Home Automation Articles

Home Automation Articles for Aging in Place

Home automation opens up a whole new world to those aging in place. By using this home technology, the automated home can provide a greater level of safety, security, enjoyment and quality of life. These articles are a good place to start learning about specific home automation technologies that can help those wanting to create their forever home.

Smart Home Innovations. You Have to Watch This!

  Smart home innovations are a hot topic. Nearly every day I hear about a new product or concept. Home automation presents new opportunities for older consumers and their families in the areas of home comfort, safety and lifestyle. I've spent a few years anticipating the time when we would have smart home innovations supporting the independent living efforts of older … [Read more...]

Home Security and Surveillance

Home security and surveillance can be an exciting and beneficial combination to add to your home or home automation system. Adding video surveillance can help you keep an eye of your home, and ensure your family members are safe and secure. Home security and surveillance systems allow you to view live video of your home over the Internet on a computer's web browser, or … [Read more...]

Fibaro Home Intelligence

  The new Fibaro home automation system has got us a little more inspired. Their new product series aims to integrate home automation into your life on your terms and, ultimately, improve your lifestyle. Just to be clear, Fibaro does not state that their home automation system as specifically beneficial for older consumers. However, I am excited about this product … [Read more...]

DIY Home Automation or Professionally Installed?

  Deciding whether to have a DIY home automation system or have it professionally installed is a personal choice. Many people like the challenge of a technical project, but others do not. It depends on how interested you are in home automation or if you just like what it can do for you. Of course, expense is another factor, since some people aging in place have less … [Read more...]

What is a Home Automation System?

  What is a home automation system and what does it do? A home automation system is a network of sensors, controllers, switches, interfaces and devices that allow a person to have control over the devices connected to the network, including responses to certain events. A home automation network can be wired, wireless (WiFi) or a combination of both. A home automation … [Read more...]