In simple term Home Automation means automatic homes or mechanical homes. In Home Automation most of the activities of the homes are done automatically.
In home Automation we can include electronic appliances, lighting, home security, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and other systems. Home Automation is generally used to provide much better security, ease, comfort and energy saving.
Home Automation is specially beneficial for physically disabled person, old peoples, children’s, working couples and alone women’s. Home automation system is works on the combination of the electrical appliances in a home with each other.
In Home automation system all electronic devices are connected through a network to allow control by a PC, remote, internet or mobile. With the use of the modern technology in home automation system electronic appliances are able to communicate in an integrated manner which provides benefits like security, comfort and energy efficiency.
In the year of 1966, the first home automation system was tested. In modern days Home Automation system are useful trends to change the lifestyle of the homeowners.
Basic Technology of Home Automation System
Generally in home automation system we can include below given tools and technology –
* Wi-Fi Broadband connectivity
* Video Conferencing
* IPTV links
* Centralized controls
* One remote for all gadgets
Scope of Home Automation system
Home Automation system gives the control of home heating and air conditioning systems remotely to homeowner.
By using Home Automation system, homeowner can reduce the electricity bills.
* Modern Kitchen
By installing Home Automation system, homeowner can reduce the workload in kitchen.
* Home Appliances
Home devices are works much better under the control of the home automation system.
* Audio/Video systems
* Home Security like CCTV, lock, home alarm etc
* Connected phone lines
* Watering system