Exploring Smart Speaker Components

Exploring Smart Speaker Components

Your car is opening the garage door by calling up your voice assistant. An audiobook is using Amazon’s Whispersync or Google tech to pick up reading your New York Times bestseller in your car. It’s picked up the narrative at the same place you stopped at in bed the night before. The technology behind your […]

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Different Smart Home Assistant Form Factors

The Virtual Assistants you’re hearing about on the news and in tech articles are a direct result of artificial intelligence. The earliest examples of these pseudo personalities didn’t even have a cozy electronic processor to inhabit. These were the chatbots that represented the first generations of consumer-friendly smart interfaces. Regarded as simple computer programs, a […]

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What is a Smart Home Assistant?

What is a Smart Home Assistant

Pull away from the circuits and codes. Knowledge of that abstract coding is handy, especially if you enjoy following developments in artificial intelligence, but too much conceptual thinking can cause headaches. So pull your focus away from all of this talk about software architecture. Instead, let’s strip things back by assuming a clutter-free stance. At […]

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Smooth Wi-Fi is Essential in Smart homes

Mesh Wi-Fi system for smart homes

Nowadays, a modem router device is supplied by your broadband supplier, this piece of hardware not only interconnects your household with the Internet, but it also radiates a Wi-Fi signal. Not always but in some instances, your router can affect the performance levels of your smart home. On occasions, this piece of hardware may not […]

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2012 Mini-Podcast Smart Home Course

Smart Home Mini-Podcast 2012

Here is a mini-series of podcasts that I recorded way back in 2012 and 2013! Alot has changed since! In this first episode of this mini-podcast series, you’ll get to hear Gerard’s thoughts on the following: A trip down smart home memory lane Some details about the evolution of smart homes Ideas about the smart […]

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Essential Guide to Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting Control

Essential Guide to Smart Lighting

Lighting control is projected to be an extremely fast-growing sector over the next five to ten years. In fact, according to a recent builder technology market study conducted by the Consumer Electronics Association, lighting control represents the second-biggest increase of any home technology subsystem, eclipsing home theatre, multi-room audio, and structured wiring! Lighting control takes […]

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