10 Most Important Features of a Home Automation System

What should a true custom home automation system do? As you probably know, smart home gadgets and home automation are getting a lot of attention these day by large companies like Samsung, Apple and Google. But there can be a wide gap between the ability to link DIY gadgets together across a wireless network and…

Bump in the Night Triggers Lights On

A panic button near the bed is a favorite of most owners of automated homes. I’ve visited many high-tech homes over the years, and one element that seems to resonate with all types of families is a “panic” button by the bedside. If you’ve invested, or are ready to invest, in a control system, it’s…

NanoTech Adds 45 Selections to UltraFlix 4K Ultra HD Service

If you’re still wondering where all of the Ultra HD 4K content is, your may want to check out UltraFlix. UltraFlix is a new 4K Ultra HD IPTV/OTT network, which is exclusive to NanoTech’s Nuvola NP-1 player. The player was first announced late last year, but the service didn’t launch until spring 2014. Well, it looks…

Home Automation Benefits For The Elderly

When reaching your golden years, you may not think about technology in a lot of ways. However, there are some automations that have come to the home that will definitely be welcomed. There are so many new elements of automation that benefit the elderly, that you will definitely want to consider them for any time.…

The Benefits of Outdoor Speakers For Entertainment Areas

For many homeowners the pool area and patio is a place of great fun and entertainment. Having friends over, enjoying a little bit of company or just enjoying a warm summer day, there is something compelling about being outdoors and enjoying the simple things in this regard. There are a few classic touches that can…

Why Builders and Realtor’s Should Work With a Home Automation Company

Today’s home buyer is not just looking for a home, they are looking for their dream. Fulfilling that ultimate dream can be complicated if you’re not on the same wavelength as them. Realtors, construction planners, builders, and those that are directly related to meeting the demands of the dreamers of today will have to look…

Energy Management With Smart HVAC Control Comes To Fruition

In the past, if you wanted to have a futuristic house, you would just dream of it. Today, the dream is a reality and it seems to becoming right out of a science fiction picture. What you will find about the modern era of energy management and controlling your home with relative ease is found…

Three Home Automation Ideas To Make Life Run Smoother

How to make your home “Smart” with automation The idea of a smart home has been a modernist fantasy for decades. Home automation is no longer a futurist daydream, with smart phones and computer programs, luxury homes of today can have every aspect controlled remotely for your convenience. Climate Control From Anywhere The ability to…

High-Tech Home Control Additions to Your Master Bedroom

Formula for relaxation calls for better lighting, shades and A/V controls. Home control done right! With a few high-tech additions, your master suite can be a sweet retreat for bedtime, lazy mornings, and any time in between. Here are some ideas, and alternate options where applicable, to bring a no-tech bedroom up to speed in…