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The Latest in Automation

Home automation suppliers come out with new products that feature advanced technologies all the time. These products are simple to use, they’re convenient, and they increase the value of your property.

Whether you want to wirelessly control appliances in your home or install a home security device, there are numerous systems to choose from. Let’s take a look at some of the latest gadgets that have hit the market.

  1. Nest Cam Outdoor

Nest is a reputable brand in home automation systems and their latest outdoor camera protects your home from burglars. You can hook it up to your phone or any other electronic device to receive alerts. The camera records activity and listens for sounds in your home. When it detects motion or loud sounds it sends you an email along with an image.

The system has software that allows it to differentiate between humans and things. It will alert you when it sees someone on your property or when it hears a crash from a window breaking.

The Nest Cam Outdoor also helps the authorities to identify criminals. It comes with a built-in speaker, too. The moment you receive an alert you can talk to your device and ward off criminals or other suspicious people. You can also integrate the Nest Cam Outdoor with other Nest systems in your home.

  1. Ring Video Doorbell 

You don’t have to stay home to receive that important delivery anymore. With the Ring Video Doorbell, you get to answer the door no matter where you are. This ingenious device combines motion detection technology and video recording to instantly notify you when there’s someone outside your door.

Residents also have the option of integrating the Ring Chime with the video doorbell system. The chime alerts you when someone’s ringing your doorbell. You don’t necessarily have to connect it to your current doorbell wiring. It also tells you who is at the door by sending you images of the person standing outside. This device is perfect for those who live alone at home.

  1. Aprilaire Wi-Fi Touchscreen IAQ Thermostat

The Aprilaire allows you to control the temperature in your home through an app or an account online. It’s an internet connected thermostat that measures and balances humidity, temperature and ventilation. It also comes with a Heat Blast function that quickly warms up the room if the temperature falls below a certain temperature. The Aprilaire thermostat integrates with most HVAC units.

Installing the Latest Home Automation Systems

Whether you want to integrate your home security and your home theatre system or install automated lighting systems in your home, get in touch with Automation Associates. We use the latest technologies to improve your lifestyle. We can automate various systems in your home through the use of smart wiring.

From Multi-room audio and burglar alarm systems to automated lighting, we do it all. Our have a team of expert technicians are fully licensed by the NZ Ministry of Justice.

If you want to know more about our smart house systems, call us on 09 377 3778 or read more about our latest projects.