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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…

New privacy concerns as homes become smart homes – KTTS

Friday, May 19, 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

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…

European Smart Homes 2017 – 25th & 26th October – London, UK – Home Toys (press release)

Friday, May 19, 2017

Smart Homes are considered to be one of the most important technological revolutions impacting day to day life in the foreseeable future. Telecommunications operators, utilities, retail, insurance, consumer hardware, home emergency assistance providers, security companies, construction firms & property management companies are now in the process of either defining their strategy, have recently defined it, or have already launched the first generation of products & services into the European market,…

Busting the Myth -Home Automation Needs to Be Planned and Implemented at Construction Stage – PCQuest

Friday, May 19, 2017

by Ashok Pandey May 19, 2017 0 comments By Shishir Gupta, CEO at Oakter It was the sweltering summer of 2013. My friends and I decided to traverse around the city of NCR. We conducted a survey amongst home automation customers to understand their lifestyle. The deductions were surprising. We discovered that a home automation user needed to be brave. They need to be brave on at least one of…