Tag Archives: Innovation

When do smart homes just become homes?

These days, we use the term “smart home” to differentiate homes that allow for centralized, automated control over lighting, climate, security, and entertainment from those that don’t. Yet a day may come when this distinction becomes obsolete and almost comical. … Continue reading

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Imagine if your home was smart enough to do this…

The smart home is full of possibilities. As evidence, we need look no further than the attention it demands in mainstream publications. What we mean is that just about every article about home technology starts with an Imagine if…, an … Continue reading

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How automation is making modern cities more efficient

Now the focus of some of the world’s biggest companies, automated homes and buildings are in full view. On a quieter front, however, we’re also moving toward more automated, energy-efficient cities. There are a few concepts that have been deployed, … Continue reading

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Getting everyone to think like an early adopter

Since its debut, home automation has never lacked a core group of excited and dedicated followers. It did, however, until recently struggle in gaining broader acceptance. In Simon Sinek’s book “Start with Why”, he introduces a concept he calls the … Continue reading

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