Posts Tagged 'indigo'

Intelligent & Automated Christmas Lights

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Like millions of Americans we enjoy putting up Christmas Lights on the house each year. As a smart home owner, and a Home Automation installer,  I have to have my lights totally integrated within my total home system.

Here is a breif video we made showing how you can control christmas lights via an iPhone.  In this example we are using an iPhone running the iOS App Indigo, ...

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Featured Installation of the Week- Duprey Home Automation

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This week, Duprey Home Automation was hired for a very interesting and smart  installation. A client contacted us, looking to get into home automation.  He is from the Mid-West, but has a vacation home in Cocoa Beach, Florida.  The client wanted to be able to control several key devices around the home that are large energy hogs.  Since there are some periods of time where the home is unoccupied he would like to be able to remotely turn off the

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Apple iPad will be an Amazing Whole Home Remote for Home Automation

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Ever since rumors of an Apple tablet started many months ago, I have dreamed of a day when we could use one as a remote control to run everything in our house.

Since then we have laid an excellent foundation to allow a mobile, touchscreen device to act as a remote.   We already use Apple products in our home including Airport Expresses and Apple TV’s to stream  music and video wirelessly around the home.   We use iPhones and iPod ...

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Getting Started with Home Automation

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In this post I hope to help the person completely new to home automation, learn how to get started.  I believe home automation is truly about to take off as an industry.  More and more people are becoming more comfortable with additional devices, and electronics around the home.  People can see how electronics can help our daily lives, and the next step is controlling the home itself.  Lets take a look at the first steps, in simple terms.
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