Connected Home

New technology that hits you where you live

Iris Smart Kit: A basic and affordable introduction to home automation

At a Glance

(1 items)

  • Lowes Iris Smart Kit
    3/5
    $299.00
    Shop ▾
    Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

    Iris is an affordable good start for folks who want to dip their toes into home automation, but enthusiasts will chafe at its limitations.

For comprehensive coverage of the Android ecosystem, visit Greenbot.com.

At a Glance

Iris is an affordable good start for folks who want to dip their toes into home automation, but enthusiasts will chafe at its limitations.

Price when rated: 299
Shop ▾
Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Pros

  • Cloud-based user interface
  • Very easy to set up and use
  • Inexpensive and expandable

Cons

  • Alerts and logs limited to alarm events
  • Not very useful without the Premium service plan
  • Weak security; no central-office monitoring
 Compare

Subscribe to the Best of TechHive Newsletter

Comments
Greenbot Top Android stories
from our new site, Greenbot
The ultimate guide to maximizing your phone

Top Reviewed Networking Charts

Subscribe to the Best of TechHive Newsletter

By submitting your email address you are consenting to receive email notifications from IDG. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information.
See All Newsletters »