Technology Focused on Protecting and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles is the Smart Home Must-Have.
The new year is a time to review, renew, and refresh, and there is no better time to look at what the trends in home automation installations will be. The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) ended recently, and the hot topics are health and wellness.
The effects of the pandemic will continue to impact homeowner decisions. The current outlook states that while the vaccine rollout continues, life will not get back to normal until mid-autumn. There is a new focus on improving personal living environments, making them more conducive to preventative wellness.
What does a focus on well-being in the home mean for home automation installations this year? There are several solutions that a smart home can incorporate to improve health in the home.
To learn more about what Bay Area, CA smart home buyers will be looking for in 2021, read more below.
What You Need to Consider
Here in the Bay Area, a hub of technology development, we have no shortage of tech-savvy people. Most are quite familiar with home automation technology or already use some form of it; indeed, a lot of it is developed right here. Given our high level of tech awareness, it should surprise no one that smart home technology would be high on the list of features when people are looking to either remodel a home or build a new one.
We also know that there is an ever-growing array of smart consumer devices available for intelligent home control and management. Smart cameras, lights, thermostats, speakers, refrigerators, and more are readily available at local electronics retailers and online. Some of these are designed to work well together, while some will only work within a given ecosystem. Choosing a home automation system might be an exercise in frustration depending upon what you want to do, involving choices in wireless technologies that may or may not work well in a given environment as well as different control mechanisms.
The best home automation installations are a seamless experience. In the tech world, “seamless experience” is a buzzword often bandied about but a goal that's rarely achieved. From our perspective, it means that disparate functions in your home can be made to work as a well-orchestrated whole that fits your lifestyle. To accomplish that seamless experience, the right planning in a new home build or remodel will go a long way to set it up for today's smart home technology as well as tomorrow's. Keep reading to learn more.