Home Automation

Kwikset Kevo Deadbolt Lock Review - Bluetooth - No Front Door Key Needed

We're talking home automation, or possibly business automation. The Kevo concept, I think, is really great. The secret, in this case, lies in its simplicity, and in Bluetooth.  Kevo locks do not talk to your home (or...

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Honeywell WiFi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control - Home Automation Review

That will include getting the Honeywell Smart Thermostat talking to our home WiFi system, and registering the Thermostat with Honeywell (which is something that one really needs to do, for full capabilities), and look...

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Home Automation Review: Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion with Wifi

The WeMo Switch + Motion is the 2nd Belkin device added to our Smarter Home Automation Dream Home project.  Belkin provided us with two of the WeMo Switch + Motion packages.  We're still deciding on the best location to...

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Belkin WeMo Light Switch - Smart and Simple

Belkin's WeMo Light Switch, smart by way of Wifi, is the first piece of home automation to be installed in our Dream Home "Smarter Home Automation" Project.  That means we started it this past weekend.  March 8th to be...

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Smarter LED Lighting such as Philips' Hue, Saves Money, Creates Scenes, Changes the way we use Lighting!

LED lighting is great.  RGB LED lighting is even better, and making them Smart, allows one to completely rethink how one uses  lighting in both home (and commercial) environments.  Good implementation of smart LED lighting...

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Home Theater: Projector, sources power up, lights dim, screen lowers...

For those of us who are home theater enthusiasts, it's the home theater itself that is most likely to be the first part of a home to get some home automation.  Solutions for motorized screens coming down when you turn on...

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Projector Reviews & Smart Home Automation: What We're Doing

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Smart thermostats From Companies Including Honeywell and Nest, are Very Capable, Provide Real Savings

Over the next couple of years we're building out our Dream Home Project featuring  smart and affordable home automation technologies.  HVAC - basically your heating and cooling, is one of the areas of home automation which...

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Projector Reviews & Smart Home Automation: What We're Doing

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