Home automation is a step toward what is referred to as the “Internet of Things,” in which everything has an assigned IP address, and can be monitored and accessed remotely.
DEFINING HOME AUTOMATION?
Integrated Media Systems would like to introduce you to society’s most convenient and efficient way of life: Home Automation.
What is home automation, though? In such an ever-changing and innovative field, defining home automation can be tricky. Most simply put an automated home enables the homeowner to control devices in their home from anywhere in the world.
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WHAT MAKES UP A SMART HOME?
Now that we have defined home automation let’s take a closer look at what is considered a smart home.
A smart home describes a home in which home appliances, lights, security cameras, and more devices are all connected to a central hub. This hub can be accessed, controlled, and monitored remotely with the use of various handheld devices.
SMART HOME COMPONENTS
Lighting, Thermostat, and Shades
Televisions, Music Systems, and other electronic media devices
Security Systems, Alarms, Locks, Telephones and Intercoms