Home Automation

Microsoft to dabble in Home Automation

July 23, 2013

Software giant Microsoft wants you to install Windows in your home. No, not the kind made of glass––the company’s researchers have been busy developing software that will make it easier for homes to be automated, controlled and monitored via Internet connectivity. Although there are many home technology devices that have Internet capabilities––security cameras, thermostats, and most […]

02392039203

What is Home Automation?

June 27, 2013

What is home automation? When clients call Electronics Design Group for advice on how to automate their homes, oftentimes they’re unsure of what exactly automation is (and how it fits into the “smart home” model), let alone the level of automation that they want to attain. Drawing from almost 26 years of experience, EDG put […]

02392039203

Introducing the Nest Learning Thermostat

October 28, 2011

No more programming, no more constantly changing the temperature. The Nest Learning Thermostat programs itself in a week to keep you comfortable and save energy.

02392039203

The Future of Home Technologies

September 8, 2011

CEDIA offers a sneak peek of what’s available and what’s coming.

02392039203

Study Says 12 Million Home Automation Systems by 2016

August 19, 2011

Despite a dim economy, home automation is on the rise. According to new numbers from ABI Research, 1.8 million home automation systems shipped globally this year. That number is expected to explode by 2016, when the research firm expects about 12 million systems to get sent out.

02392039203

New Telephone from Savant Works with iPod Touch

July 19, 2011

“It’s ironic that we are all telecom guys and it took us this long to do a phone system,” says Jim Carroll, president of Savant, speaking of the company’s soon-to-ship Telephony Solution product. But judging from the reaction from one integrator, it might have been worth the wait. By the time CEDIA Expo 2011 arrives, Savant […]

02392039203

Automation via the Weather

July 13, 2011

Alarm.com releases Extreme Temps automation for heating, cooling your home more efficiently. It’s a baking hot day. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some automated control over your air conditioner, so you don’t run up a hefty bill to cool your home while you’re stuck at work?Alarm.com says it has the answer. The company’s emPower […]

02392039203

Multiple Images the Modern Way

Picture-in-picture was once state-of-the-art, but we are way beyond that now. Dig this from the Sept./Oct. 1987 issue of Electronic House: Double Play allows users to scan channels on the smaller screen without interrupting views on the bigger screen. VCR is required. Now you can forget that old picture-in-picture stuff. Today you have picture next […]

02392039203

Five Things to Know About Lighting Control

July 5, 2011

First off, unless you’ve been exposed to advanced lighting control at a friend’s house or in a dealer’s showroom, you probably don’t even know what the term refers to. For most people, lighting control consists of on/off switches and dimmers, placed at the entrances to rooms or on lamps. The truth is, lighting control can […]

02392039203

  • Contact Us

    ANY INFORMATION COLLECTED IN THIS MANNER IS NEVER SHARED WITH ANYONE UNLESS EXPRESSLY REQUESTED BY THE USER. WE DO NOT SELL OR REVEAL USER INFORMATION TO ANYONE.

  • Description of Project: