Tag Archives: home automation

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Apple HomeKit – is Apple ready for the Smart Home Industry?

When the Apple HomeKit was announced about a year ago, everyone in the smart home industry was excited that a major player like Apple is open to home automation technology. Even before that, Microsoft and Google also expressed their interest in joining the fray. Now that 2016 is here, how are things going on with […]

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Smart Home Trends – the new breed of Smart Home Network Hubs

Smart home trends have really taken the tech-world by storm during the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 that took place January 13th of this year. During the convention, more consumers are finally embracing smart home technology. We’ve seen countless devices ranging from day-to-day necessities to unparalleled home-automated entertainment systems… and it’s only the beginning. […]

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Learn How Smart Homes Change Lives

In a recent article from Washington Post regarding smart homes, they discussed how one person made it a lot easier for him to watch over his mother despite being an hour away from his mom’s house. With the use of today’s smart home devices, it is possible to take care of someone using home automation […]

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What Can An Australian Smart Home Do This 2015?

  Just last month, the Smart Home World Convention in London showed consumers what today’s smart homes have to offer. For a lot of Australian smart home owners, they find the technologies around to be more than enough to get you started. A number of people, on the other hand, find that there’s still room […]

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From Z-Wave to Zigbee – Former Z-Wave Alliance Chairman Joins Zigbee Alliance

Mark Walters, Z-Wave Alliance’s former chairman has tested new waters as he becomes the Vice President of Strategic Development of Z-Wave’s rival: Zigbee. While this news may leave a mark to consumers who have followed Walters’ footsteps, his decision to switch sides doesn’t have any negative impact for both alliances as Z-Wave is looking to […]

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AEOTEC Z-Wave Multi-Sensor – Bang for the buck Smart Home Sensor

Smart home sensors are very important when it comes to home automation simply because these devices are the ones telling your Z-Wave network about what’s happening around its viewing monitor. Simply put, a smart home without multi-sensors are not “smart” at all. With that being said, let’s talk about the AEOTEC Z-Wave Multi-Sensor.   AEOTEC […]

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Australian Smart Homes – Tips on How to Get Started Right

There are a lot of Australian smart homes surfacing all over the country in the recent years due to the fact that automation can really make things a lot more convenient for you. There is this common misconception that you have to spend a lot of money to get started, but you really just have […]