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5 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Savant Home Automation

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You know Alexa. You know Nest. But do you know Savant Remote? Perhaps most well-known for enabling Steve Jobs to control his yacht via his iPhone, Savant Systems has recently entered the mainstream market with a product accessible to more than just the ultra-rich. With a $499 remote control and hub, Savant Remote was designed to change the home automation game. But even with high-profile…

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Lutron

Your Guide to Lutron Lighting Controls

By | Benefits of Smart Homes

Have you ever dreamed of having a fancy home where you can make a room totally dark in the middle of the day, or turn the lights on and off just by clapping? These things aren’t reserved for TV shows or movie stars. Thanks to Lutron lights and their lighting control systems, you can create simple smart home functions with amazing results. All you need…

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Savant

Why You Need Savant Home Automation

By | Benefits of Smart Homes

Imagine waking to the soothing sounds of your favorite playlist. The curtains open and sunlight streams into your bedroom. The shower turns on to your preferred temperature and water pressure. And all of this happens before you even get out of bed. This is a day in the life of living with home automation. 2019 is estimated to total $490 billion in automated home revenue….

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Smart Home Products You Need to Have Installed Today

By | Benefits of Smart Homes, Home Automation

Smart homes started out as the ideal “house of the future” but in the past few years, they’ve slowly started to become a reality. What was once just a distant dream can now be attained. New high-tech technology is coming out more often than ever, making your daily chores easier. But it doesn’t stop there. Monitoring home security, saving energy, and regulating room temperature have…

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Model Your Smart Home after Bill Gates’

By | Benefits of Smart Homes, Features, Home Automation
In 1995, Bill Gates penned The Road Ahead, which, along with insights into the PC revolution, included a description of the “invisible” technologies built into his home. They were meant to “meet and even anticipate [one's] needs—all as unobtrusively as possible.” Cue the smart home revolution. Gate's home, with speakers hidden behind wallpaper, pressure-sensitive flooring, and invisible electrical outlets, seemed otherworldly in 1995. Fast forward to 2018, and most of Bill...
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7 Questions to Ask When Considering Smart Home Automation

By | Benefits of Smart Homes, Energy Efficiency, Features, Home Theater, Trends, Window Home Security
7 Questions to Ask When Considering Smart Home Automation   So you’re ready to embrace technology, and start integrating it into your home. But there’s some thoughts that are acting as a roadblock: Do you have to rebuild your home? Will it require hours upon hours of digesting volumes of instruction manuals to learn how to use the automation features? Will it be financially out...
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The Future of Smart Homes: Do Touchscreens Speak Louder Than Words?

By | Benefits of Smart Homes, Design, Features, Trends
Touchscreens still remain as king of the smart home interface. Last year Amazon sold over 8 million Echos and Dots, and their Amazon Voice Services integrated Alexa into an array of different products, from hand-held devices like a TV remote or smart watch to the development of a hands-free experience for a connected speaker or home intercom system, but even in the world of voice,...
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The Top 5 Ways That Smart Home Technology Can Equal Energy Savings

By | Benefits of Smart Homes, Energy Efficiency, Features
Energy-saving smart home automation may not be the first direction to look at when looking for ways to towards a lower power bill because they still seem a bit pricey. However, by integrating these new technologies of today into your home, they not only give you an unprecedented control over your home and home environment, they also add convenience to the completion of your everyday...
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4 Ways That Home Automation Can Ease Your Stress

By | Benefits of Smart Homes, Energy Efficiency
Automated home security system is a trend that’s rising in popularity, and for good reason. Also referred to as smart home technology or domotics, a home automation system can save homeowners time while relieving stress. The technology available today to automate your home is exciting and inspiring. An automated home can: Add Convenience to day-to-day tasks Convenience is one of the biggest reasons that people...
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