The 21st century has brought about a runaway train’s worth of dazzling new technology, and this technology has fit so snuggly in our homes that these days our fridges can shop for us. So it stands to reason that technological breakthroughs are being applied to automatic openers for gates as well.
There are so many nifty pieces of gadgetry out there, especially when one starts talking about gate remotes. These days receivers can tell when you’re coming home by using your smartphone to cut out all that nasty business of having to keep and use an actual remote - which let’s face it, is a bit of a relic of the 20th century.
Chamberlain gate remote receivers are nifty examples of accessories that attach to almost any opener to give it mobile capabilities. This means you will be able to operate the gate from your phone or tablet. It uses Bluetooth to connect to your devices so that your entrance can be operated remotely.
The Liftmaster internet gateway device is one of many receivers that give gates and garage doors access to the internet. This means that you could even open your gate from another country if you wanted to, although it’s not recommended. This is quite handy if you need to accept a delivery, for instance, while you’re away. With all this interconnectivity about, one would think that gate clickers are becoming a thing of the past.
But they are not. The Liftmaster 2-button remote is quite impressive, yet it is but one example of many multifunctional, linear or universal remotes, which develop and sell at an ever growing rate. Why? Because they are reliable, but also because these multifunctional and universal remotes can make use of a gate remote program to encode different gates and garages to just one clicker, so you can keep a single remote for all your entrances at home and the office.