From smart phones to now smart TVs, it seems pretty commonly understood that if we put the qualifying word, “smart” before a tech gadget, it means that device can operate and often communicate with other gadgets intuitively and sometimes independently.
What does that mean when we talk about a Smart Home?
Basically, we’re talking about a home that is equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by phone or computer.
“With a central brain in the home, I can add lighting and thermostatic controls,” says Stephen Ellis, CEO of MGB Homes in Sarasota. “I can go in and manipulate anything, and all of that happens from my iPhone.”
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