From DIY solutions to professionally installed systems, find out what you need to know before you choose a solution to suit your home and budget. Learn from industry experts Richard Millson, CEO of Millson Technologies in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Rich Black, director of Residential Product Management at Lutron. In this article they explained key technologies, clear up misconceptions and answer questions about the many aspects of home control.
What is Home Control?
Though home control is emerging as the next must-have technology for homeowners, the term itself isn’t the only term used to identify it. You may hear it referred to as home monitoring, home automation, smart home, or connected home. Home control can be used in a limited capacity in single spaces, or throughout your entire home, including outdoors. Today, there are very few limitations as to what can be controlled or monitored using this technology.
Some of the most popular examples of home control include:
Dedicated Remote Controls, In-Wall Switches and Interfaces, Smartphone and Tablet Apps