A hitch on the way to a smart home

Thanks to increasingly accessible and affordable home automation systems, your house will soon be able to do a lot of neat tricks.

But before you turn your dwelling into the home of the future, you’ll have to make sure you have a well-matched set of devices.

Recently released or soon-to-hit-the-market devices and services will allow you to configure your air conditioner so that it starts cooling your house as you return from work, no matter what time that may be. They’ll also turn off all your lights and lock all your doors as soon as your head hits your pillow at night. While at work, you’ll be able to unlock the door for a child who forgot her key by simply telling your phone to let her in.

Read more: http://www.buffalonews.com/business/technology/a-hitch-on-the-way-to-a-smart-home-20150713

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