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Sonoff Micro

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Making your driveway gates smart

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Adding Smart Lights to your Home

Making your lights Smart.  By making your lights smarts in your home means that you can switch it ON or OFF with your phone, control it via a voice assistance like Alexa or Google Home or even a home automation hub like Home Assistant. This also means you can control it from anywhere, even if you are not at home. Apart from that you can create Automations for it. This can include things the following: Automatically switching the light on at sunset and switching it on in the morning. Automatically switching on a light at night and when you open a door Automatically switching on a light at night when your kid is going to the bathroom at night. Automatically dim the lights when you switch your home entertainment to movie mode. The possibilities of use cases for lighting is endless BUT first you will need to ensure you lights are smart. There are different ways that you can make your light at home smart and this blog is going to explain to you the different ways using different devices fro