Many people use smartphones and voice commands like second nature in their daily life, but have you thought about the possibility of adding smart features to your garage? With major brands like Genie and Sommer releasing advancements in smart garage door openers all the time, it is now feasible and affordable to get smart garage benefits for your home.
Let’s walk through why you should invest in smart garage door openers and the best products to upgrade your home.
Why Invest in Smart Garage Door Openers?
- Better Security for Your Home Through Automatic Locks and Video Monitoring
- Smartphone Control from Anywhere
- Easy Installation
- Integration with In-Home Smart Devices for Voice Control
- Ability to Schedule When the Garage Opens and Closes
Best Smart Garage Door Opener Features
The best part about smart garage door openers is that they allow you to monitor everything about your garage from a smartphone. Through an app, you can access records of when your door opened and closed, operate the door yourself, set schedules, and control lights or video monitoring – all from anywhere in the world.
Indoor and outdoor video monitoring through smart garage door openers gives you the ultimate peace of mind. Many brands include motion detection, night vision, and a weather-proof exterior to monitor your home’s security in any situation.
Through integration with major voice control technologies like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, smart garage door openers allow you to operate your overhead door with voice commands. Simply say, “Alexa, open my garage door.” or “Hey Google, close my garage door at 10 pm tonight.”
Best in Class Openers and Accessories
Best Smart Remote
The winner for the best smart remote is the ismartgate PRO Smart Garage Door Opener Remote. This smart remote is easy to use, has wide compatibility, and boasts incredible features, including:
- Compatibility with all garage door openers, including Genie and Sommer
- Works with major smart home platforms, including Apple Homekit, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Ask Siri
- Integrates easily with cameras for video monitoring
- Programmable to automatically open or close when it senses you approaching or leaving your home
- Sends real-time alerts when your garage door opens or closes
- Easy use through a smartphone app to give control to the whole family
Best Voice Control Integration
Our favorite option for voice control integration for smart garage door openers is Aladdin Connect. Genie Garage Door Openers developed this smart home innovation to pair seamlessly with their products. With Aladdin Connect, you can operate and monitor your garage door through voice control, and many more great features, including:
- Voice control integration with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa
- Walmart InHome for secure, in-home grocery delivery
- Virtual database of when the garage door opens and closes
- Ability to create Virtual Keys for friends and family
- Smartphone app for ease of use and multiple users
Best Video Monitoring
More incredible products from ismartgate – and winners of best video monitoring for smart garage door openers – are the Garage Camera (indoor monitoring) and Gate Camera (outdoor monitoring). These cameras give you live video feeds from inside and outside your garage, allowing you to monitor your home’s security from your smartphone. Ismartgate video monitoring also features:
- HD (1080P) quality video
- Ability to connect up to three cameras for complete monitoring
- Water-proof design to weather anything
- Night vision to monitor your home 24/7
- Motion detection to alert you of movement in real time
Best Smart Garage Door Opener Overall
The best smart garage door opener overall goes to the Genie StealthDrive Connect Model 7155-TKV. This Genie smart garage door opener is built to be quiet, strong, and long-lasting, best for residential properties that need easy use and tough security. The Genie StealthDrive Connect Model 7155-TKV also includes:
- Ultra-quiet belt drive design
- Battery backup for functionality during power outages
- Integration with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for voice control
- 24/7 monitoring through a smartphone app
- Quick and easy installation
Contact Our Smart Garage Experts
Over our years in the garage door industry, we’ve seen and installed every new advancement regarding smart garage door openers. This means we’re ready to help you make the best decision regarding upgrading your garage door with smart home features.
Working with Genie Garage Door Openers and Sommer Operators, we have the best products in stock to perform your smart garage door opener installation quickly and seamlessly. Contact us to learn more about how smart garage door openers can upgrade the security and convenience of your home!