Home Automation

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

What The Northwest Could Learn From Japan’s Eco-Friendly ‘Smart Homes’ – Jefferson Public Radio

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Recovering from a big earthquake and tsunami has lead Japan to invest in new communities called “smart cities” with interconnected electric cars, solar panels and advanced energy-saving technology. They’re eco-friendly, and they’re also better prepared for when the next big one hits because they’re filled with “smart homes” that supply their own power when disaster strikes. There’s nothing quite like these “smart homes” in the Pacific Northwest, but Hillsboro resident…

What The Northwest Could Learn From Japan’s Eco-Friendly ‘Smart Homes’ – OPB News

Monday, May 22, 2017

Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield figured out how to use her electric cars as a backup power source for her home in case of emergencies. Cassandra Profita/EarthFix Recovering from a big earthquake and tsunami has lead Japan to invest in new communities called “smart cities” with interconnected electric cars, solar panels and advanced energy-saving technology. They’re eco-friendly, and they’re also better prepared for when the next big one hits because they’re filled with “smart homes”…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Monday, May 22, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

What The Northwest Could Learn From Japan’s Eco-Friendly ‘Smart Homes’ – OPB News

Monday, May 22, 2017

Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield figured out how to use her electric cars as a backup power source for her home in case of emergencies. Cassandra Profita/EarthFix Recovering from a big earthquake and tsunami has lead Japan to invest in new communities called “smart cities” with interconnected electric cars, solar panels and advanced energy-saving technology. They’re eco-friendly, and they’re also better prepared for when the next big one hits because they’re filled with “smart homes”…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Monday, May 22, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Monday, May 22, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Monday, May 22, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

New privacy concerns as homes become smart homes – KGUN

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Forget the old TV show “The Jetsons.” The voice-activated smart home of the future is already here. All you need is a few gadgets, a control center and your voice, and you can control dozens of things in your house. That’s because Amazon’s Echo—and the similar Google Home—is about to change our lives dramatically.  Despite what many people thought when they were first released, these little canisters are not just gadgets…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

New privacy concerns as homes become smart homes – Story – KTTS

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Forget the old TV show “The Jetsons.” The voice-activated smart home of the future is already here. All you need is a few gadgets, a control center and your voice, and you can control dozens of things in your house. That’s because Amazon’s Echo—and the similar Google Home—is about to change our lives dramatically.  Despite what many people thought when they were first released, these little canisters are not just gadgets…

New privacy concerns as homes become smart homes – ABC2 News

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Forget the old TV show “The Jetsons.” The voice-activated smart home of the future is already here. All you need is a few gadgets, a control center and your voice, and you can control dozens of things in your house. That’s because Amazon’s Echo—and the similar Google Home—is about to change our lives dramatically.  Despite what many people thought when they were first released, these little canisters are not just gadgets…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…

‘Smart’ homes that turn the lights and kettle on for you – Daily Mail

Friday, May 19, 2017

Do you really still turn on your kettle using a switch? Oh, and I bet you still answer your front door. You probably even operate the lights manually. Or have a traditional burglar alarm. Home automation (putting all your domestic appliances online so they can be controlled from a central unit such as an iPad or iPhone) will render all those actions as quaint as using a telephone box or…