Frequently Asked Questions

What is smart home technology?

Smart home technology can connect every device in the smart home. It gives the homeowner an instant access and control the automation remotely.

Is the smart home system complicated to use?

No, Indeed, it is as easy as using an app. A smart home automation system lets technology take care of your home. It makes life easier by connecting all smart devices in the home and controlling them with a smartphone or tablet.

Is it possible to convert only few parts of the property into smart home or is it that the whole property needs to get done?

The homeowner can prioritize and start investing in smart devices as per the budget. However, it is usually a ‘Voice assistant’ most people choose to start their smart lifestyle with.

Which devices are most commonly controlled in a smart home?

To get started with home automation, common devices fall into four categories – lighting, climate control, entertainment, and security. Most homeowners primarily opt for are Smart lighting and switches, Smart controls, Smart monitoring devices and Smart thermostat.

Do you integrate with Google Home or Apple HomeKit?

Yes. All The Smart Hive products are fully compatible with Google Home. However, you can also choose to integrate with other brands. Some great brands we use are <…>

How is the energy consumption monitored by each Smart Devices?

Each smart device records its usage pattern and energy consumption by default. The homeowner can understand these insights with the help of the control app used to otherwise control the overall home system.

What are the benefits of home automation or smart home technology?

The primary reason to buy a property with smart home technology is for the comfort and security of the homeowner. Other benefits include convenience, remote access, savings, advanced lifestyle and, peace of mind.

Can the smart home be operated in conventional way also?

Yes. Conventional system is nothing but the use of regular switches. This ensures that every member of the family is at ease handling the smart home via smart switches, smartphone or voice assistant!

Is Smart Home Automation expensive?

The Smart Hive automation packages are usually more cost-effective than other service providers in the market. It is the perfect choice for builders, new home buyers as well as existing homeowners who choose a mixture of Apple, Windows and Android platforms.

What home automation systems are available today and what products do they work with?

One can find a variety of smart home devices and systems currently available in the market. Each of these come with a unique set of features, different specifications and compatibility. An expertise can be the best retreat to understand the right mix of operating standards for a smart home and purchase a value-for-money automation package.