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?
As technology evolves, creators continue to find new and exciting ways to help integrate it into our lives. One modern adaptation that has occurred within the technology industry is the introduction of the smart home. Right now, you can walk into many local stores and find countless pieces of technology designed to help you run your home “smarter.”
Whether you are planning on selling your home in the very near future or just want to know if smart home technology is a good investment, the answer will be the same! Today, more than ever, adding some key smart home technology or home automation items will definitely raise your property values…and of course make your life a little easier.
Being involved in home audio / video, this is a question we obviously we get all the time, and the answer is always the same…YES! Today, we’re going to talk about why, during new construction or remodeling, you should definitely take advantage of hiding the speaker wires (and any other structured wiring you may be doing) while you can.
Are you building a new home or planning a major house renovation? In this post I’m going to discuss 7 things you should consider pre-wiring during construction. Of course, I may be a little biased, but I can tell you from countless client interactions, many folks regret not planning ahead for basic technologies in their new home.
Mention the phrase “Smart Home” or “Home Automation” and immediately visions of the Jetsons start to swirl. Although we may not have flying cars and a conveyor belt to get us dressed in the morning, home technology has definitely come a long way. What’s even better is that home automation has grown and evolved to focus more on providing comfort and convenience instead of glitz and glamor. Today, much of the available technology for your home is rooted in making your life easier and adding a level of safety.
(Published in Local Life Magazine) Today’s smart homes are smarter than ever, and you don’t have to build a new home to make it a…
Home automation and wireless sound tops Gadget Gal’s gift ideas (As seen in Local Life) By Christina Gomez Do you find yourself in the same…
In today’s video, we will walk you through how to set up an alarm function inside the Sonos app. Your Sonos has many awesome functions and one very underused trick is using Sonos as an alarm.
The rise of Amazon’s Echo and the Google Home Assistant has created a massive marketplace for manufacturers to integrate everyday devices with the ability to be activated by simple voice commands.