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?

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Automated Lighting Control

How will I control my lights? Do I lose manual operation? Your lights can be controlled in several different ways. The easiest is through keypads or lighting switches which can be placed throughout your residence or commercial establishment. These lighting switches or keypads can be programmed to operate a single light or even group [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation|Comments Off on Automated Lighting Control