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 to install cameras, alarms, and the like. Many electronics manufacturers now offer security products with Do It Yourself (DIY)…

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 off, of course, is the question—what is a smart lock? A smart lock isn’t just a keyless door lock.…

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 had been difficult, and that equated to expensive. Having a truly custom system always has been a challenging feat…

Smartening Up Business and Homes in North Carolina

Right now there is a revolutionary changeover happening in business as well as home. The latest innovations in automation are being connected with today’s mobile phones, the internet, and much more. In North Carolina, things are now starting to shape up into a whole new era of control, and you may find that there are…

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 they aren’t always in regards to family gatherings. Homeowners and businesses alike have to deal with several elements when…

How Home Automation Will Simplify Your Life

Life’s moving at us all way too fast. But there are ways to simplify your daily home routines by using technology. Home automation is generally technology that gives you remote or automatic control of devices and appliances around your home. And we at Convergence Technologies believe that home automation, through our Total Home Technology Solution,…

Crestron Lighting Control Systems For the Home

Crestron is the industry leader in lighting control systems for the home. They offer the most comprehensive line of user interfaces to lighting and dimming control, plus the ability for remote monitoring, management and control over standard IP networks. This type of innovation is why customers ask for Crestron products by name. One of the…

How to Improve Energy Efficiency With Home Automation

“Green”, “energy efficiency”, and “sustainability” are popular terms these days. It seems that people everywhere are doing what they can to reduce their energy expenditures and lessen their impact on the environment. Home automation allows homeowners to become better stewards of the earth by controlling the major systems in their homes so that there is…