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Simple Smart Home Automation for the Hearing Impaired

Adding voice control to smart home automation has been a boon. Smart speakers like the Amazon Echo have brought voice controls into millions of homes -- but what if you can't hear what Alexa has to say? What if it's difficult or impossible…
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Improve Your Sleep With Smart Home Technology

Sleep has been a hot topic as of late, with many podcasts and articles stressing the importance of getting in enough z’s. All of the attention is for good reason - studies show that an estimated 50 to 70 million Americans of all ages…
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Smart Home Automation; Top 5 Troubleshooting Tips

The smart home automation process is nuanced, but planning ahead of time with these troubleshooting tips can save you some heartache. Here are the top five smart home automation problems you might run into when you’re outfitting your…
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Smart Home Style Tips

Revamping your home into a connected smart house can seem like an intimidating task. You might wonder if the place will end up looking like an eyesore, with wires and gadgets everywhere you look. But as technological advances have been made…
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Smart Home Lighting System

  Along with shading, lighting control has become an enormous part of contemporary residential design. It cleans away wall acne, lets the homeowner arrive in style and depart with ease, and centralizes control across every fixture…
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A STEP-BY-STEP APPROACH TO HOME AUTOMATION

When most people think about having a home automation system installed, the incorporation of scads of high-tech equipment naturally springs to mind. While the installation of the gear is certainly an important part of the process, there…
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How to Prepare for the Changes Coming to Your Nest Account

At its most recent developer’s conference, Google announced that it would be rebranding its Nest lineup of products, ultimately resulting in some changes to its Works with Nest program. The program was initially put into place to help…
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Why You Need a Professional Home Automation Installer

Despite improvements in the ease of setup, most home automation systems work best when designed and installed by a trained professional.Home automation has been inching slowly into the mainstream, and with new do-it-yourself focused systems…
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Why You Need a Smart Home Lighting Automation System

Not long ago the idea of automating your entire home was unfamiliar to most but today adoption is rising rapidly. Smart home lighting automation systems are innovative breakthroughs in how lighting is handled. They simplify day-to-day living…
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Meet the Amazon Echo Family

The Amazon Echo Family consists of a number of smart speakers, many now in their 2nd and 3rd generations. With the enduringly popular Echo family with the ubiquitous digital assistant Alexa onboard, Amazon has already exerted a stranglehold…