Smart home products and systems include high-end custom home automation as well as DIY home automation products like wireless lighting controllers and smart door locks. Smart home systems make your life easier by integrating common features of your home under one control interface, commonly via an in-wall touchscreen or smart phone app. With a smart home automation system, you can monitor your home’s security, operate the lights, locks, whole-house music and motorized shades, and receive automated alerts when someone enters your house.

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2015 Products of the Year:
HOME AUTOMATION

Electronic House Products of the Year

Electronic House announces the winners for the 2015 Products of the Year awards. The Products of the Year awards recognize the best technologies, products and services for the Electronic House.

The award submissions were reviewed by a judging panel of several credible industry leaders along with the editors of Electronic House and CE Pro who consider

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Savant Home Automation System Connects Two Townhomes Together

EH Staff
savant home automation controls TVs lights and shades.

Most people are more than satisfied when their smart home systems can integrate the various other electronics systems and products in their home. In this article, we see how home automation even integrated two separate homes.

Well, the homes were once separate, but some creative construction actually brought two New York City homes together via

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Is Your Smart Home Safe? Testing Smart Home Security

Grant Clauser
smart home security risks

The three pillars of the smart home are convenience, reliability and security (actually I made these up, but stick with me for a while anyway). If your smart home systems and devices don’t deliver on those three criteria, are they worth it, and worse, are they creating more problems than they solve.

Possibly, according to

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