Create Your Own Scary, Spooky Home This Halloween with Smart Technology

Date : 10-17-2018

Trick or Treat! ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK...

It’s a fun time of year, full of sweets, costumes and a fright or two. It’s the perfect time to use your smart home technology to really put a shiver down the spine of trick or treaters with a few nerve jangling pranks.

Smart technology and internet of things (IoT) devices may have lots of serious uses, but there’s nothing wrong with injecting some good old fashioned creepy realism into proceedings with a few tech based tricks!

Setting The Spooky Mood

If you want to strike fear into your Halloween visitors even before they get to your door, then a Hue Motion Sensor is just the ticket. These sensors are wireless, so they can be put anywhere, so long as they’re in range (around 16 feet) and the moment someone passes them, the spooky green or red lights they connect to will bathe the area in a deathly gloom!

What’s more, when Halloween’s over, they come in very handy for a range of home automation purposes.

A Doorbell that Literally Screeaamms!

If you want to catch out those people who aren’t the least bit scared of your light show and make them jump out of their skin, a doorbell that screams loudly when it’s pressed should surely work. To achieve this spooky effect, you’ll need some wireless speakers, a smart hub (e.g. Samsung Smart Hub, Wink Hub etc) and a WiFi enabled smart doorbell (made by Companies like Ring and Nesto).

Once you’ve placed the speakers in the most impactful locations and linked it all together, it will be just a matter of configuring an IFTTT (If This Then That) trigger to play the required sound when someone presses the button. Hide the speakers from plain sight for an extra JUMP factor.

Indoor Frights!

It’s not just trick or treaters that can get the scare treatment at Halloween, as you can give a fright or two to the rest of the family too. Imagine walking into the bathroom, turning the light on and everything going a horrific red and hearing a devilish “MU-HA-HA-HA!” just when you weren’t expecting it. Frightening? We think yes! Smart applications like Hue Disco and Sync My Lights can be employed secretly while everyone’s out along with some wireless speakers and a couple of coloured hue bulbs.

Your family won’t thank you for it, but they’ll certainly remember THAT halloween.

The only limit to the frightening effects you can achieve with smart technology is the limit of your own imagination and at Sure Universal, we hope that you have a wonderfully spooky and safe Halloween this year.  We offer a high quality IoT software platform for smart Homes and offices everywhere and if you’d like to find out more about the benefits of home automation and IoT, take a look around our website www.sureuniversal.com….if you dare!!!

Of course, we’re only kidding and if you do want to speak to us about exactly what can be done to get your home looking after you rather than the other way around, pop your details in our contact form http://bit.ly/2MYshVg and someone will message you back shortly.

Thank you for reading our blog and we’ll back next time with more advice and guidance on smart and IoT technology.

« || »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

16 ÷ 4 =

Recent Post

The Types of IoT Networks & The Role They Play

IoT & How It's Applied in Agriculture

IoT for Oil and Gas Pipeline Management

5 Tips to Safeguard your Personal Data When Using IoT

Tags

Smart technology IoT Smart devices Activites for kids Alexa Amazon Amazon Fire TV Amazon’s Alexa Amazon’s Echo android apps Android Features Android Phone Apple TV April Fools Day Best Apps Chromecast Fitness Apps Classic Movies Fiber Internet Events Fiber Internet Connection Funny tricks Gifts Go Green Home Automation TV Shows Home Theater TV Remote Interesting IoT Security IoT – Internet of Things Light bulb Lighting Media Streaming Movie Trilogies Movies Pets Privacy Issues Product Update Productivity Apps Quiz Remote Control Roku Smart Device Top Apps Technology of Lighting Smart Home Smart TV Technology Streamer Event VR IoT; amazon; Home Automation; Remote Control IoT for kids Halloween smart socket smart thermostat nest thermostat smart fan smart shades smart humidifier freeze detector smart lighting Smart home gadget Christmas gifts gadget Christmas movies streaming control smartphone IoT Technology Wi-Fi connections lose weight track calories food scale shape scale smart scale fitness tracker IoT cloud robot virtual reality IoT Device thermostat security system smart IoT network smart city Magazines IOT Journal Evolution Magazine Digitalist Magazine IoT India Magazine Smart tech smartphones youtube channel gadgets wearables IoT applications GymWatch fitness wearable Amazon Alexa Echo dot Voice Control ocf interroperability SD-IoT Software digital media STB Set-top Box manufacturers certification Data services ads business model monetizing IoT ces 2018 demo interoperability Internet of Things Marketing IoT devices IoT data marketers smart garden devices Garden Sensor Wi-Fi Sprinkler Automower Smart LED Flood IoT influencers IoT space IoT news IoT Solutions IoT skills; IoT sensors; IoT devices; data security; IoT industry Sports and IoT; wearable sensors; Z-Wave ZigBee smart home hub Z-Wave devices Smart Toys kids mesh network IR devices IR blaster IoT Sensors father's day new tech costumer service Iot gadgets irobot alarm iotivity smart home specification automated home The Hub smart office Automated office Smart Homes Smart Home; IoT; IoT platforms IoT ecosystem IoT world Gateway smart buildings IoT platform smartphone app Smart Cities IoT hardware smart home technology IIoT technology industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Smart Industry connected devices building automation building autonation system iot tech smart home lighting Iot Gadget thanksgiving smart gadgets Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets Smart sensors contact sensors detector sensors temperature sensor water temperature sensor brightness sensor iot software platform IoT Gateway IoT Ready IoT gateway software home security window sensor door sensor Iot solution; smart city technology smart home tech market wearable tech IoT in Education smart LED lighting new world of IoT Preventive Maintenance IoT preventive maintenance smart refrigerator software-defined IoT platform Smart Doorbells home alarm systems office automation setups IoT health care medical devices IoT gizmos Smart Lock Smart Doorbell Smart Camera smart home IoT devices Bluetooth cellular IoT IoT Connectivity LPWAN hybrid IoT wireless protocols for enabling IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) mash network Wifi Li-Fi Internet of Things (IoT) What is Li-Fi? wireless protocols LED bulbs solar power solutions based on IoT IoT in solar energy plants utilizing IoT innovative technologies Trust Architectures for IoT 5G 5G works Remove term NB-IoT Cat-M1; Massive IoT Deployments; NB-IoT; Cat-M1; Massive IoT Deployments; IoT based technologies IoT integrated systems IoT automation IoT technologies Edge Computing Micro Data Network Iot; Easter; Blockchain secure network Data Sharing Augmented Reality AR technologies Weightless SIG wireless Personal Area Network (PAN) Nanonetwork Body Area Network (BAN) A Near Field Communication (NFC) Network Local Area Network (LAN)

Categories

Industry News

Company News

Ready to Try?

Follows us