WHAT IS A SMART HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM?

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Smart home technology may feel a little bit like science fiction, but just walk into the appliance section of a department store--and they’re all over the place. You may be wondering: what does smart home technology mean? Well, long story short, this is the kind of technology that communicates with each other through the internet and makes your simple house tasks easier, keeps your home more secure, and helps you save energy.

 

But why, even with all its ubiquity, do people think that “smart home technology” is difficult to understand? In this article, we talk about (1) what it is, (2) how it works, (3) and its advantages.

 

Fortunately, if you are already using a smart thermostat, a video doorbell, or just using voice commands which can all be accessed through your smartphone, then you are already halfway to understanding what smart technology is all about.

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Smart Doorbells: Features, Benefits, Advantages

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Smart doorbells integrate a host of features to serve as a home security system as well as conventional doorbell features on-demand from where ever you are.

Now more than ever, Dallas homeowners are relying on smart doorbells for their home security benefits by providing piece of mind when they are away. Whether you need to check on a package that was recently delivered, let a family member in your home, or provide instructions to the delivery team, smart doorbell technology allows you to accomplish this.

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Home or away, seeing who’s there with a video doorbell cam from a phone is more than a small convenience. Concentrating on a major work project or drawing a bath for a toddler are involved tasks. Hitting a button to see live video and confirm drop-off is sometimes essential.

Smart doorbells, including our main brands, Chime from Control4 and Ring, have clear video quality that can be accessed easily from your phone or smart home devices. With proper wifi and smart home setup, doorbell cameras can give a 150 to 180-degree field-of-vision view. Real-time, distinct video recordings of what’s right outside. IR specifications even enable night-vision and automatic security light tie-ins.

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2 Reasons Why You Need to Work With a Low Voltage Contractor

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Evolve Technologies Is the Perfect Partner for Your Next Project

If you’re an architect, custom builder, or interior designer, then you take great pride in the work that you do for your clients. Texas clients have Texas-sized expectations, so it’s essential to work with a reputable low voltage contractor for your next project. The work that we do can significantly impact the work you do, and ultimately affect client satisfaction.

Scroll below to learn two reasons why an expert in low voltage wiring is your best partner to integrate innovative smart home technologies on properties in the Highland Park area and beyond.

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From Sunrise to Sunset: A Day in the Life with a Smart Home

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Imagine a world where you can control everything in your house with the command of your voice, a tablet, or a smartphone. That means answering the door without leaving the comfort of your couch, monitoring your entire house even when you’re at work, and locking up all entrances with just one tap before you hit the sack.

Now, what if we told you that such a world exists right now?

Welcome to the world of smart homes.

What Is a Smart Home

Smart home technology connects your appliances, thermostat, locks, and more, to one main centralized system. This system can be controlled with a device such as your mobile phone and allows you to manage your house--even when you’re far from the hustle and bustle of Dallas.

To paint you a better picture, here’s what it’s like to live in a smart home.

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Bring the Concert to Your Backyard With an Outdoor Audio System

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An Outdoor Audio System is the Essential ForSpring and Summer Backyard Fun

Texans have a lot to be proud of, and one of the things at the top of that list is our barbeque. This is beef country, and we know how to cook up a good brisket. This means that backyard barbeques are an entirely different affair in this part of the South, and you had betterbring your A-game. So how is one to host the perfect barbeque? While the menu is a given, setting the right feel for your get-together means having plenty of music, entertainment, and lighting for when your University Park party goes into the wee hours of the night. And you can impress your friends with a professional automated outdoor audio system from the experts at Evolve Technologies. 

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