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Articles tagged with: Smart Home

The Many Benefits of Automating Your Wine Cellar

The Many Benefits of Automating Your Wine Cellar

Smart home technology often invokes thoughts of temperature control, automated lighting and shades, voice-control entertainment and security. What you might not realize is that this technology extends beyond practicality and into your wine collection. 

TAGS: Grand Rapids | Holland | home automation | home technology | Kalamazoo | MI | oenophile | smart home | wine cellar | wine collection | wine collector

Meet Josh, Your Home's New Interface. Life Just Got Even Easier.

The little luxury interface that changes everything

Meet Josh, Your Home's New Interface. Life Just Got Even Easier.

You’re enjoying the comforts and conveniences of having an automated home. Your smart home has been professionally integrated, complete with various features and devices from top-of-line systems like Creston, Control4 and Lutron. From HVAC to lighting, shades, fans, door locks – even your Kaliedescape Movie Server – all your systems are seamlessly integrated and controlled across touchpanels and keypads. And maybe you’ve even added an Amazon Echo or Google Home. How could controlling your systems get an easier than that?

TAGS: ai | artificial intelligence | connectivity | home automation | interface | josh | joshai | natural language | smart | smart home | voice control | whole home solutions

Smart Home Technology is Taking the Real Estate Market by Storm

Smart Home Technology is Taking the Real Estate Market by Storm

By now, you’ve probably heard about – if not seen for yourself – Amazon’s Alexa commercial at this year’s Super Bowl. You might even belong to the 25 percent of people who own some kind of smart home product (like Alexa). 

What you might not have heard is that smart home technology is taking the real estate industry by storm. In fact, AI and other smart home technology can actually increase the resale value of most West Michigan homes – an important factor to consider now that more and more Millennials are buying homes and interested in smart, connected devices. 

TAGS: connected home | home automation | Real Estate | smart home