Thursday, March 19, 2015

Automatic for the (Apartment) People

Up until now, home automation has mainly focused on single-family residences. But that many soon be changing. In this article, Multifamily Executive’s Laura McNulty takes a look at a home automation hub that not only connects apartment dwellers to their homes – and devices such as smart thermostats or other appliances -- but also puts residents and managers in constant communication, too. Of course, the key for this type of automation to really hit home for apartment dwellers will be a robust, reliable Internet connection that doesn't get bogged down during peak periods. In the meantime, at least you'll be able to know if you really did turn the coffee pot off before leaving for work. Read the article here.

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