When children draw pictures of home, they will use their imagination to draw a big house near by a river and many flowers and trees around the house. This is also our children’s dream house. Growing up, you likely saw futuristic cartoons and stories that depicted what the home of today would look like tomorrow. Stovetops that cooked food themselves, mirrors that could speak to you. The possibilities were endless. Thinking in terms of IoT (internet of things) and the technology available today, what could this really look like?
Well, it could mean that eventually your front door might be digitally connected to your light bulbs, shedding light around your front door when you step in your home after work, Or your window will automatically close based on how strong the wind.
A smart home or smart house, is a home that incorporates advanced automation systems to provide the inhabitants sophisticated monitoring and control over the building’s functions. For example a smart home may control an IP camera Babelens. Spy IP Camera. Outdoor IP Cameras.
Regardless of the technology, smart homes present some very exciting opportunities to change the way we live and work, and to reduce energy consumption at the same time. Imagine being able to check messages, open windows, operate lights and curtains and monitor how much money your house has made you from your renewable energy system, through your smart phone, from anywhere in the world! Home automation technology has developed so far that the only limit is your imagination.
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