When you think about a smart home, your first thoughts tend to surround things like light bulbs, smart plugs, and other in-home items that make living in your home a smarter, more enjoyable one. But the smart home market doesn’t end at your livingroom, bedroom, home office, or bedroom.
If you’re lucky enough to live in a place with your own garage, a smart garage opener is another great option to to connected home. Below, we’re going to show you three of the best smart garage door openers you can get today.
One of the most popular smart garage door openers is the Chamberlain MYQ-G0301. It’s easy to use and does virtually anything you’d want or expect out of a device of this kind.
After the easy installation, the garage door opener can be controlled and managed by it’s companion app. It allows you to get notifications of all activity of the door, including when it’s been opened or closed, or if you forgot to close it after you left. Luckily, you can have complete remote control, and can close or open you door from anywhere.
Other nift integrations include Google Assistant, IFTTT, and Amazon Key support. You also have the ability to share open and closing control with up to three different people.
This particular gadget works with your existing garage door opener for smart control, and t’s compatible with several popular brands.
The Nexx gives you all of the options you’d expect, like notifications when the door has been opened or closed, if it was left open for a prolonged period of time, and multi-user access. If you can also control your garage door with your voice with Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri.
This particular unit can control up to three different doors or gates. It also allows you to set up to 10 different users to have control access, and you can add up to 100 users with some of the paid options, though the need for that many people having access seems a bit silly.
The Gogogate allows you to connect an IP can to it so you can watch people come and go in real time. You’ll also be treated to the expected notifications for when the garage door (or gate) has been used or left open. It’s a bit on the expensive side compared to some other options that provide similar functionality, but it’s hard to deny that the Gogogate2 does what it does well, with little fuss.