If you follow the latest tech trends from around the web, you’ve probably seen a particular acronym popping up just about everywhere: IFTTT. It’s been a popular topic of conversation here at the D-Link blog, and lately a lot of our readers have been asking IFTTT-related questions. What is it? How can mydlink Home products take advantage of it? This blog will give you the low down on both. Let’s dive in.
IFTTT stands for If This Then That, but it’s perhaps easiest to understand as a kind of simple, intuitive language between devices, apps, and websites. It’s a way to automate simple tasks to make amazing things happen around your home. We call these tasks “Recipes” and they look something like this:
If you can imagine it, chances are you can automate it with this incredible service — and you better believe mydlink Home devices are taking full advantage of it. Whether it’s turning the coffeemaker on when the sun rises, turning your lights off when you leave your home, or flickering your Philips Hue lights when a water leak is detected, D-Link and IFTTT work together to bring you the ease of home automation without any complicated setup or programming.
Using IFTTT is simple, intuitive, and fun. With endless ways to connect the apps, sites, and devices you love, there’s really only one question: how will you use it?