Smart Home Automation Do Chores
Smart home automation systems can automate household chores so you donâ€™t have to do them.
17:57 24 May 2017
Smart home automation systems offer consumers convenient solutions to automating chores so they don’t have to be done manually. Through home automation, actions such as turning on your kettle, answering your front door, and operating lights would soon be as quaint as using a telephone box or renting a VHS tape.
Due to the convenience they offer, there is now a growing demand for smart home automation systems.
Katrina Mills, buyer at John Lewis's Connected Home department, said: 'Sales of smart home technology are up by 160 per cent this year. Our bestselling products include the Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Cam. The Nest Learning Thermostat has technology that adapts to your habits, turning heating off in unused rooms and on in occupied areas.’
Other devices that are increasing in popularity include the Nest Cam and the Canary Home monitoring camera that send camera feeds to smartphones. Both are equipped with in-built alarm and night vision.
However, for homes to become truly smart, strong and reliable internet connection is a key.
Katie Sparrevohn, of London Residential AV Solutions, said: 'The wired and wireless networks within a property are now the most important foundation for any smart home,'
'So our bestselling products are our wifi systems, which are robust and rarely fail.' hbor wc a ' The systems also come with a battery back-up in case of power cuts. That's all very well, but if you struggle to set the clock on your microwave, how easy will you find it to use a fully automated home?