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Why is Home Automation Becoming So Popular?

The rise in popularity of home automation systems can be accounted for by its decline in pricing in recent years.

Since home automation systems' introduction several decades ago, when a hard wire retrofit of your home by professionals was the only avenue, costs have fallen. Many of today's new systems do not require special wiring to be added to an existing home at all. Some components of the technology are wireless, as well. However, although there are some systems that can be installed by the do-it-yourselfer for a more modest price, most high-end products with a greater number of applications to offer, still do require professional installation. In addition, It is often a good idea to get what you think you may need in the beginning from the manufacturer of the home automation system, rather than planning to add on later or fit technology systems you already own into a purchased system, as compatibility can be an issue. New homes, in all price ranges, often have home automation systems built in to begin with.

Pricing aside, a generational acceptance of technology has also played a large part in the growing popularity of home automation systems. Using a Smartphone, Blackberry, Android, iPad or any computer connected to the Internet, a person anywhere on the planet can access his or her home's system. Those at ease with technology appreciate the simple convenience of phoning home with instructions to keep the porch light on. A few of the systems currently on the market come with voice recognition. The central station inside the home can be a computer with a keyboard, one with a mouse or a touch screen, depending on your interactive comfort level.

The customizability of home automation systems adds to their growing acceptance among average householders, too. Basic triggers, such as turning on outside lights at a prescribed hour are easily set. Macro triggers, a series of events such as lighting indoor lamps, locking outside doors, and turning on landscape lights at dusk, are simple to implement.

For families with kids old enough to let themselves in after school, keyless door locks as part of a home automation system can be very useful. Each person can be assigned a personal code to open the door. Now Mom can be sure Junior came home right after school as he said he did. Indoor cameras could also reveal whether he drank milk right out of the carton or used a glass as he was supposed to. Whether or not he actually started on his homework unfortunately remains a mystery not solvable by current technology.

Home automation systems can turn on the built in irrigation system to water the lawn at dawn, start the dishwasher after everyone has gone to bed, block unwanted calls from specific numbers, and show you who is at the door so your can decide whether to answer it in your pajamas. They can even remind you to put the trash cans by the curb, but unlike Mom, they won't do it 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

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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



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