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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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How to Protect Deadly Older Adult Falls

The rate of deaths after falls is rising for people over 75, a new study shows. But falls are avoidable for most seniors. We have some tips. As the population ages, the number of older Americans who died following a fall is rising. A…
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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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The Next Big Thing in Aging In Place

Your end-of-life caregiver may be a robot — why that might not be such a bad thing! For 40 years, Victoria and Kelly have lived in their suburban home. The house is where they’ve collected a lifetime of memories. Every square foot of…
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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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Technology helps seniors live independently

Technology helps seniors live independently and can help bridge social inequity in society. May is national Older Americans Month, and this year’s theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. One area, in particular, threatens…
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Senior Tech in the U.S. is on the rise

According to the Pew Research Center, technology adoption of Americans aged 65 and older is on the rise. As of 2018, 66 percent of U.S. seniors used the internet, up from just 14 percent in 2000. As the following chart illustrates, older…
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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…