Posts Tagged 'Mac'

Does Your House Talk to You?

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Having a house that can alert you of situations can be a real convenience.

Our home alerts us of many different situations,

problems and events throughout the day. This can be done many different ways. We use a Mac control system that uses applescripts to activate and deactivate, along with switching sources, to all the different speakers around the home, connected wirelessly via several of Apple’s Airport Expresses.  This is a inexpensive way to have speakers in all the rooms ...

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Integrate Distributed Audio & Video- with Apple Products into Your Home Automation System

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Today I would like to talk a little about distributed A/V, and integrating it into your home automation system. Distributed A/V refers to having a central location (usually a storage closet etc.) for all the equipment, such as CD/DVD/Blue Ray players, Radios, Receivers, Stereos etc., and then sending whatever signal is desired to all the different locations in the house. Usually this is done with wires, but more and more wireless options are coming out.  There are a lot ...

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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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A Little About Insteon…

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Thank you for joining us in our home automation blog. We at Duprey Home Automation would like to use this blog as a way to communicate with you and share our passion for technology and all that can be done in this exploding field. Just a few short years ago home automation was only for the very wealthy. Today that is simply not true anymore. No longer do you have to spend $20,000, $30,000, $50,000 for ...

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