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What Cables do I Need to Prepare at My House to be Smart Home?

We regularly find ourselves replacing the ‘wrong’ devices/products and replacing these with a well designed and planned approach. We are called to change these because the customer has usually received poor information or just based their decision on the first and cheapest smart product they have seen. Unfortunately, this exercise costs the client money in wasted time and equipment. As Home automation electricians and integrators, the best advice is to work from the desired end result or solution, as what you would like your home to do. Consider how it should feel and function, visualise the the end result. You have to start with the system that you are going to use for your home automation. You will only require

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Light and Psychology

Brightness, Saturation and Hue These are the three main qualities of light in relation to color. Brightness is the amount of light given off by a light source, usually expressed in lumens or lux. Some studies have shown that brighter light can intensify emotions, while low light doesn’t remove emotions, but keeps them steady. This can lead to people having the ability to make more rational decisions in low light and find it easier to agree with others in negotiation. Saturation is the intensity of a color. More saturated hues can have amplifying effects on emotions, while muted colors can dampen emotions. In art, saturation is defined on a scale from pure color (100% [fully saturated]) to grey (0%). In

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5 Ways to Use Voice Control

Smart home is a growing trend – in particular, voice control and smart speakers have seen a steady increase in popularity since they first went mainstream roughly six years ago. In fact, according to a recent study from FutureSource Consulting, who analyzed the purchase journey of consumers new to smart home devices (beginners with 1-2 devices), 43 percent had smart speakers. But if you’re one of the growing number of people who own a smart speaker or voice-assistant enabled device, are you getting the most out of your tech? When you connect your favorite smart speaker to the rest of your smart home network, you can control your smart home devices (like smart lighting, smart locks, smart thermostats, and more)

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6 Clever Ways to Stay on Top of Technology

Staying top of technology is a must especially in a world where advancement is highly competitive. You have to constantly adapt to technological changes otherwise you will be left behind. Technical upgrades should also be observed to make sure that you are on top of the game. So how do you do this? Here are some tips that you can do to stay on top of technology. 1. Stay tuned and be informed. Since technology is as constant as change, you should be able to keep up with the latest trends and updates. Do you still remember how it was back in the early 1990s when the Internet was opened to the public? If so, you will be able to

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