In 1999, Disney released a comedy/science fiction movie about a family who wins a computerized home of the future, making the term “smart home” a household name. It was then that many people realized technology can simplify our lives in more ways than we could ever imagine. Fast-forward to 2017, the term “home automation” is what’s on everyone’s mind and it’s not going anywhere.
Imagine being able to control your home from anywhere in the world. From locking your front door, changing the temperature and even closing your window shades — you can now do it all from your smartphone. Now with digital assistants such as Siri, Alexa and Cortana, the limits on home automation are endless.
I am sure you are thinking why is a security company writing about home automation. That is because home security is at the center of modern day home automation. With crime and burglaries on the rise, the ability to secure and monitor your home directly from your smart phone is a crucial part of owning a home.
Join us over the next few weeks as we take a deep dive into home automation and show you how it can simplify and safeguard your life.