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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…
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Smart Home Lighting Saves Energy

Smart Lighting Solutions A smart home lighting solution is a clear win in many aspects. When it comes to energy efficiency, you have plenty of options. However, many homeowners overlook a key energy-saving opportunity – lighting. It accounts…
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Smart Lighting

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 with their…
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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…
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12 home Automation Tips for the Holidays

While Thanksgiving is put to bed for another year, the holiday season proper is only just getting started. What better than the best home automation tips for gifts and holiday decorating? The run-up to Christmas is the ideal time to invite…