29APR 2016
Smart Glass Houses

Smart Glass Houses

Love the look of big, open windows, but don’t love the lack of privacy? Aside from making your private business very public, leaving windows uncovered can absolutely kill your electric bill. That’s because big windows let in light—a lot of it. This can be awesome in the winter, allowing that warming sunlight to generate a little free heat. However, letting all of that sunshine…

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27APR 2016
YouTube Home automation

YouTube Home automation

Apple TV is seeing some new channels today, as well as a totally refreshed version of an old favorite. The most notable news for Apple TV today comes via Google, which have upped the YouTube ante and re-worked the channel altogether. The new-look YouTube brings it into focus with Google’s other YouTube properties scattered throughout other streaming properties, with a full…

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25APR 2016
Home automation system Design

Home automation system Design

There are six basic steps to design a home automation system. They start with selecting your House Controller and proceed with choosing the options that you want to go with it. Do you want security included in your home control system ? If you are looking for a built-in UL Listed burglar and fire system, choose an HAI Omni family home control system. The Omni family of home…

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23APR 2016
Home automation systems Reviews

Home automation systems Reviews

If you re just getting started with home automation, chances are that you might feel a little overwhelmed. Whether you want to automate your lights, your appliances, your thermostat, or even an elaborate homemade security system, your options are immense. It s easy not to feel confident that the system you re building will work well together, piece for piece. That s where Nexia…

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21APR 2016
DIY home automation systems

DIY home automation systems

Home automation is the wave of the future, with wireless locks, automated zoned heating, home theater, and remote lighting and security systems. But the cost of components and labor can add up. Is home automation a good do-it-yourself (DIY) project? If you’re wondering whether to tackle a DIY home automation project, here are some considerations. A Home Automation Project Includes…

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19APR 2016
Smart Wired House

Smart Wired House

Temperature sensor, presence detector, door and window contacts, wind sensorsensor cables are used for all sensor points in your smart home. Our recommendation is to use a CAT 7 twisted pair network cable; this futureproof cable offers flexibility amongst its many advantages. GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY The average house requries around 700 metres of cable at a price of about 50p…

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17APR 2016
Control4 Home automation system

Control4 Home automation system

Written by Your Control4 system means more than just convenience—it means safety, as well. Use your automated home to monitor security cameras, control your security system, and even simulate occupancy while you’re away. Pretend you’re home when you’re not. Have you ever used those appliance timers to turn lights on and off while you’re gone? They’re not the easiest to set…

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15APR 2016
Top 10 Home automation Systems

Top 10 Home automation Systems

A petite but powerful touchscreen control, the Elk Navigator is a great choice for those using the M1 system. Users suggest it as an additional keypad or for use in home automation activities. It has a built-in speaker for alert sounds and is available in a few different colors for matching different decors. The screen itself is a 3.5-inch full color LCD. The Navigator has…

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