Do you have family that lives in another state and can’t be there for those big moments, like birthdays or Christmas? There so so many options out there that can give you the feel of being present if you can’t be there. Portal by Facebook is one of those options that gives you all you need to feel present.

A little about portal, you can listen to music, check your front door, display your favorite photos, share stores, and more. With Alexa built-in, it helps you see and do more. It is allowing you to control your smart home. If you are worried about privacy, Portal+ has made it very clear and straightforward, so you’re always in control. You can easily disable the camera and microphone with a sing touch, or block the lends with the included camera cover.

Do you want to be apart of your kids’ bedtime routine, and you can be apart of the story and not just read the story with Story Time on Portal, you can become some of your children’s favorite storybook characters as you read along with the tale? Giving out such a unique experience that you never have to miss those bedtime routine.

As we all know, life gets busy at times, and some times taking a call while we are cooking dinner or playing with the kids can make it hard to do a call. Yes, there is facetime on phones, but it might not be as useful. With the Smart camera, it will pan and zoom to keep up with all the action, and automatically adjust to keep everyone in view. With smart sound, it will enhance the voice of whoever is talking while minimizing the background noise so you can hear them clearly.

There are so many devices out there that can make your home a smart home and give you the feel of being there when you are miles apart. Portal+ gives you the option to do more with less, and give you the feeling and presence of being close to those you can’t see every day.  If you are looking for something easy to use and give you more time to be apart of your family miles away, this might be the smart device for you.