Thinking about automating something? Looking for inspiration? Check out our recommendations for scenarios like how to: “automate a small house”, “automate your parents house”, “automating shared spaces”.  These scenarios provide ideas to get you rolling and insights to help avoid common pitfalls.  You will also find market overviews and case studies in The Big PIcture section.

The Home Automation Trap – 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid

The Home Automation Trap – 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid

Home automation should always make your life measurably better.  You may want to expand your home automation but when you are considering adding a device or tool for your home make sure that you are not being influenced by sales tactics - the device should meet your...

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Shared Spaces

Shared Spaces

One of the trickiest things about making parts of your home ‘smart’ can be having them recognize and work well for multiple people.  It is great to have your thermostat save you money while you are away or your lights automatically turn off or your garage door to...

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Home Automation

Home Automation can cover a lot of ground; everything from very mundane things like sensor lights to elaborate setups and scenes with dozens of devices and sensors. In this article we quickly cover the fundamentals of home automation

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