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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 Cyber Attacks Are A Reality

The smart home market is gaining tremendous ground because connected devices bring convenience. But malicious attackers can take advantage of IoT device vulnerabilities. As data further entrenches itself as the currency of business,…
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How smart tech is helping people with dementia

More than 50 million people are estimated to be suffering from dementia globally, while there is substantial investment being made in biomedical research, there is increasing interest in the area of how to manage dementia behaviors in the…
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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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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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Have Smart Homes Finally Caught Up to Science Fiction?

Living in a smart home used to be a concept that was only possible in science fiction movies. Fast-forward to the present day and the amount of science fiction concepts that are already being used by regular homeowners is staggering. In this…
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Your Smart Home just got more secure with Alexa Guard

"Alexa, I'm leaving." "OK -- I'll be on guard." That's the gist of Alexa Guard, a new feature from Amazon that lets your Echo devices keep an ear out for trouble when you're away from home. If Alexa hears something after…