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Your guide to smart lighting in Dallas

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Do you ever wonder what Thomas Edison would think about today's Dallas smart bulbs? Beginning with his simple carbon-filament bulb, we now have access to smart home systems that can control your property’s lighting with your smartphone. However, before you run out and purchase the most recent system, expand your knowledge a bit, so you understand what’s you should get for your lights.

Select the platform you're used to

Most systems are compatible with several different platforms that can control your smart lighting in Dallas, but it might be best to go with a platform you're already most comfortable with . For example, if you own an Android mobile device, you would likely favor a set up that supports Google. On the other hand, you might select Amazon’s Echo so you can utilize spoken instructions through your speaker. It’s important to note, if you select a Vivint home security system, your app for controlling your smart lights will function with Google, Apple, and Amazon's platforms.

Does it make sense to use a smart hub?

You have the option of buying one or two smart light bulbs that link smoothly with your current set up, but then you forgo some safety and convenience advantages. Vivint’s Smart Home Automation is able to integrate into your home’s security when you require the most versatile performance from your smart lighting.

The better option is to connect to a hub system and associate your lighting with a doorbell camera, door and window sensors, or other security and automation components. By doing so your smart bulbs could be configured to instantly brighten if an outside camera detects unusual movement. You can even have your lights lower or shut down completely when your alarms engage at bedtime.

Sleep soundly with your Dallas smart lights

The ability to customize a unique schedule is one of the best features of smart lighting. Virtually all smart lighting can be controlled in multiple ways, providing you the chance to turn them on or off at a set time. You can also have them run on a timer, manage them based on the specific times of sunrise and sunset, or you can set various personalized routines to fit your needs. With your Vivint smart home application, you can make them do what you like and at the right time, including getting brighter or dimmer according to a pre-programmed schedule.

Smart lighting reduces energy consumption and cost

Long-lasting LED smart bulbs save more energy than the light bulbs you previously had in your home and they won’t burn your fingers if you touch them when they’re on. You can also save money by utilizing a smart hub, motion sensing, the Vivint mobile app, or incorporating with additional smart home components. You will find that you’ve created a unique lighting configuration within your own home that uses and saves energy like never before.

Take your home automation past smart lighting

One of the great benefits of the Vivint smart home concept is that it’s intended to be comprehensive, including a wealth of linked devices like video doorbells, smart door locks, indoor and outdoor cameras, integrated thermostats, garage door functionality, and a multitude of additional features. When you have authority over your home’s automation and protection, your home is more secure than ever before.

Get your Dallas smart lighting from Vivint

If you’re thinking about replacing your standard lighting to adaptable smart lights, you should see what Vivint has to offer. Our smart home installations will make your residence safer and more energy efficient while optimizing your lifestyle. Simply dial (469) 812-8953 and get your smart home today!