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Home Automation Do's and Don'ts

Without question, 'Do your homework' is always the best advice to follow before taking on any project that is going to result in a considerable outlay of cash, change the way you conduct your life, and reconfigure your home.

Home automation systems are available which use specialized hardwiring, the existing wiring in your home, radio frequency (RF) and Wi-fi, or a combination of all of the above. It’s important to research the type of system that is the best fit for you. If you don't understand the information you find on your own, find someone who does understand it and can explain it to you in a way you can fathom.

Don't skimp on the control system. Be aware that things you already own may not be able to be integrated into the home automation system you choose. The cost to own and operate a system, compatibility of components, and ease of use will either make owning a home automation system a true boon or a major bust for you.

In the planning stage, be realistic about what you need from a home automation system, clear on what you want from the features, and aware of what you would simply like and want but not necessarily need. Make a list. Knowing when Miss Kitty uses the pet door is nice, but do you really want to get an email from your system every time she goes out to get some air? Will your elderly neighbors call the cops thinking someone is in your home when you are in Bora Bora and turning the living room lamps on and off remotely?

Weigh the cost savings to be gained against the price of the system components. Does it make good economic sense? Penny wise and pound-foolish is not a new concept.

If you really are a techno-whiz and a handy-man par excellence, as well as being a registered electrician, a do-it-yourself home automation system may be just the thing for you. The price may be more reasonable, and there are components and gizmos available to work your way far along the need-want-like list. You’ll have the pride of saying you did it all yourself, not to mention you can be the envy of everyone you know since you could create the coolest house since George Jetson.

For the rest of us mere mortals who want all the advantages a home automation system has to offer, but who cannot do it all ourselves, do not despair. Professional systems are readily available, and choosing the right system, choosing the right vendor offering the services you need to operate and maintain your home automation system, and choosing the right components may take time and study, but it is worth the effort.

A home automation system that integrates safety features with labor saving devices, with an eye toward husbanding environmental resources, is no longer a futuristic dream from a technology standpoint nor from an economic one. Good research and good choices will make it a reality for you.

How to make Alexa Routines - smart home automation made easy

One of the best updates to the Echo family is Alexa Routines, enabling you to control multiple devices and perform multiple actions via a single phrase, such as "Alexa, goodbye" . No longer do you have to reel off a long list of instructions - through ...

Published:  Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:09:00 GMT

Want smarter outdoor lighting at home Here are your options

There are all sorts of reasons why you might want to smarten up the lights inside of your home -- the convenience of automation, for instance, or the novelty appeal of color-changing lights. You have more options than ever, largely thanks to the fact that ...

Published:  Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Discover the global ZigBee home automation market

A brief overview of Global ZigBee Home Automation Market is provided in the report based on product scope and market status & outlook. The market is segmented on the basis of type, end-users/application, and geography ZigBee Home Automation Market is ...

Published:  Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:16:00 GMT

THE US SMART HOME MARKET REPORT: Systems, apps, and devices leading to home automation

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The US smart home market has still yet to meet the expectations many observers had in the early part ...

Published:  Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:12:00 GMT

Did I leave the stove on Nortec's new smart home sensor lets us know

It is, as they say, a burning question: Did I leave the oven on Naturally, a manufacturer well known for devices committed to wireless security, home automation, and personal safety has solved this common problem. Nortec Security & Control has developed a ...

Published:  Thu, 22 Mar 2018 04:36:00 GMT

Fluent Home, a leading provider of home security and smart home automation solutions, is thrilled to announce the launch of several new products

Fluent Home customers will now be able to control everything from their sprinkler system to their exterior and interior lighting from one in-home panel and smartphone app. The Fluent Home system is designed to be as effortless and intuitive as possible ...

Published:  Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:00:00 GMT

Home Automation System Market to witness astonishing growth of 56.75%

A new independent 75 page research with title 'Global Home Automation System Market 2015-2019' guarantees you will remain better informed than your competition. The study covers geographic analysis that includes regions like Americas, APAC, Europe, MEA ...

Published:  Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:02:00 GMT

Top Factors Driving the Global Laboratory Benchtop Automation Market| Technavio

View the full release here: ... Technavio has published a new market research report on the global laboratory benchtop automation market from 2018-2022. (Graphic: Business Wire) This market research ...

Published:  Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:34:00 GMT

Nest Builds More Security, Flexibility Into Smart Home Products

"It's taken them some time to iron out the culture issues and get new product out faster," he told TechNewsWorld. The global home automation market is forecast to be worth $55 billion by 2022, based on Constellation Research estimates. The delay means Nest ...

Published:  Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:55:00 GMT

Home Automation Market: Record an Impressive Growth By 2024

The rising requirement for functions such as the exceptional experience provided by smart home automation and convenience of remote operation is expected to boost the global home automation market. This industry is anticipated to see an elevation in share ...

Published:  Tue, 13 Mar 2018 20:35:00 GMT



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