Smart Home Tech Every Consumer Needs to Survive a Natural Disaster
Much of the southeastern United States is currently recovering and rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew. It’s hard to argue that a few pieces of technology would’ve made all of the difference in the world for people as one of the strongest hurricanes in more than a century made its way up the coast, but even the slightest bit of a heads up or perhaps some sort of home security system could help to protect a family or the home itself under certain circumstances.
So then, if a consumer was looking to disaster-proof their home, what kinds of tech products should tech retailers point them in the direction of? Rob Martens, Futurist and VP of Strategy and Partnerships at Schlage—where he has a special focus on smart home and commercial tech applications—has a few ideas.
Martens provided Dealerscope with his list of the 8 must-have items for weather-conscious consumers. These are all products that Martens himself uses at his coastal home. Let’s run through them.
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