Category: Home Automation

10 Easiest Home Automations To Save Energy

Imagine being able to control and monitor your lights, heating and air conditioning, and even your appliances, without even being in your home. Sounds futuristic, but home automation – technologies that can automatically or remotely control your home’s systems through your mobile devices, laptops, or tablets – is a growing...

/ October 17, 2017
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Infographic: History of Home Security

Progress in home security technology has progressed immensely in the last 100 years, and it will continue its evolution for many years to come. Historically the main focus for thwarting intruders has been on improving detection; this means improved motion sensors and high definition security cameras. The next big priority...

/ July 5, 2017
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The Importance of Securely Setting Up Smart Home Devices

For the tech lovers among us, the rapid advancements in smart home technology are exciting developments. It won’t be long until most homes have touchscreen hubs on their refrigerators, smart lighting, and various other voice controlled devices to make their lives easier. Perhaps the most profound changes have happened within...

/ May 25, 2017

Home Automation FAQ

Many homeowners are confused, even intimidated by the terms ‘home automation’ or the ‘Internet of Things.’  While it’s supposed to make life around the house simpler, safer and more energy-efficient, some feel it would make life more complicated. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Today’s catchphrase is the...

/ April 22, 2017
miDoor: It has a special feature of numerous alarms that will be triggered so that you know when your garage door is prompted unawares.

Opening Your Garage Up to Home Automation

Automatic garage door openers have been around for some 40 years or so, but with advances in technology as well as home automation, garage door openers deserve a second look. Wireless Technology The whole meaning of the word wireless has changed immeasurably in the past 10 years, and much of...

/ April 6, 2017