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About Lucas Concepcion (24 Articles)
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Build a High Speed Gigabit Network with Luxul

April 21, 2020

Home Controls is proud to announce we now carry Luxul networking devices. Luxul is a trusted name in IP networking solutions, creating high quality wired and wireless network devices for residential and commercial applications. Luxul devices can accommodate any sized home or business regardless of the setup , thanks to their plug-and-play » Read More

Why Structured Wiring is Essential to the Connected Home

October 14, 2016

The ideal smart home automation system is built upon a strong foundation of structured wiring. While wireless systems are quickly becoming the new norm, having multiple wireless devices active at the same time in your home can weaken overall signal strength and create interference. Communication between devices can be slowed down or disrupted. » Read More

Kisi Commands Your Access Control Systems

October 5, 2016

So you’ve added that electronic door lock, wireless video doorbell, and garage door opener to your home security system. You have your numeric passcode written down and memorized, your garage door remote on your keychain, and your video doorbell’s app on your smartphone. Despite having created an airtight access control system, » Read More

New Industry Standard Apprenticeship In Development

October 3, 2016

At CEDIA EXPO 2016, it was announced that the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills approved a plan for a standardized apprenticeship program to introduce young, talented upstarts to the smart home technology industry. This new government funded program will streamline the hiring and training process for employers and ensure that the » Read More

Z-Wave is Now Open Source Technology

September 20, 2016

Sigma Designs, owner of the Z-Wave home automation protocol, recently announced that they have made the interoperability layer of Z-Wave open to the public domain. This means that any company, business, or developer can download the software for free and test out Z-Wave integration with their products. In addition, Sigma has also released the » Read More

Z-Wave vs Bluetooth: Highlighting the Distinctions

September 6, 2016

Wireless technology has become increasingly common in today’s environment. We use it every day with our smartphones, remotes, and automated technologies, among so much more. But wireless tech can be confusing when you’re trying to choose the right technology, especially when it comes to home automation. This week, I’ll help by » Read More