave Plug-in Outdoor Smart Switch is another great way to control outdoor lighting and devices. This device makes it easier to schedule when things such as fountains, lights, and pumps should be switched on and off. It can also be used with a variety of bulbs to create ambient lighting. The smart switch offers weatherproof protection and allows you to wirelessly connect to different outdoor devices.
Maximus Camera Floodlight
The floodlight has a 70-foot range and 270-degree detection. It is suitable for all types of back yards and front gardens and is a great home security feature. You connect it with the Kuna application to record video and receive mobile notifications. It also allows you to talk to people and watch things in real time. The blind spot free floodlight camera is easy to install and is weatherproof.
iRobot’s Terra Robot Lawn Mower
iRobot’s Mower clips your lawn for an enjoyable outdoor experience. It uses smart mapping technology to map the shape of your yard, so that it can mow the grass more efficiently. You can control the Terra Robot Mower using the iRobot HOME App. The mower returns to its charging station after clipping grass.
Sylvania Smart+ Outdoor Color Gardenspot Starter Kit
Once you have a neat and tidy lawn, use the Gardenspot Kit to illuminate your backyard and enhance its beauty. The kit has nine LED lights, a 14-foot string that connects the lights and stakes to mount the lights. You can connect the lights to a ZigBee hub to control them.
Traeger Ironwood Grill
You can’t have a barbeque without some delicious grilled steaks, burgers, sausages and veggie kebabs. Outdoor grills have changed a lot over the years and now have new features. The Traeger Ironwood Grill can connect to WiFi, which allows you to use the app to control the temperature, set timers, check out recipes, and control other modes and grill settings.
Rachio is a smart sprinkler controller which you can connect to an app to water your backyard or flowerbeds as and when it needs it. You can use the app to remotely set up watering schedules, adjust schedules based on weather, and customize watering different areas of the garden. There is also a Wireless Flow Meter accessory so you can monitor water use and detect leaks and flooding, which saves you money and helps you to be eco-friendlier too.
During the summer, people like to spend more time in their garden and enjoy the sunshine. Some homeowners purchase devices such as smart outdoor lighting, robot lawn mowers and sprinkler controllers to transform their backyards and front gardens so they can spend more time in them and less time maintaining them.
Image Credits: Suzukii Xingfu