Posted by : Amber Marfatia
A Smart Home is one that provides its home owners comfort, security, energy efficiency (low operating costs) and convenience at all times, regardless of whether anyone is home.
"Smart Home" is the term commonly used to define a residence that has appliances, lighting, heating, air conditioning, TVs, computers, entertainment audio & video systems, security, and camera systems that are capable of communicating with one another and can be controlled remotely by a time schedule, from any room in the home, as well as remotely from any location in the world by phone or internet.
Most homes do not have these appliances and systems built into them, therefore the most common and affordable approach is for the home owner to retrofit smart products into their own finished home.
Automated home in India and Automated home solution is a small step to achieve this goal and is becoming integral part of our life. Imagine a single button for you to control. Automated home in India applications not know all person about its features. Automated home solution now became famous in metro cities in India.
Following are broad spectrum of features that makes home a "smart home":
3 Any home appliance control
4 Timer control
5 Temperature control
6 Scene control
7 Streaming of Music and videos
8 Enhance Security
9 Sensors which can trigger alarm in your absence due to Gas leakage or any intruder invasion
Following are essential elements you would want to control:
The big question however is what does it takes to make a home a "smart home". There are many products avialable in the market which are in the forms of KITS or SETS which are as simple as plug and play devices. It will have a central hub through which all the devices are connected and shall communicate.
Some of these products can be browsed at:
There are many such products and for each product the price will vary based on the features and nodes that are installed. But the cost will range from 15K to 50K for standard kits while of-course the upper limit can go as high as 3L INR.