Home automation: Smart Houses

One of the most daydreamed ideas is the “home automation” case.. A smart home has numerous advantages as far as concerned With the , all the electrical devices installed in a house can be controlled remotely while the owners are away. All credit goes to smart devices which make up the smart home.

The Internet of Things allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration between the physical world and computer-based systems, resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure. The positive aspects are numerous:

  • Safety will be boosted. Being able to unlock and open the doors or windows by using remote control applications is one of the most highlighted features. When at work or on holidays, the owners will be able to check if the doors and windows are locked. Also, they will be informed if the sensors detect a person trying to intrude. Moreover, fire and leak detection feature is a benefit. The use of sensors will prevent any damages and save lives.
  • Energy efficiency will be benefited by the use of technology. Owners will be able to control the heating, ventilation and air conditioning to adjust the room temperature and switch or dim the lights. +++
  • Saving time – people will be able to remote control entertainment devices like the television or the radio. Also, sometimes, the doorbell sound is annoying because you have to go and check who is on the door. In the future smart homes, this is going to eradicate thanks to the existence of remote controlling. Applications will be introduced that will give the option to the user to control all the devices including the laundry machine, oven etc.

The massive evolution of electronic devices including smartphones, the internet and the creative mind thinking of companies like Google and Microsoft etc will bring many more changes in the home. In the future homes will be different from what they are today, as the automation systems and functions will. These technologies will become a trend and they will expand to office and public spaces as well. Fingers crossed for the digital automated society.