Smart Homes: The latest enticement to millenial families

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The young, modern family is looking for convenience, comfort and peace of mind. They just want to live in a cool, serene and secure environment. And technology is giving it all through smart homes, the new fad that has become an attractive setting.

Smart home technology, also known as home automation or domotics refers to a convenient home setup where appliances and devices can be automatically controlled remotely from anywhere with an internet connection using a mobile or other networked device.

Devices in a smart home are interconnected through the internet, allowing the user to control functions such as security access to the home, temperature, lighting, and a home theater remotely.

A smart home’s devices are connected with each other and can be accessed through one central point, from either a smartphone, tablet, laptop or game console.

Door locks, televisions, thermostats, home monitors, cameras, lights, and even appliances such as the refrigerator can be controlled through one home automation system. The system is installed on a mobile or other networked device, and the user can create time schedules for certain changes to take effect.

Smart home appliances come with self-learning skills so they can learn the homeowner’s schedules and make adjustments as needed. Smart homes enabled with lighting control allow homeowners to reduce electricity use and benefit from energy-related cost savings. 

Smart home automation come with so many benefits.

Smart Home devices. Photo: PCMag

First, it enables one to manage all home devices from one place. Once you’ve mastered to use an app from your phone, the technology will enable you to tap into countless functions and devices through your home.

Secondly, there’s flexibility for new devices and appliances. Even as you introduce new devices and appliances to your home, the flexibility of the technology will enable you integrate them seamlessly, giving you as the homeowner keep upgrading to the latest lifestyle technology.

Third, home automation maximize home security. Incorporating security and surveillance features into the home improves security. Home automation systems can easily connect surveillance cameras, automated door locks, and other security features around your home so that you can activate them from one mobile device before you go to bed.

Fourth, the technology support remote control of home functions. You’ve got the convenience to control your home functions from a distance. On a hot day, you can order your home to become cooler in a matter of seconds from a click of the mobile phone button from whichever location.

Home Management. Other than the many benefits mentioned above, home automation enables home owners gather insights into how the home operates. The programmes you watch on TV, what you eat etc… These will enable you analyze your daily habits and adjust or make changes..

Smart home technology has quickly gathered storm in the digital age, and is expected to advance even further, creating more opportunities for us on how we live and operate.


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