Is Your House “Dumb”?

6 04 2007

Who needs a light switch when you can just use a remote control?  Smart homes are increasingly on the rise, and new home builders are incorporating this new sensation in their plan.  Wired for sound, sight and excitement, smart homes have one box that controls all.  Internet, TV, and phone are just the begining.  Joe Robinson from the L.A. Times talks about the digital home.

How does it work? Installers connect your house’s electronic and digital devices to a command center, a hard drive that looks like a stereo receiver and can stream music, store movies and manipulate security cameras, among other functions. All can be activated by a remote control, wall keypad, off-site computer via the Web or cell phone.

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