Home Automation Set To Add Value To Real Estate

[kc_row use_container="yes" _id="224866"][kc_column width="12/12" _id="760363"][kc_column_text _id="296706"] When choosing to buy and install smart, automated systems into our houses we usually have a reason: it’s going to make our lives easier or our home more secure. Our lives more liveable. But, can they also be treated as an investment into our homes? More importantly, is it a GOOD investment? Apparently, yes. Having smart home devices in your house when it’s on the market can count for a whole lot more than having the magic colour ‘magnolia’ on your walls (thank god, one of those is definitely more interesting!) A lot of

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Voice Assist Is Not ONLY For The Tech Savy

[kc_row use_container="yes" _id="626916"][kc_column width="12/12" _id="633617"]Smartphone and smart homes: is it inevitable that the older generation gets left behind in the new age of technology? Actually, no. New A.I initiatives are marketing themselves towards the needs of elderly people and increasing numbers are installing home help and home automated systems to help them live a more independent life. At its simplest, you can use A.I such as Lifepod as a ‘virtual caregiver’. It’ll remind your loved one to take their medicine, remember appointments, as well as acting as an emergency response system (more sophisticated than the old emergency button-necklace device). We

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All That Jargon

What is all that JARGON?! If you have found this page, then you have come across a word, name or thing, that doesn't quite comprehend. Is it Geek speak? Tech talk? New slang? something millennials say? It might be a bit of all of it. This guide is here to help you learn and understand our stories, articles and products a bit more, because we want to educate you not just tell you to buy things. At About Automation, we will always encourage ways to DIY and get the technology around you to work for you. So below is anything

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What Exactly Does Home Automation Mean?

Automation denotes devices acting or operating in a manner essentially independent of external influence or control of equipment, a process, or a system – the American heritage dictionary. Home automation provides the ability to program and schedule events for the devices on the network. The programming may include time-related commands, such as having your lights turn on or off at specific times each day. It can also include non-scheduled events, such as turning on all the lights in your home when your security system alarm is triggered. Home automation has risen in popularity over the past decade. Electrical Automation systems

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