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Automation Associates has always been slow to change alarm panel…
HelpDesk+

HelpDesk+. Faster service, less cost and peace of mind

Get the jump on AV issues, save on labour and travel costs and…

Clever Work-From-Home Office Spaces

A slick WFH space requires robust and reliable technology to…

Conserve Energy When the Office is Empty

Automation Associates has developed a lockdown-proof thermostat…

Get the Best from Zoom – Webinar

How to get the best use from Zoom in the hybrid workplace during…

Home Automation Webinar – Where to start, What you need. Expert advice.

Click play to view the webinar where our friendly experts share…
Philips Dynalite

Dynalite System Owners

Do you have a Philips Dynalite lighting control system at home…

Smoke alarms save lives

It’s true. Last week our Technician Blair had the misfortune…

Touchless Touch Screens

In an age where people think twice about touching an EFTPOS terminal…
Smart Home Issues

Smart Home Issues

Kiwis have a real “can do” attitude and our number 8 wire…

Voice Control – Has it finally become useful?

The once gimmicky voice control is making technological leaps…

Where is the Whiteboard in Teams?

Looking for the Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams?  It is the unmissable…
Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 – Faster Wi-Fi is Here!

Faster Wi-Fi is here and its name is Wi-Fi 6. For those of…
Faulty C-BUS

Faulty C-BUS System?

I talk to a lot of people who have been struggling with an ailing…

Virtual Classroom

When distance learning was first introduced it was forward thinking…

Internet of Things Fatigue

“Hello there, is this Gordon's Pizza?” “No sir, it's Google’s…

Circadian Lighting – Why it’s important to humans.

The concept of circadian lighting follows that of the human circadian…
IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) Explained

What is IoT? Until about 8 years ago, the only things that…
LED Lights Flickering

Noticed your LED lights flickering intermittently?

Have you noticed your LED lights flickering intermittently around…
AV Installer

Why use an AV Installer over an Electrician?

Find out why you might consider using a specialist AV Installer…
Voice Control

Voice Control. When will it not be crap?

Voice control has been around for 20 years, but it’s always…
Sound Bar

Sound Bars – how wrong I was.

Now and again I get to have a root around in the R&D labs…
Smart Homes and Hacking

DIY Smart Homes & Hacking – what you need to know

DIY Smart homes are cool. Apps can simplify your life but controlling…
An example of Electricians work

Use the right tool for the job

We love sparkies, we do.  They are great for power points and…
Building site

Rogue tradies: Building products probed as imported goods raise worries

Dodgy imported products are being found on building sites across…
Renovate your bungalow

Seamlessy retrofit the latest, smart technology into your bungalow or villa

Ray White talks to Automation Associates about seamlessly retrofitting…
Vantage Equinox LED touchscreen

Do you need your Kristil system fixed?

Kristil is no longer manufactured and parts for Kristil systems…
Businessman using virtual reality for project design

Virtual Reality and Automation

Virtual reality is rapidly entering the marketplace, with technological…
Luxury hotel room

How to Be Commercially Savvy with Automation

Smart, well-designed workplaces create a more dynamic and appealing…
Commercial Building Construction Site on Auckland's North Shore

Secure your building site from theft

On the 7th of March 2017 www.stuff.co.nz reporter Denise Piper…
Board room with wall mounted smart white board

Automation Technology and Business Growth

Savvy business owners are constantly thinking about new ways…
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Renovating? Now’s the Time to Consider Home Automation

Home automation systems integrate smart appliances and other…
Hanging LED Lights in Kitchen

How to Effectively Light Up your Home

Lights play an important role in the creation of ambient living…
Home Security System

Secure Your Home with Home Automation

Home automation is the term used to describe technology that…
Smart home automation concept

NZ Your Home and Garden gets real with Automation Associates

NZYH&G: So, what is a Smart Home? AA: Home automation,…
Home Theater In Red With Cozy Seating

Cool Home Theatre Ideas

Love watching movies? Most of us do. Imagine coming back home…
Electrician working on house electric system

Check your contractors creds

Today the Herald has reported 2 cases of men carrying out electrical…
Best home automation design

The benefits of home automation

We live in a fast-paced world and it’s becoming increasingly…
Home automation touchscreen control panel

The Latest in Automation

Home automation suppliers come out with new products that feature…
CEDIA. A Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association

Life Lived Best at Home

Why you should choose a CEDIA certified installer for your home…
Good work AA Commercial. Five hands with thumps up

AA Commercial Testimonial

This AA Commercial Testimonial from one of our happy commercial…
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New Freeview Channels

New Freeview Channels on 25th May Looks like our friends have…
Video Wallpaper

Video Wallpaper Just Happened

Video Wallpaper is here About 5 years ago Dow Corning came out…
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How To Avoid a Technology Fail

Avoid a Technology Fail. 7 key Fails & How to Avoid Them Technology…
Sky remote control with setup box

Sky Update Causing Hassles

Sky Update Causing Hassles A recent Sky update causing hassles…
Multiple Graphical Designs

What is Automation?

Home automation, integrated building technology and smart homes Home…
Smart Home Control System

Crestron Pyng

Crestron Pyng Crestron Pyng ™ now enables set up and control…
Autonomic mirage Audio System Certified Hi-Res

Mirage Audio System Certified Hi-Res

Mirage Audio System by Autonomic The Mirage Audio System is…
Hands Raising Glasses for Toast

Slow food – High tech entertaining

Entertaining accentuated with automation You’ve no doubt have…
Tablet PC with Smart House Apps

What is Home Automation?

What is Home Automation? Home automation is the residential…