While every woman wishes for a home that cleans itself,hangs out the washing, walks the dog and has a home cooked meal ready for us when we walk through the door, we’re not quite there yet! That said, the world of automation has certainly opened up a world of possibilities.
There are a variety of products on the market offering a real solution to today’s modern family. Lighting, heating, security, sound and entertainment and many more can be controlled at the touch of a button, whether you are at home or not.
There are sometimes we simply don’t want to be the center of attention. Whether home alone or just feeling the need or some increased security, an automated system could be just what you need.
Automated door phones mean you can speak to the person at your front door with a mobile handset and buzz them in without actually going to the front door. With a range of 150m, this clever system allows you to grant access from your back garden, garage or even from the bathroom, wherever you happen to be when they arrive!
The system offers an added bonus with the handsets – these can be also used as intercoms between themselves as well as the front door! (Picture)
Save money going to the flicks when you can experience the complete movie experience in your own living room. Control the lighting, temperature, surround sound, HD screen projection and seamless streaming. Sounds too good to be true, but it is actually well within the realms of possibility if you have an automated home theatre system. Go further and connect your curtains to this system so you can close all blinds immediately after selecting your movie! (Picture)
For the ultimate entertainment system throughout your entire home, you can combine the home theatre system your music system. Using wireless technology, control the volume level and type of music played in each room of the house from a central device – perfect for entertaining, or for keeping all members of the family happy!
Light up your Life
No more telling the kids to turn off the lights with an automated lighting system. Connect all of the lights in your home to a central control board, and/or to your smartphone or tablet or to a central control board, Many systems offer you the chance to set “lighting scenes” for each room of the house with the swipe of a finger. You can also opt for an “all lights out” feature so that you can be sure that every single light in your home has been turned off before you go to bed or leave home for the day. You can keep things even simpler by connecting your outdoor lights to motion sensors so they’re never left on all night. You can also attach timers to lights so they turn on and off at certain times of the day or night.
With a huge array of systems available to suit your lifestyle and make your home your friend, they certainly put the “mate” into “automated”!