Home Automation – Stage 4 Automation

Home Automation – Stage 4 Automation

Routines, macros, master programs enable you to piece together repeatable events into one command…sort of like a playlist that always plays the songs in the same order. This is quite distinct from writing software code and using micro-computers such as Arduino and...
Automation Solutions for New Homes

Automation Solutions for New Homes

Background This document outlines opportunities for home automation to help make the home a terrific living space that supports modern lifestyles. Home automation is an important consideration when building your dream home or a new property for investment. It is...
Home Automation – Stage 3 Interoperability

Home Automation – Stage 3 Interoperability

Making technology work for you also means it has to work with other technology. Using a single “eco-System” is a bit like having one universal remote control with everything linked to it. Access to all your devices via a phone app, voice assistant or web browser can...
Home Automation – Stage 2 Security

Home Automation – Stage 2 Security

Passwords should not be written inside your diary or stored in a notes app on your phone. Instead, find a digital password vault application that encrypts your passwords and helps provide a layer of security. Whilst you’re at it, it is time to do all those software...
Home Automation – Stage 1 Infrastructure

Home Automation – Stage 1 Infrastructure

The most important base infrastructure for any automated home is to have an effective wi-fi system. With new devices about to compete for wi-fi bandwidth in the home, it is important to ensure the wi-fi service is effective and reliable. Modems provided by ISPs are...
Why Automation?

Why Automation?

What do you want technology to do for you? Automation means making technology work for you in ways that improve your lifestyle. Technology should serve you, not the other way around. Technology tends to be described by complex terms, acronyms and difficult to...