Home-automation systems control devices automatically by switching on/off and adjusting settings at pre-set times or in response to environmental changes e.g. the external temperature reaches a certain point, which triggers air-conditioner to switch on and blinds to come down in the house. The benefits of home automation include:
Luxaflex Window Fashions has a wide range of internal and external products that can be controlled from a central hub, offering a low cost home automation solution for window coverings that allows smartphones and tablets to operate, set scenes & schedules and even operate remotely when you are away from home.
Integrating into 3rd party home-automation systems is also possible via various connection methods including, wireless ZigBee, Dry Contact (Open, Common, Close), RS-232 Serial and 4 core power cabling (2x active, natural & earth). These methods may require additional relays, modules or interfaces to allow integration into the home-automation system. A wide range of automation systems are available, which are traditionally broken up into two categories