29 Jan '12, 9pm

Making your Home Smarter:

Making your Home Smarter: Automation The convenience and security of home automation are undeniable, and more and more people are using it. Not only that, a smart home can be an energy-efficient one, as you have more control of your appliances. It is always nice to have your lights automatically dim as you leave your room or play your favourite song just by clapping your hands. Home automation might cost a bit to install but the benefits are worth the investment. Defining a “Smart” Home A smart home incorporates a network that connects appliances and devices. This network allows anything that utilises electricity to communicate with each other and respond to your commands. Controlling the devices could be done using a computer, wireless controller, or by voice. The system can be similar to a personal assistant who awaits your every beck and call. Lighting, home theatre, se...

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