Controlling your home with a smartphone or tablet has been possible for some time. However, over recent years there has been a raft of new technologies that offer anyone the chance to create their own bespoke smart home controlled from their phone without the need for a degree in electronic design. From smart remote controls through to security, you can be in complete control of your home no matter where you are.
Developments like Apple’s HomeKit could signal a future of connected devices that communicate with each other to create an ecosystem in your home that all smart devices connect to. At the moment there are no universal standards, which is hindering more rapid take up of these technologies, but this is changing fast.
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