Noonlight: Imagine Your Devices Working Together to Save Your Life

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Noonlight, which until recently went by the name SafeTrek, launched five years ago with a smartphone app that lets you summon help without saying a word. Crossing a darkened parking lot in the early hours? Just press and hold the button on the screen. Release it, and the app calls 911 unless you enter a PIN. The service costs $3 …

How to Design a Hidden Home Theater or Media Room

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Choosing the right home theater or media room system for your aesthetic needs requires planning and knowing the different products available to make your vision a reality. In this post, we explore several different types of hidden displays and speakers you can choose from. Hidden Displays The main feature of an amazing home theater or media room is the display, …

8 Future Tech Innovations That Will Change The Way We Live

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There is little doubt that advances in science and technology will have a major effect on housing, transport, work, shopping and our diet. A recent study was put together by Vodafone and YouGov.  They surveyed nearly 13,000 adults in 14 countries about their perception of the future. The results revealed that people of all ages think that technological innovation will have the most …

CEDIA 2017: New Home Technology Products Shine in San Diego

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The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, better known as CEDIA, is where all the best installers, custom home integrators, and media go to learn about the coolest new gadgets in the custom home theater and home automation industry. This is where futuristic dreams come true; the show is jam-packed with brand-new tech that will ultimately wind up inside the …

The 5 Most Desireable Home Automation Features in 2017

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When it comes to home automation solutions, there is no such thing as one size fits all. As an integrated home automation specialists, AHT Residential thrives on customizing home control solutions to fit our clients lifestyles. Every project requires unique customization, but there are a few home automation features to every project that almost every client desires. Below are 5 …

Interior Design App Hutch Makes Designing Your Space that Much Easier

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While late to the party of industries that have been significantly disrupted by technology, interior design is finally turning a new page with Hutch – the interior design app that takes a photo of your room and virtually redecorates it. Recently, Zillow, the online real estate platform, invested 10 million in the technology. This new investment means that Hutch has raised …

The State of Home Automation: The Driving Force Behind the Global Demand

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Across the world, home automation solutions are increasingly in demand.  Nations from North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific are continuing to see a high growth rate for home automation services. Additionally, home automation systems have evolved over the years to offer complete home care and management solutions that not only help reduce a consumer’s overall power consumption, but …

3 Emerging Home Technology Products to Watch in 2017

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For our latest posts, we have complied three emerging technology companies that are seeking to change the way people live and interact with their surroundings. Welle “World’s first sonar based gesture control gadget that can make any surface interactive.” Welle is a smart device that instantly turns any surface into a smart controller using embedded Sonar and a highly sensitive …

Home Control Via Text Messaging: Going Beyond Voice Control

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Over the past six months voice control has made a major splash with home automation manufacturers integrating Amazon’s voice control application, Alexa, with their devices. But not everyone thinks the future of communicating with the Internet of Things will be via voice. For example, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, recently designed Jarvis, his own voice-powered AI home automation, and discovered he preferred communicating …

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Crestron Powered AI Home: Jarvis

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Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, built an AI robot powered by Crestron hardware that can control elements of his smart home and learn his families tastes and preferences. He calls the AI robot Jarvis. After coding and designing the system, Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook that artificial intelligence is both more advanced and more limited than he anticipated. Zuckerberg was surprised that it …