What is Home Automation?

Imagine everything in your house, from lights and thermostats to safety and security devices, were all connected. Imagine controlling your home with a touch of a button or with your voice. Now stop imagining, because home automation systems are here and ready to simplify your daily life.

Learn more about the different home automation systems Staples offers and find out which one is right for you.

Benefits of Home Automation

Security for your home or office.

Keep your family and employees safe and sound. Set up cameras, motion sensors and smoke detectors to monitor what's going on when you're not around.

It's convenient

Turn down the lights in your conference room right from the reception desk. Adjust the blinds to lighten or darken a room without leaving the comfort of your chair. Or adjust the temperature at home so it's cozy when you get in from work.

It's just plain fun.

Play audiobooks and stream music from Pandora, Spotify or iTunes. Set the mood and change the ambience in the room by dimming the lights and adjusting their color with Philips Hue bulbs.

Conserve energy

Save on your utility bills by programming times activities such as turning off lights, appliances, electronics and heat at scheduled times. Plus, you can also lower blinds to keep the sun from heating your home on those hot summer days.

Get started with Home Automation

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo connects to Alexa, a cloud-based voice service, to provide information, answer questions, play music, read the news, check sports scores or the weather, and control devices such as lights and switches - instantly. Amazon Echo is controlled by your voice for hands-free convenience. It's hands-free and always on.

Staples Connect

Manage your home or office, whether you're there or not. The easy-to-use app works with the Connect hub to give you complete control over compatible devices such as lights, thermostats, and more. With Staples Connect, your're never really away.

Shop for compatible devices.

From lighting, thermostats and motion sensor to locks, cameras and smoke detectors, Staples has all the devices you need to get the most out of your automated home system.