- Control your appliances remotely via an iOS app.
- Set up your appliances to operate on a schedule.
- Arrange to turn on your heating or cooling 30 minutes before you get home – or shut it off, if you have a change in plans.
- If you're worried about having left the coffee machine on, you could shut it down remotely.
Belkin Jumps in the Home Automation Game
Belkin launched a pair of iOS-friendly home automation solutions that look like they are going to make quite a splash. Belkin’s WeMo Switch and WeMo motion products allow users to add anything that plugs into an electrical outlet to attach to their network. From there, it's possible to do a couple of things: