Home Automation – You say Lazy, I say productive

Every advancement that humans have ever made was an attempt to replace an old process or product with one that does more or works better. Since the invention of the first stone tools, invention and improvement have been what separate us from any other animal in the history of the world. The idea of [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Home Automation – You say Lazy, I say productive

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – Which one’s better for you?

Amazon Echo, a smart speaker with intelligent personal assistant by Amazon powered through Alexa for voice interaction, music playback, weather, news update, set reminders, make to-do-list and other real time information. Echo is cylindrical in shape with top half inch of the unit rotating to control the speaker volume and also has a ring which [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Amazon Echo vs Google Home – Which one’s better for you?

Small hacks to make your home secure and cost effective

  Imagine you are going out of town and have to leave your house safe and away from intruders. These cost effective small hacks will make your home secure and give you peace of mind. It's easier than you think! Peephole camera Front door being the basic in home security must allow you to [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Small hacks to make your home secure and cost effective

Living with Home Automation…and Loving it! A Woman’s Point of View

When my husband wanted to install a Home Automation system in our newly renovated apartment, I admit, I was not as excited as he expected me to be. In my head I imagined a lot of tearing down of newly furnished rooms and re-arranging furniture , all to do things that I had anyway [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Living with Home Automation…and Loving it! A Woman’s Point of View

Smart Coffee Maker – Mr Coffee Coffee

Ithink anyone who loves coffee , will agree, that there is nothing quite like that first sip , in the morning. I can't imagine starting my day without it. But , more often than not, as a full time working mother of a very energetic five year old , I have had to settle [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Smart Coffee Maker – Mr Coffee Coffee

What’s the Future of The Internet of Things

Smartphones, wearables, voice and gesture control vie for marketshare amid entrenched touchpanels and keypads. Lets weigh pros and cons of each. The most important part of any home technology system is its interface. If a user is confused on how to operate his lighting, music, television, alarm system or shades, the chances are he [...]

By | February 12th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on What’s the Future of The Internet of Things

The 10 Best Devices to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

With the Internet of Things here to stay many home owners are joining the smart home revolution. We see a lot of newly renovated home incorporating home automation and wanted to share a few products which we think truly enhance the smart home experience.   Control4 EA Series Controllers   These new controllers can [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on The 10 Best Devices to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

What is Home Automation?

At first glance Home Automation may seem like a complicated mixture of gadgets which promises amazing solutions but causes excess confusion to your lifestyle. Perhaps you feel Home Automation can will just add another notch to your to-do list of items you HAVE to learn this year. At Avenue Sound one of our most important [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on What is Home Automation?

Lighting Automation – Home Automation of Your Lighting

I know what you must be thinking…why on earth do I need to automate my lights? Have we become that lazy that we no longer want to get up and flick the light switch on? Do I really want to wake up at 2 am and realize that my automation system is not working [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Lighting Automation – Home Automation of Your Lighting