Wireless technology takes the hassle out of home automation

“You’re going to totally love this,” the electrician said as he pulled speaker wires through my wall. “Totally plug-and-play. Once I set it up, you never have to reboot or refresh the device, and you control it with your iPhone.”

The device was the music system called Sonos, and while the electrician was sincere, I remained skeptical. Has there ever been an Internet- or remote-controlled appliance that was maintenance-free? I’ve had satellite and cable television before, you know. (Never, ever hide a DVR behind a wall.)

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/chesapeake-home/ph-mg-cl-smart-homes-20141021-story.html

Popular posts from this blog

Commercial Automation Leader SOMFY Joins ZigBee

Voice-controlled fully automated home

Smart home: Connected household appliances and systems on the rise, sometimes working together