Home Automation Services & Control Systems Installation in Stokesdale
Today’s home is a smart home thanks to the technology innovations of home automation companies. Whether it’s front door locks and home protection, climate control, or appliances, your home in Stokesdale is now completely under your control from the office, car, or other remote locale because many home automation companies now provide a mobile app.
So your thinking about investing in home automation for your new home or remodel. Here are a few interesting things that you may not know about Home automation equipment.
1) Certain home automation equipment allows you to start small. I don't know about you but just the idea of a $50,000 price tag for home technology can be overwhelming to many people. Now while it is very easy to spend that and more on a true home automation system... it is not necessary with all systems. Many homeowners start off with using the basic brain of an automation system that will allow you to grow with it. They usually use it as a smart remote control for their home theater system. They may then add on additional home automation modules as they see fit and can afford to. Down the road a few light switches can be added in to the system. Even further down the road you can tie in your security system & thermostats. Some people even add music throughout their home with this system. Just remember that you can start off your home automation with one project at a time-- yet still have a system that integrates everything seamlessly.
2) Certain systems allow you to turn on your television and see a copy of every DVD movie that you own. When you combine them with the Sony 400 disc DVD player, the system accesses the Internet and automatically searches for the DVD jackets cover art. Now you no longer have to look for your movies or worry about them getting scratched by the kids. The Movies stay in the DVD player all of the time. All you have to do is turn on the TV and with your Controller-- simply click on the "video" button. Instantly you will see a picture of every DVD movie you own. Choose a movie by clicking on it & the system does everything else. No more wrestling with 6 remote controls.
3) Some Controllers use Wi-fi, Ethernet and a relatively unheard of technology called...Zigbee 802.15.4 mesh networking standard. Believe it or not the name "ZigBee" is comes from zig- zag patterns made by bees when they go flower to flower to collect pollen. This is similar to the invisible webs of connections existing in a fully wireless Zigbee system. So what that means in simple English is that the more Zigbee devices you add to the system...the stronger the connection will be since each device will feed off of the next. All of the lighting dimmers are Zigbee based. The LCD keypads may be Zigbee based or hard wired via Ethernet.
4) What does this mean for you? Zigbee technology means that if you live in an existing home that does not give you access to run wires for home automation technology...you still can use this system. By taking advantage of the Zigbee protocol and Wi-fi, you can add complete home automation to your house including your lighting, thermostats, security and movies. In fact, if you want to add zones of distributed audio (music in other rooms) there is even something called a wireless Speaker Point. This allows you to deliver remote audio throughout the home without running any wires back to your audio source.
5) These systems afre very user friendly. You do not have to have an engineering degree to use it. In fact... I have had clients choose it instead of some of the more expensive systems just for its simplicity and ease of use.
Home automation and smart home technology are here to stay. Why not look for an affordable home automation system that can grow with you, add value to your home and give you pleasure at the same time.
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Usually, when you reach home, you find a cold, dark house. This is quite natural, but you might have wondered if you could ever go back to a well lit, warm house. Technology has made this possible.
You no longer have to return to a cold, dark house. You can arrange things in such as manner that all the lights will turn on automatically a short time before you get home. The temperature will be automatically set at a comfortable level. The doors of your garage will also be open for you. Does this sound unbelievable?
Today, this is quite possible. You can now afford a "home of the future," as some people refer to it. There was a time when the prices of home automation systems was quite high, and manufacturers of automation devices were few. Only the extremely rich could afford the luxury of a home automation system. Now, it is no longer a luxury; on the contrary, it is considered to be necessity. Before long, every home will be able to afford a home automation system.
There are several good reasons to automate your house: safety, savings, and convenience.
You can save a lot of time and energy if you automate your residence. Routine, time-consuming activities such as watering the garden, setting the temperature, turning the electric lights on and off, turning on the alarm system, and so on can all be done automatically without spending too much energy on it. In addition, you can program your television, lights, and DVD to turn on automatically at a time specified by you. Add cool benefits such as automatic phone mute, closing of the blinds, and many more such wonders to the above list. Technology has made all this possible. You can do all this just by pressing a simple button.
An automated home is a secure home. You could be at home or in the office, but you can rest assured that you house is safe from unwanted elements. In case burglars attempt to rob you, you will immediately receive an alert.
You automation system will alert you in case of a fire. If your ventilation system shuts down or the gas leaks, your lights will be turned on automatically, enabling you to make a quick exit and notify the fire department.
An automated home will save you a lot of things, including energy. Your house will take care of itself automatically. Devices such as irrigation system, entertainment systems, water heater, HVAC system, lighting, appliances, and so on will work automatically.
So, as you see, automating your home is quite beneficial to yourself and your family. Read on for some great home automation tips:
Use a pager system if you or anybody in your family has a hearing disorder. A pager alerts you by vibrating whenever someone presses your doorbell or tries to open your door. A pager system can alert you even if you are miles away from your house.
Link your computer to the DSL or cable modem.
Operate electronic devices even if they are enclosed in protective cases such as a fashionable cabinet or a closet. You can operate your entertainment system through a remote control. Your command travel through IR Eye and penetrates your cabinets and closets.
Get a telecom installed on your front door with the help of phones that you already own.
Use your voice to operate your lighting system.
Protect your children by installing a pool and door alert. You get an alert whenever one of your kids wanders to the pool area.
Get a motion-triggered security camera with a recording feature installed. This enhances your home's security system.
Install a door camera on your front door to get a clear picture of your visitor whenever the door bell rings.
Get a wireless control of your UPB switches.
The above-mentioned are just a few ideas for you. You can incorporate all these and more in your house. You might not be able to do all this at one go. Get it done little by little as and when your purse permits. Turn your home into a safe and secure technological wonder by investing in a few home automation devices.
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