Thanks to these companies, home automation has just become a whole lot easier
Home automation has always been a hot topic among the tech savvy people, but for the past few years, it has also gained interest among the mainstream homeowners. There are also many Hobbyists and Tinkerers who are working to automate things on their own using microcontrollers.
However, when we think about home automation, we can never be contented, no matter how much advancements it has made. The main reason for it is because we’re lazy when it comes to household chores or maybe it’s because we grew up watching The Jetsons and Star Trek.
The home automation technologies have been improving every year and there are so many products available in the market that has made our life easy. For instance, the iRobot Roomba vacuums and cleans the floor for you, so that you don’t have to do it.
There are even products that can automatically water your garden while you are enjoying with your family or watching TV. Latest security cameras in the market start recording video only when they detect motion and you can even watch the live feed or view the previously recorded footage.
The latest Home automation technologies integrate with various electrical systems in our home to provide complete control over every light, electrical appliance and compatible peripheral on our smartphone or tablet. The latest home automation technologies have also enhanced home security systems to a great extent.
Now, you have the power to control your home’s locks remotely with your smartphone. You can unlock the door for your friend or any other person you know while you are driving a car or working at the office and unlock it when they leave (Isn’t that Amazing!). You don’t have to worry about giving the keys to your friends and think whether they locked your door or not.
The main aim of these latest automation systems is to banish your concerns over unnecessary home energy expenditures and end your worries whether you locked the main door at home or not. Automating your sweet home gives you peace of mind by making your life easier than before and also saves electricity.
There is no doubt in saying that Home automation systems are advancing day by day. Also, every electrical appliance is getting smarter features day by day; making it easier for them to interact with the Smart home. Home automation systems should not just work with home-based devices, they should work to be more energy efficient.
There are various new trends that can be observed in the Smart Home industry showing interest in energy efficiency. There is a latest product in the market that can even solve the problem of battery replacement in all the electronic devices of automation systems.
Replacing batteries have always been an issue with us because we usually forget to replace them. K3OPS, a leading company in the field of home automation have tried to solve this major problem of battery replacements with their latest Stick’N Charge technology.
WEI Xin and Alexandre Despallieres, the founders of K3OPS, with YUAN Jun their partner in Home Energy Management and friend, said there will be more and more connected devices in the future and their latest Stick’N Charge technology not only eliminates the use of batteries, but also is a step towards safeguarding our environment. It is the missing element in our Smart Home Systems that can make our smartphones and all connected devices ‘Really smart!’
Home Energy Management will play a vital role in reducing environmental impacts of generating energy since electricity demands remain in constant growth. More and more business organizations should join hands together to work on energy efficiency and find new renewable sources of energy.
According to a market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global home automation market was valued at $4.4 billion worldwide in 2013. It is growing at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 26.3% and will be worth more than $21 billion in 2020.