"Absolutely no experience needed " Make your home smarter, safer, and more fun and save money, too Home automation is finally practical, useful, and easy Now, you can control your home exactly the way you want to, without paying monthly fees. This book shows how to do it all yourself, with today s simpler, more reliable, less expensive technologies. Dennis C. Brewer first makes sure you re comfortable with wiring basics and safety, and then guides you through installing, setting up, and using today s best home automation software. Next, he walks you through several great DIY projects you can complete in just hours. Before you know it, you ll be controlling appliances, lighting, devices, home security, energy consumption, heating/cooling, and even your home entertainment center. Brewer covers phone interfaces, opportunities to expand, and even offerings from your phone and Internet service providers. When it comes to home automation, the future is here "and it works " "" . Pick the right products and services, without overspending . Control your home from anywhere, with Android, iPhone, iPad, or your computer . Go green, save energy, all year long . Make your home safer, more secure, and more comfortable . Overcome personal mobility challenges . Get more fun out of your TV and music system "
Home Automation Made Easy
Pearson Education, Limited
Do It Yourself Know How Using UPB, Insteon, X10 and Z-Wave