How Homsense Works

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Homsense?

A: Homsense is a hubless, multipurpose home monitoring solution that works with WiFi, has a rechargeable battery, mounts magnetically, and comes in a small and beautiful package. Homsense is the Swiss Army Knife of home sensors. It is the ultimate solution to a safer, simpler and smarter way of life.

Q: What is a hubless solution?

A: Existing home monitoring solutions require additional specific accessories and hubs for their device to work. Homsense works with your existing WiFi and requires no additional accessories or hubs, thus saving you time and money.

Q: Why should I buy Homsense?

A: Are you looking for home security with no monthly charges? Do you want to stay informed of the status of your entryways - front/back/garage doors or windows? Did you ever forget to turn off the stove? Did you ever forget a load of laundry in the washer/dryer? How about knowing the water leaks before any major damage happens?

If any of the above concerns you, then Homsense is the solution that makes sense.

Q: How is Homsense better than its counterparts?

A: Homsense is the only solution that:
    a) does not need any hubs or accessories. It uses your existing WiFi.
    b) does not need any battery replacements. It has a rechargeable battery that lasts a year on a single charge.
    c) has a magnetic docking system for easy installation and re-purposing.
    d) has 3 layers of security to make your data safe and secure.
    e) can be powered continuously using the USB charging cable, that will always keep Homsense charged and offer amazing on-demand services like baby monitoring.

Q How secure is Homsense?

A: Security was one of our primary design goals for Homsense. Homsense takes advantage of 3 levels of security to keep your data safe. The first one is the WiFi protocol layer such as WPA2, the second layer is that all the communication from Homsense is TLS1.2 AES-256 encrypted and the final layer being our secured device login to our servers.

In contrast to other solutions on the market which use dedicated hubs and mesh network topologies like ZigBee products, Homsense is less vulnerable to network attacks like replay and injection.

Q: Where can I use Homsense?

A: Homsense can be used to monitor any of the following: motion/angle, temperature, pressure, humidity, air quality, water leaks, magnet, vibration, sound and light.
Depending on which feature you want to monitor, the possibilities are endless: front door, back door, garage door, pool entry, windows, any of the living spaces, bathrooms, etc.

Q: What accessories do I need to buy along with Homsense?

A: None, Homsense does not require you to buy any hubs or additional accessories. Just use your existing WiFi and start enjoying a safer, simpler and smarter life.

Q: When do I need to change the batteries for my Homsense?

A: Never. Homsense does not require any battery replacement. It has a rechargeable battery that lasts for a year on a single charge. To recharge, just plug in the USB cable that comes with Homsense.

Q: How often do I need to charge my Homsense?

A: Homsense has a rechargeable battery that lasts for a year on a single charge. To recharge, just plug it into the USB cable that comes with Homsense.