Have you ever missed a phone call because your cellphone was in another room ? Would you like someone to read you the news during your breakfast or to tell you what is the weather forecast for the day ? What if, wherever you go in your house, you could listen to the same music flawlessly ? A connected audio system with the right equipment can fulfil all these functions.
Philips Hue is the solution from Philips for connected and customizable lighting. These devices are often used in home automation installations because they are easy to integrate and offer multiple possibilities.
As mentioned in the previous post, the protocols are the communication languages of your installation. So it is very important that your hub and your modules "speak" the same language. There are quite a lot of protocols, each with their strengths and weaknesses.
The hub is the brain of your home automation system. You will use it to configure your equipment, connect them together and control the elements of your installation through an app or the hub interface.
You hear about Home Automation everywhere and you want to improve your own place? You might think it is a tedious and complicated project. Don't be scared : you can add comfort or security to your home quite simply.
Before we begin... what is home automation and why do we use it? Have you ever seen the movie Smart House?