For a lot of people, home automation signals that the future has arrived. Of course, the home automation industry is just getting started. In fact, the home automation industry is expected to double in size from 2016 to amount to nearly $80 billion by 2022. What’s coming in the short term and the long term for home automation users? Let’s take a look at the announcements and rumours to get a better sense of what the future holds. Your Home Assistant Is Changing Until now, voi
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When a lot of people hear about home automation they imagine scenarios like walking into a room and asking the lights to be turned on or having the television turn on and begin playing their favourite movie. However, some of the most important, impressive, and essential home automation functions do their best work when no one is around to watch the magic happen. There are a number of reasons why someone would want to break into your home. Many of those reasons are out of your
People with disabilities or mobility challenges often find that the world is not designed with them in mind. It can be difficult to reach things and perform tasks that many people take for granted. Home automation has been growing in popularity among people who suffer from these issues and those that care for them. Not only can home automation devices make life easier but these devices also give people freedom and independence that they may not have been able to enjoy before.