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The WellConnectedHome highlights an average family's journey into building a home with today's technology within a budget an average family can afford.

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DIY Home Automation at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014

DIY home automation

Who are the major players in DIY Home Automation during the Consumer Electronics Show this year in Las Vegas? See our summary. . . . → Read More: DIY Home Automation at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014

Interview with Kwikset – The Future of Electronic Locks

Kevo Electronic Lock by Kwikset

We interviewed Keith Brandon, Director of Residential Access Solutions at Kwikset, to find out the convenience of electronic locks and where they are headed . . . → Read More: Interview with Kwikset – The Future of Electronic Locks

Throw Away the Key to Your Front Door!

Yale real Living Keyless Entry locks allow for a convenient way to unlock your doors without fumbling for your keys. Multiple people can have their own codes to access the door. With a ZigBee or Z-Wave controller, you can even remotely lock and unlock doors, find out when someone has opened a lock, or even program settings so the lights and music turns on once the lock has been opened. . . . → Read More: Throw Away the Key to Your Front Door!

DIY Home Control is Possible, But is it Worth it?

What DIY technologies were used in theWellConnectedHome.com to control lighting and locks.We are now considering Control 4 for further home automation. . . . → Read More: DIY Home Control is Possible, But is it Worth it?