Good morning

Imagine… Your alarm clock peacefully wakes you up at 5am. As you remove the bed covers, and your feet touch the floor, a suptle glow of light illuminates your path to the bathroom and robe, allowing you to change into your gym clothes in an unobtrusive, dimmed...

What is a smart home?

The words ‘Smart Home’ (sometimes known as home automation, intelligent home etc.), gets mentioned a lot, and can be confusing for many. I avoid using ‘smart home’ (or variations of), as it often implies the addition of unnecessary,...

Why I am CEDIA

After more than twent-six years in the consumer electronics and relating industries, I have joined CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association), and can now call myself a CEDIA Member. “CEDIA is the leading global authority in the $14 billion...

Connected home vs Smart home

  The terms Connected Home and Smart Home are often confused as being the same thing to describe a home with electronics and technology. However, they are very different – the connected home vs the smart home. Connected home Connect (verb): (with object)...

Enlightened Control

  “Design is not just what it looks and feels like. Design is how it work.” – Steve Jobs Most home owners give considerable thought to what their new home will look like – the floor plan, bench top materials, shower head type, curtain...