In the years past, setting up and using home automation systems and subsystems was a considerable pain for homeowners. You needed technical acumen and experience in setting up home automation systems. However, as the smart home market has evolved and advanced through the years, ease of use has improved and better user interfaces have been incorporated into these systems.
The ease of use of home automation systems has improved immensely, so much so that the vast majority of smart home automation systems are now considered home living aids. These systems enhance your comfort, security, home utility, and more. With that said, are these systems only meant for tech-savvy people? The short answer: no!
If you want to learn more about home automation systems, what their benefits are, and whether it’s the right fit for you regardless of your proficiency in technology, feel free to continue reading today’s blog article!
Use Of Smart Sensors Help Automate Everything
Part of what makes appliances and electronics “smart devices” is the myriad of sensors they incorporate. Aside from being able to connect to a central system, Internet-of-Things(IoT)-enabled devices also come with a myriad of sensors that enhance the device’s functionality.
Case in point, intelligent fridges are manufactured with built-in RFID barcode readers. These sensors allow the refrigerator to collect and collate data on all the items in the fridge. Such sensors allow your smart home system to track the expiry dates of food items, the number of food items, and much more. Notably, the systems are designed to track everything automatically. The good news is that you don’t have to be tech-savvy to set up anything regarding monitoring the number of food items and the expiry dates.
Another excellent example is smart lighting. Smart lights come with sensors and IoT connection capabilities. To use smart lights, purchase lights that are compatible with your automation system and connect them through the hub control system. This endeavour takes a few clicks and doesn’t involve complex technical tasks. After that, you can control the lights intuitively using the remote control systems.
Automation Tech Comes With User-Friendly Interfaces
The user interface designed for smart home automation systems has come a long way. Whether you’re controlling a device from its in-built user interface or using the central remote system, it’s all designed for ease of use. Additionally, you can rest assured you’ll learn and get to grips with using home automation quickly as the user interfaces follow conventions and golden industry standards of creating intuitive user interfaces.
In short, home automation systems are highly reliable regardless of your proficiency level in technology because it is designed with your user experience in mind.
You Can Control Everything Using Hub Remote Control Systems
While home automation in the past was difficult to control, the latest and greatest systems are inherently easy to control, monitor and use. Industry-leading companies have invested billions in designing easy-to-use products. They’ve ensured their products are easy to integrate into your home automation system through communication mediums such as Wi-Fi.
In the same vein, home automation systems makers have upped their game in designing intelligent systems that are easy to control. You don’t need to be tech-savvy to control your home automation system using voice-activated speakers such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, Apple HomePod, and Control4’s 4Sight. All you have to do is to speak commands to your voice-activated home automation system and the system will implement what you want.
Alternatively, you can use the smart home hub control or in-app control systems integrated with the home automation system. These remote controls are intuitively designed, akin to the typical remote controls. Whether you want to control the lights, music, security system, or any of the appliances connected to your smart home system, you can do everything from your smart home remote control system or mobile-app control system.
The myth that only tech-savvy people can use home automation systems does not hold true. Smart home systems have come a long way, especially on the user-friendly design front. While improvements can always be made, most smart home automation systems are easy-to-integrate into your home and use.
If you’re in the market for intuitive home automation systems that are easy to use for you and your family, look no further than Advanced Living Solutions. We have the full spectrum of home automation devices and other smart home systems, including audio-visual systems, home theatre systems, CCTV systems, access control systems, and much more.
Please call us today on (03) 9212 7999 or leave an enquiry to learn more!