A high-end system and a status symbol, automation is becoming a staple in modern homes and offices. Whether it’s for individuals (residential automation) or businesses (commercial automation), its many advantages make automation the logical new way to inhabit our spaces.
But this new, slightly futuristic world can be overwhelming. What exactly is automation and why do you need it? Why does it seem like the only thing people are talking about these days? As automation professionals, we’re happy to answer your questions.
Home automation is a concept that represents a variety of techniques and services that combine telecommunications and computing in a specific environment. The so-called “smart”, “connected” or “automated” space integrates many of those techniques and services to help an individual or a group of people control features remotely. The control of the different systems and subsystems of a property (heating, doors, lights, etc.) is therefore centralized and users can configure the way their smart house or smart business behaves.
Home automation control systems allow you to manage a variety of equipment in your spaces, and manage them as needed: the sound system, home theatre, lighting, temperature, alarm system, smart blinds, and many other elements. They are also always accessible, thanks, in part, to the Internet. You can use your smart phone, tablet or go on a website to control, remotely, the systems in your home or commercial space.
Home automation offers a comfort like no other. This « brain » dedicated to the management of your environment, makes like simple and enjoyable. In addition, “smart” management of your heating, air conditioning and lighting provides you economic savings (link in french) by better conserving energy wthout compromising comfort. Even more, home automation systems are practical, easy to use and you can manage them remotely.
Home automation centralizes the (remote) management of nearly all systems found in homes or other spaces, both for the interior and exterior. You can even have individualized settings for each person according to their personal preferences: water temperature when taking a shower, intensity of the lighting (see smart light), automatic feedings for pets, opening and closing blinds depending on natural light and the time of day (see smart blinds), the automatic configuration of maintenance robots, garden sprinkler control, temperature control (see home automation temperature), etc.
The possibilities of home automation are only as limited as your imagination, needs and budget.
Câble&Son and its team are here to provide you answers on all your home automation questions. We’re passionate about the possibilities by this exciting field, so ask away!