24. June 2017 · Comments Off on HomeKit compatibility coming to Flic Hub home automation physical control system · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

A crowd-funding campaign is underway for thee Flic Hub that promises to put switches with robust scripting anywhere in a house to control multiple devices — and the manufacturer claims that full HomeKit support is coming soon.

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10. September 2016 · Comments Off on Windows to the World of Home Automation · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There are no rulebooks when it comes to automating your home. You can incorporate as little or as much technology as you deem necessary or that your budget allows. You can start out small and grow your smart system gradually. You can focus on one room or on the entire house. You can even concentrate your automation efforts on a particular element of your home. The owners of this luxurious London residence chose the latter approach, utilizing a Lutron HomeWorks QS system to automate their home’s more than 7

Source: Windows to the World of Home Automation – Electronic House

02. September 2016 · Comments Off on How to turn your home into a smart home · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

We’re on the cusp of a Cambrian explosion in smart home products. The speedy march of technology is churning out everything from connected bottle openers to automated window blinds, keyless locks, and security cameras that text you when someone breaks into your home.These technologies can offer unprecedented levels of information and automation. But with so many potential places to start, it’s time to get smart about setting up a smart home of your own.Curbed checked in with a handful of experts including Nest Platform Head Greg Hu, Canary co-founder & Chief Design Officer Jon Troutman, Amazon Alexa Director Charlie Kindel, IFTTT CEO Linden Tibbets, and LittleBits Director of Product Design Krystal Persaud—all to get their takes on the best smart home products and how to transform your dumb home into a smart one.

Source: How to turn your home into a smart home – Curbed

11. May 2016 · Comments Off on Apple reportedly readying HomeKit controller app  · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Apple could finally be set to include a HomeKit controller app in iOS as standard, according to reports from the MacRumors website. Two years after launching its HomeKit home automation protocol ? currently compatible with a wide range of connected devices ? the American firm is expected to present a centralised controller app at its upcoming annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

Source: Apple reportedly readying HomeKit controller app | Tech/Gadgets | Malay Mail Online

26. April 2016 · Comments Off on Make Your Home the Smartest on the Block With Connected Gear · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

I’m totally obsessed with IoT, connectivity and automation. I’ve always envisioned a dream home that is awakened or shut down by my physical or digital presence. I want music to play as I enter a room, lights to change hues based on time of day and to be able to control every aspect with the push of an app. This vision used to be a farfetched science fiction fantasy — but, not anymore. Today’s applications paired with smart devices has made th

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