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Are You Ready for a Smart Fridge?

Ready to purchase a smart refrigerator? Check out the high-tech appliances currently available for the smartest homes. They’re pricey, but if you’ve got the cash to spend, the features are worth the outlay of funds. A smart refrigerator is just one of many high-tech appliances that make life in an intelligent house even easier. The [...]

Speech Recognition Technology for the Disabled

In the past, students with disabilities were forced to rely on fellow students for assistance with notes, and had difficulty expressing thoughts or questions during class. Other disabled students were unable to pursue their educational goals due to their medical limitations. Current artificial intelligence advances in natural language processing (NLP) give these students the ability [...]


Smart Home Setup: It’s not as hard as you think

Intimidated by the thought of automating your home? It does sound all futuristic and technical, but it doesn’t have to be any more difficult than programming your home electronics. Sure, you could rip out some walls and install new wiring, but why? Today’s smart homes are wireless, and so smart that they automatically detect and synch [...]

Z-Wave: A Smarter Way to Automate Your Home

Z-wave technology is more accessible to the average consumer – not only is it less expensive, but it doesn’t require ‘expert’ installation – and you can buy components on as well as from boutique smart home stores. If you’re looking to automate your home, and don’t have a huge budget, Z-wave may be the choice for [...]

Smart Home Planning Phase Two: Choosing a Platform

So, now you know all the gadgets you’d like to integrate into your home automation project – what’s next? Choosing a Home Control System You’ve got a lot of options, when it comes to home control. Before you choose between HAL2000, Control4 or Mi Casa Verde, decide whether you want to coordinate your smart appliances [...]

Victoria Nicks: Home Automation Offers Help to Seniors

Originally published by Victoria Nicks on Suite101 The growth of the “baby-boomer” senior citizen population is resulting in an upsurge in alternatives to traditional nursing homes and assisted living facilities. For many of the elderly, the ability to remain in the same home is a major consideration, but the cost of an on-site nurse or [...]

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Options for a Smart Home Setup

To create a quick smart home setup, you have a few options. First, you need a control system. Computer-based home controllers can run anywhere from 100$ or more up to close to a thousand dollars, depending on the complexity. A simpler system, such as the one below, is much less expensive. Control your lights and [...]

Smart Toilets for an Automated Bathroom!

Looking for a toilet that’ll open and shut the lid for you? Play soft music while you relax? Offer a heated seat and individualized settings? Check out these smart toilets. High-tech gadgets don’t get any higher-tech 0r gadgetey-er than this. Smart Home Automated Toilets  

Smart Home Security: Wireless Alarms

Setting up automated home security in your smart house? There are many types of access control, but wireless alarm systems provide a distinct advantage. Check out more, at Automated Home Security & Wireless Alarm Systems. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2011All Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Read OnlyLicense Summary:You may read the original content in [...]

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