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10 Reasons Home Automation is becoming Ubiquitous

  1. It adds comfort and convenience to our homes. One-touch controls and automation remove mundane and repetitive tasks.
  2. Scene automations like“Goodnight”, “Return Home”, “Movie Night”, “Entertaining” and more make life easier and a lot more fun it’s the dazzling “WOW Factor”.
  3. It adds intelligence – like automatically dimming bathroom lights when activated in the wee hours.
  4. It can inconspicuously control lighting, blinds, music, temperature and so much more to set the mood in our homes.
  5. Audio Visual. It drives audio visual and other entertainment systems
  6. Safety and Security. It interconnects with smoke and flood sensors and alarms, access control, and surveillance cameras.
  7. Peace of Mind. It’s accessible remotely from smartphones and tablets, and can also be controlled via touchpads, and normal switches.
  8. Almost limitless application. Once limited to lighting control it can now control and automate just about everything in our homes.
  9. Energy Efficiency. It can reduce home energy consumption – close blinds/curtains to reduce heat load, supply power to appliances only when they are being used or likely to be used, turn heating and AC on ‘just in time’.
  10. Affordable. It’s now much more affordable than you think – modern technologies and increased uptake have driven the cost down dramatically.
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Internet of things – control your car, control your home…

9 February 2015 | The Sydney Morning Herald

Modern home automation – smart home solutions are a direct result of the convergence of many technologies: wireless technologies including wifi, Bluetooth, Z-wave, & Zigbee; internet enabled devices from TVs and smartphones to washing machines; and dedicated home automation devices and hubs to unify the components into a comprehensive solution. This coupled with consumer demand for convenience, security, ease of use, remote access and automation of lifestyle activities like “move night” or “arriving home” is creating exciting solutions – new leaps forward in home enjoyment.