Top 3 Ways DIY Security Might Put Your Home at Risk

A home security professional says DIY security systems may actually be putting your family at risk. The stunning growth of “smart home” security systems at big box retailers has made it easier than ever for anyone…

Smart Locks and Keyless Locks Are Opening Doors to the Smart Home

Six new keyless entry smart locks for your home’s security. With home security as the most powerful driver in the adoption of smart home systems, it’s no wonder that the world of smart locks is growing. First…

WHAT IS THE MISFORTUNE COOKIE VULNERABILITY?

Misfortune Cookie is a critical vulnerability that allows an intruder to remotely take over a residential gateway device and use it to attack the devices connected to it. Researchers from Check Point’s Malware and Vulnerability Research…

Automation As We Know It

Automation, as We Know it, is Changing  [by Heather L. Sidorowicz.] Smart Home…Automated Home…Tech Home… Up until recently these terms have been held for the rich and famous…the upper echelon. Combining audio, video, lights, HVAC, and shades…

Overcome Common Challenges for the Best Home Automation System

Overcome Common Challenges for the Best Home Automation System By Electronic House Preparation is the best defense against challenges that can occur when having a home automation system installed. When selecting and installing a smart home…

The Holiday Benefits of Smart Home Controls

The holidays are a wonderful time for people of all backgrounds, as they bring together families, friends, and more to a joyous few months of celebration. With the season comes a great deal of issues, and…

Why Everyone Needs Music in their Home

Written by Heather L. Sidorowicz – President of Southtown Audio Video in Hamburg, NY “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” — Plato More than…

Five Things To Know About Lighting Control

Lighting Control is more than just a light switch First off, unless you’ve been exposed to advanced lighting control at a friend’s house or in a dealer’s showroom, you probably don’t even know what the term…

Solid Benefits of Custom Home Automation

Consumers are often times confused as to what is going to work best for their home’s automation components. For many, a quick search online states to go with DIY methodologies. That’s not always a good thing,…

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…