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...]

5 Age in Place Technology Products You’ve Probably Never Seen

Age in place technology products have been enjoying a lot of media attention as of late. I don't know what consumers feel about some of these new products, since a lot of companies seem to be building things without actually asking people if they would use them. (But, that's another story.) However, there are a few very cool and unique aging in place technology products … [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...]

Home Automation Can Be a Help for Family Caregivers

  As a caregiver, you want the best possible quality of life for your loved one. You want them to be safe, comfortable and enjoy their home life. Well, home automation can be a help for family caregivers, helping you have more peace of mind knowing they are doing just that. In a previous article, we discussed how home automation and aging in place are a perfect match. … [Read more...]