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Week 2 Day 4: How to deploy that smart home appliance you just bought

Your new smart home may need a smarter network

In part one, I suggested a few things to consider when shopping for an internet-connected thermostat, door lock, baby monitor, kitchen appliance, or other IoT (Internet of Things) smart home appliance. Here, in part two, I shared some thoughts on deployment.

All the material in this video came from a guest blog post I wrote for an organization named Best Company. Here’s a link to the blog post.

Like it or not, you’re taking on the same problems as multi-billion-dollar companies. Except most businesses locate their websites with professional hosting services. By definition, your smart home appliance is inside your home. You can’t outsource it into the cloud.

Welcome to the internet hosting business. It’s time to step up your game.