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View Full Version : Home Automation Is Fire Hot!

Hooch Tan
01-19-2012, 12:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.ehomeupgrade.com/2012/01/16/momentum-increase-for-home-automation-technology/' target='_blank'>http://www.ehomeupgrade.com/2012/01...ion-technology/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"As a number of the country&rsquo;s biggest telecommunications and cable organizations keep making their drive into the home security industry, the usage of home automation technology has increased substantially."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1326922137.usr20447.jpg" style="border: 0px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>I have been seeing an increasing amount of advertising and solutions coming out that tout home automation and security.&nbsp; It looks as if companies are finally starting to notice that a lot of us like to know what is going on at home while we are away, or even to be able to control things in our homes with a wave of the hand.&nbsp; Of course, the technology has vastly improved over the years.&nbsp; Commercial solutions for home automation components like Zigbee and Z-Wave have risen to replace the old X-10 standard that I not so fondly remember.&nbsp; Costs are still high, but have come down, and the polish on setup and interfaces have improved.&nbsp; Even without going with your cable provider, you also have options such as Logitech.&nbsp; I am certain that in a few more years, home automation and security should be in the reach of most of us without much work.&nbsp; Have you set up your own dream home?&nbsp; What did you use and how did you accomplish it?</p>