People’s imaginations really start to fly when they think about home automation systems. For many people the image which they think of when they hear about home automation is something similar to the futuristic homes from classic 90’s movies, with talking walls and robot butlers. The truth of the matter is that modern home automation is much more practical than its fictitious portrait from science fiction movies. Many millions of people count on home automation features to help them perform all kinds of routine daily tasks. Using information given to us by www.avconnectonline.com, in order to sketch an image of the modern home automation system and its three most common functions.
Home automation is most commonly used to make home audio systems more easy and fun to use. Most folks are surprise when they learn that the number one use for home automation systems today is simply allowing the home’s occupants to select music and volume setting from any place in the home. The modern home audio systems are controlled by voice activated remotes that allow users to play and song at any time. People can simply call out the name of the song they want to hear at the moment and it will start playing. If a call should come into the house or occupant’s cellphone during a song, the sound system puts the music on pause in order to let the user answer the call if so desired. People can also find the exact levels they want by simply calling out commands such as, “more bass” or “less treble.” The combination of an automation system with a good speaker system is a dream come true for music lovers today.
The second most useful basic function of a home automation system is the alarm system. Modern alarm systems work so much better today than they did in the past, and that is thanks mostly to the introduction of alarm system functions into automation features. Homes with automation don’t need key pads and secret codes to activate or shut down alarm systems, they simply use voice recognition to control all aspects of their alarms. If a homeowner is in trouble they can even use specific words to communicate to the automation system that a loved one or emergency service should be reached. The largest alarm system companies in the country have already joined teams with the major home automation system provider in order to provide a better integrated system to their customers.
Finally, the third most useful feature of an alarm system is the energy saving setting that now comes on almost all automation systems. Home automation systems are now built to save energy which can be attributed to the climbing costs of gas and electricity, as well as the more green minded people of today. Energy saving automation can turn off lights when people are not using a room, and reduce AC output when people are at work or school. Modern automation systems are so good at saving energy they can even turn off the TV for users when they fall asleep while watching their favorite shows.