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TAGS: #IAMCEDIA | CEDIA | Home Automation | Smart Home Automation | Technologist
With the myriad smart home technology devices on the market today, how do you know which is not only the best, but which is best for you? Smart locks and security devices are great to have, but they’re much more valuable if they’re integrated into your home’s control system. Lighting control, motorized window shades and automated garage control are not only convenient, but also a great way to mimic that someone is home while you’re away…particularly if you can access them remotely. So, of all the innovative must-have technologies out there, how do you determine the best solution for you – for now, for tomorrow and beyond?
TAGS: CEDIA | Control Systems | Home Technology Integrator | Smart Home | Smart Home Automation
More than incorporating various electronic components, an electronics systems contractor integrates your lifestyle – in your home, in your office, at the gym, while you’re away. In today’s digital world, it’s what we’ve come to expect. Don’t let those expectations fall short.
3 (more) steps for choosing the right home automation professional
TAGS: CEDIA | Commercial Automation | Smart Home Automation
In our last blog, we discussed the variety of what constitutes “smart” home technology systems (including lighting and shading control, whole home audio and video distribution, home theaters and media rooms, energy management, surveillance, networking, video conferencing and much more), and said we’d be dedicating 2 blog editions to helping you find the right smart home expert.
In that edition, we presented the importance of starting with a plan, doing your research online, and recommended appraising the work of the firms with which you might be partnering. Again, if you live in the West Michigan area or beyond, we hope to have the opportunity to work on your custom electronics project. But, even if you work with someone besides Automation Design + Entertainment, we still want to make sure you are armed with the information required to make the best hire. Once you have a number of prospective integration firms, it’s time to dig a little deeper: