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 smart security 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. Living with home automation brings in a lot of conveniences, however, In my head I imagined a lot of tearing down of newly furnished rooms and [...]

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 market share amid entrenched touch panels and keypads. Lets weigh pros and cons of each. The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of devices that connect to the internet and share data with each other. IoT devices not only include smart phones and laptops but [...]

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 smart home devices which we think truly enhance the users home automation experience. Control4 EA Series Controllers These new controllers [...]

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

Automated Lighting Control

How will I control my lights? Do I lose manual operation? An automated lighting system 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 [...]

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

Next Generation Controllers from Control4

This January, just ahead of the Famous ISE Show in Amsterdam, Control4 decided to launch their new EA Series Controllers. So what is an automation controller and what does it do for your home automation system? Think of the controller as the brain of your automation system. It is what you communicate with when [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Home Automation, Home Theater and Audio|Comments Off on Next Generation Controllers from Control4