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With smart home automation, you can make your house into a smart home where everyone feels at ease and connected.
When it comes to embracing the wonderful world of home automation, one of the most important things you need to keep in mind is that not all smart home hubs are created equal. A lot of people make the mistake of buying a hub from a particular smart home ecosystem and then assuming that they’re going to be able to enjoy voice automation throughout the entire house.
In our experience, we find that one of the major reasons why people run into problems with home automation in the first place ultimately comes down to the companies they “trust” to make sure everything gets set up properly.
James Harris from the TV series Million Dollar Listing explains who the Home Technology Association is and why HTA Certification is the gold standard of quality for home technology installation firms.
It is an interesting discussion to talk about all the ways that home automation, smart home technology, and all the advancements in home controls that we’ve made over the last couple years can help us ‘weather the storm’ of this virus – regardless of how serious it becomes for us.
When looking at today’s wide selection of technology, how do you ever decide which platform to go with? For the most part, market competition has chosen for us. For example, it’s the reason why we have Blu-ray discs over HD DVDs, the “https” standard for internet websites, and so on.
Over the last few years, the accuracy and speed of voice control, voice search, and voice directives has exploded and is now the norm. In fact, depending on your tech level or age demographic, instead of typing something out, you may be more inclined to use your voice to text a friend or write an email.
Many times when we discuss voice controlled technology with clients, the conversation always turns to security and privacy concerns. People want to know: what exactly are Alexa, Google, Siri and other artificial intelligence platforms listening to? Recording? What exactly is our data used for?