Imagining a home that is capable of doing some of its tasks by itself is no longer a vision of the future. Technology has penetrated in our lives with such force that it has now revolutionised our homes. Today, our homes havsmarter and greatly increasing our comfort.
Home automation system is the use of computers to automatically, and even remotely, control basic functions in the residential building. An automated home is also called a smart home. Thus, some functions and activities are carried out without the intervention of people who live there. These systems are usually integrated through remote control networks, which are either wired or wireless.
Among the advantages that domotics bring to our daily life, the main one has to be the high degree of comfort that they provide to the occupants of a house.
Lighting is one of those aspects in which home automation has made an impact in terms of comfort. The current mechanisms allow an almost complete automation of turning the lights on and off. Sensor detectors activate or deactivate them without anyone having to do this task thrmselves. It is even possible to automatically adjust lighting to provide the right amount of light in the rooms.
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Another key aspect for the comfort of a home is the air conditioning. This system has also reached a high degree of automation. Controlling the heating or cooling systems not only affects the indoor air quality, but it will also save energy. The home automation system allows you to programme the air conditioning units in advance in the entire home or in certain rooms, depending on your needs and preferences.
Other devices, such as blinds, doors, windows, garage doors and even smart appliances, can also be programmed to function remotely without the need to be physically there.
We can not forget the immense possibilities that the home automation system and its high level of programming and personalisation grant us when it comes to enjoying our home. To give an example, every person who lives in your home can create a specific profile called, "scenes", which simultaneously launches a series of preferences for adjusting light intensity according to their liking, playing their favourite music, and turning on the TV to watch a movie.
In addition, comfort becomes even greater if we consider these systems' ease of use. Controlling all these aspects remotely from the mobile phone or laptop will give us a sense of independence like we have never experienced or dreamed before.