The Benefits Of IOT Devices In Purpose Built Accommodation



The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of interconnected, embedded devices that can capture and transmit data without human interaction over a wireless network.

IoT applications in everyday life include smart wearables, smart health monitoring, traffic monitoring, IoT in agriculture with many sensors, smart devices, robots in hospitals, smart grid and water supply, and so on. Here are some of the reasons why IoT should be used in purpose built accommodation.

Protection Of Tenants And Property

When you add security and monitoring features to your smart home network, the safety of your home can go through the roof.

Home automation systems, for instance, can link motion detectors, surveillance cameras, automated door locks, and other physical security measures around your home, allowing you to activate all of them from a single mobile device just before bed.

You can also get security alerts on different devices at different times of the day, and you can watch what's going on at home or halfway around the world.

Cost Reduction

There are various ways to increase your home's energy efficiency and cut costs with the help of smart-home technologies.

For instance, a programmed smart thermostat can provide you with finer-grained control over your home's heating and cooling by learning your routine and temperature preferences and recommending the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly adjustments at various times of the day.

You may set up automated light switches and motorized blinds to go into an energy-saving evening mode as the sun goes down or to turn on and off when you enter and exit a room.

Greater Control

Taking care of everything in your home from one place. There are a lot of conveniences here. Connecting all of your house's devices to a single hub is a giant leap forward for home automation.

In theory, all you need to do is master one app on your mobile devices to take charge of a wide variety of features and appliances around the house. This makes it much easier for new users to get to the features they want for their homes and makes the learning curve much shorter.

Managing Properties Based On Data

Apps for managing properties driven by the internet of things can help reduce human errors, eliminate the need for manual data entry, strengthen relations with renters, carry out improved control over building conditions, and provide access to more complex analytics.

All of this implies that you and the renters will be happier, have a better sense of safety, and be able to anticipate potential problems before they occur.

Smart Sensors

Smart homes can also make it easier to use your appliances. For example, with a smart TV, you can use better apps and channels to find your favorite shows. A smart oven will help ensure your chicken is cooked right, so you never have to worry about overcooking or undercooking it.

There are five different types of smart sensors, these include:

  • Level Sensors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Pressure Sensors
  • Infrared sensors
  • Proximity sensors

Smart buildings that make the most out of the Internet of Things (IoT) allow tasks like controlling temperature, security, and maintenance to be simplified through devices such as phones and computers.

Ultimately, using automation technology to connect your appliances and other systems will make your devices work better and make your home life much easier and more fun.

Future Proofing Properties

Managing change, not avoiding or stopping it, is the main idea behind future-proofing. This principle says that every solution has a useful functional life and that something useful today may be out of date and thrown away tomorrow.

A well-thought-out plan for the future gives the landlords and property agents options and flexibility instead of lock-in and risk. Moreover, it keeps people from making bad decisions by managing the infrastructure as a whole system instead of as a bunch of separate parts.

Glide's IoT Solutions For Purpose-Built Accommodation

By choosing Glide’s build-to-rent solutions, we can guarantee that you will receive optimal performance, unlimited capacity and ultimate network control for your Smart Home. With Glide’s first-class residential experience and 24/7 support available, there is no one else you should put your trust in to connect you and your home.