Home automation systems, or smart home technologies, are systems and devices that can control elements of your home environment such as lighting, appliances, telephones, as well as home security, mechanical, entry and safety systems. They can be used to improve safety, expand usability and make life easier for people of all abilities.
Home automation systems can be operated by electricity or a computer chip using a range of different types of switches. A simple device, such as a light, can be activated by a signal from a motion sensor, or can be lit as part of a computerized home automation system.
What can whole home automation do?
Whole home automation can:
We are big fans of Amazon Echo. With Echo, you can control your entire house simply by talking in whatever room you’re in. You can adjust your thermostat, turn lights on and off, turn radios on and off, turn your TV to a certain channel, the possibilities are endless. Let us give you a free in-home evaluation to show you how home automation can help you in your everyday activities and make your life easier.
The cost involved with this fluctuates based on what all you want to control and have hooked up. This is a great system to have if you take frequent vacations. You can turn random lights, TVs, etc on/off while away from your home to trick intruders into thinking you’re home.