Wi-Fi: A Smarter Way to Keep Your Home Safe

Save Our WiFi
Jun 30, 2017 · 2 min read

Wi-Fi is helping more and more smart devices upgrade your home experience, from digital entertainment to smart lighting to advanced protection from intruders. Did you know that Wi-Fi can also keep your household safe from flooding, carbon monoxide, and house fires?

Meet the Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight, a plug-in alarm that uses Wi-Fi to help protect you and your family. The device monitors your house’s smoke, carbon monoxide, and water alarms and uses Wi-Fi, and the unlicensed spectrum that makes it work, to alert you through your smartphone.

The Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight sends push notifications and automated phone calls, and if you don’t respond it can also call your friends and family for backup. It also provides your local emergency service phone number to make calling for help a breeze. With a range of adjustable color options, this nightlight will save the day and look good doing it.

Thanks to this Wi-Fi device, you can rest easy knowing that you’ll never miss an emergency alarm. That peace of mind is just one of the many ways that Wi-Fi is improving lives. Accessible Wi-Fi connects communities to one another, jumpstarts the job-seeking process, amplifies learning opportunities, and more. It’s no wonder that communities all around the nation are clamoring for faster, more reliable Wi-Fi.

However, delivering on more Wi-Fi means that we also need to deliver on more of the unlicensed spectrum that keeps Wi-Fi working and offers innovators the opportunity to build great tech devices like the Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight. Policymakers, tech innovators, and wireless Internet equipment manufacturers need to work together to make sure that more unlicensed spectrum becomes available, that technologies such as LTE-U stay out of Wi-Fi’s way, and that increasing network traffic is managed effectively.

There’s no limit to the innovation and quality of life that Wi-Fi can bring, as long as we have sufficient unlicensed spectrum. Click here to show your support for Wi-Fi and unlicensed spectrum.

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#WiFi works like magic, right? Not quite. #WiFi is the way we get online now. But it needs our help. Join the movement at http://saveourwifi.org/#take-action

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