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Stream Music at Home the Best and Easiest Way

May 14, 2018

Streaming music at home without having to rely on just using your smartphone and an external speaker is now possible and easier than you think. In the past, listening to streaming music was quite limited since it meant that only rooms or areas of your home that had this particular set up could play streaming music, which wasn’t that bad, but it » Read More

Things Installers Need to Know About Smart Locks

February 17, 2017

Smart locks have become more popular as home automation technology has grown in recent years and dealers should take notice since extra revenue can be gained by simply including connected locks in their home automation offerings. We live in a technological world where old, traditional things of the past such as phones, watches, and homes are now » Read More

Top Smart Home Gifts of 2016

December 9, 2016

Christmas will soon be upon us and we have plenty of gift ideas to make the lives of your friends and loved ones easier and safer. Don’t even think about shopping for socks, neckties, or tacky home decor – those types of gifts can be a bit boring. Instead, shop for smart and practical gifts that will be appreciated for years to come. Shop » 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

M&S Systems Adds Bluetooth To DMC1 Intercom

December 23, 2015

Expand your M&S music and intercom system with wireless Bluetooth streaming by adding the M&S DMC1 Music & Intercom System Bluetooth Player. Designed to install below the master station (DMC1 or DMC3-4), the Bluetooth player is an optional peripheral component that allows you not only to stream audio from any Bluetooth-enabled » Read More

Ultimate Guide: How to Choose a Z-Wave Smart Home Hub

July 22, 2015

Z-Wave smart home control controllers have burst onto the home automation scene in a frenzy that can only be described as, well, overwhelming. There are thousands of Z-Wave products on the market, and new hubs are released every few months by large and small companies alike. Here’s the Home Controls guide to what Z-Wave is and which hub fits you » Read More