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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!

Getting More Control in Your Home in 2013

Control4 provides a robust home automation solution where you can start small and grow with your needs with regards to controlling your home theater, lights, locks, and more. . . . → Read More: Getting More Control in Your Home in 2013

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?

The Future of Home Technology, circa 2016

Technology is being developed today to make our home more custom to our moods, actions, and needs. Kitchen backsplashes come alive, your Exercise room conforms to your workout, you Home Office becomes a command center, and your elderly parent’s room is chockfull of gadgets to help monitor their progress and safety. . . . → Read More: The Future of Home Technology, circa 2016

What is the Home Automation Market?

home technology, home automation, CEDIA, CEDIA Expo, cost of home automation, cost of home theaters, home installers, theater installers, home theater installers, home automation installers, home automation dealers . . . → Read More: What is the Home Automation Market?