Doorbot Doorbell Camera Shark Tank Story

As home automation continues to revolutionize the world of home security, one product has an interesting back story. In 2013, inventor Jamie Siminoff went onto ABC’s show, "Shark Tank," to...

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The Benefits of Home Automation: A Guide for 2018

Why should you invest in home automation? What are the benefits of home automation -- and are there any drawbacks? Home automation has been extensively improved in the last year, with a...

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Home Automation Ideas for 2018: Three Things to Try

Are you a sci-fi superfan who is obsessed with getting your hands on some of the future technologies you see in movies and on TV? Although, most of the high-tech gadgets from Star Trek may...

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Home Automation for the Blind: Three Projects to Try

Whether you have had a visual disability for most or all of your life, or have recently experienced a major loss in vision to the point of legal blindness, the...

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Smart Door Locks that Work with Alexa: Your Options for 2018

Amazon's Alexa makes it easy to play songs, get answers to your questions and even control wifi-enabled devices with just your voice. If you already have an Echo in your home why not...

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Retrofitting Your Home with Smart Lighting: What’s the easiest way?

Want to have lights that can be any color or brightness? Want to be able to control your lights with your smartphone -- from anywhere? You can do this through...

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Amazon Echo for the Elderly: a User’s Guide

Many elderly are fully capable of living independently, but their children and relatives may still worry about them. A device that is supporting senior living is Amazon’s Echo. When I told...

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Home Automation for New Construction: Starting From Scratch

Starting from scratch is often the best way to get started with home automation. When building a home, you can be sure to hard wire all of your automation in....

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Locking Up for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is approaching, which means that most couples are making plans for a romantic evening of dining and movies. This also means that their homes will be unoccupied for...

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Home Alarm Systems For Apartments: 4 Options

Do you need to install a home alarm system in your apartment? You generally have four different options, depending on your own skill with technology and your own concerns regarding...

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