Selling Your Home – Home Automation Can Help

When selling a home you want as much value for your home as you can and real estate agents will want your home to be presented in the best light to maximise value and sale price. So the questions are? Can technology play a part? Can a smart home upgrade increase your home’s resale value? Can a true smart home technology solution influence prospective buyers. We have discussed the many ways that Home Automation can be used but showing prospective buyers the: Security that can be provided through Home Automation The savings that can be made through automating light and power The control of your household devices such as a… Read More

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Home Automation Needs A Solid Network

For Home Automation to succeed in your Home / business the one prerequisite is a solid network. So what comprises a solid network ? A stable internet connection delivering “better than average” speeds. Yes you will experience dropouts – the NBN is allowed to drop out several times a day , but for the most part it should be stable. The B.One app will tell you when you have lost your internet connection. Better than average speeds means a connection that is above 9MBPS if you were on ADSL. For those that are on high speed broadband ( NBN and Wireless Providers) a minimum of 25MBPS Next you need stable… Read More

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Home Automation – Doors and Notifications

Here at Home Automation 101 we love Home Automation and the benefits it can deliver to you. Home automation is a growing sector in the tech industry that you will hear increasingly more about this year and beyond. Here are 5 more ideas that should sow the seeds of how and why you should be using Home Automation when it comes to doors in your home. Receive an alert when a door is opened – great for security and peace of mind Do you wait up at night for children to come home – have your lights automated to turn on in your bedroom when they come through the front… Read More

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Home Automation & Security – A Great Fit

Home automation and security are a great fit. We want to feel secure in our homes and when we are away from our homes , that’s where Home Automation can assist and is a fact in the times we live in. With the correct Home Automation system here are some suggestions about keeping your home / business secured and what you can achieve with a system. Receive notifications on your smartphone via an app when someone opens a door Access your cameras placed in your home via an app Give the impression that you are home by having lights and appliances go on and off at specific times Turn on… Read More

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Home Automation & Home Entertainment – A Great Fit

In a further post on the uses of Home Automation , we last posted about Home Entertainment – now we are going to address Home Entertainment and give you some ideas about how Home Automation and Home Entertainment for your home fit together. Here are 5 tips: Prioritise WiFi to a streaming device when watching Netflix etc – ideal for those homes with many devices accessing the internet When you watch a movie have the lights dim gradually over 7 seconds When you press pause when watching the movie, bring the lights up by 30% Have your TV in your home automatically turn on to your favorite channel when you… Read More

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