Protect Your Data with the Right Smart Home Design

Protect Your Data with the Right Smart Home Design

A Stable Network Connection is Essential More than likely, your home has multiple smart technologies and devices running at the same time throughout your space and potentially through your automation system. These types of technologies range from your smartphone, tablets and laptops to your 4K smart TVs, wireless security cameras and other internet-connected devices. With someone watching a Netflix show in the living room, the kids using tablets to stream YouTube videos in their rooms and you scrolling through the news on your phone – there is no doubt that your home’s network works hard to keep every device up and running. And if your network isn’t robust or doesn’t have the proper safety protocols in place, your personal data and information could be at risk every time someone logs in online and hits play. This is why you need a top-notch smart home design at your Indianapolis-area property in order to maintain your privacy and safety and to keep everything well-connected. Keep on reading below to see why upgrading your network connection and improving your home’s infrastructure can elevate your daily life and give you peace of mind. SEE ALSO: THE HOME NETWORK A Secure Connection at All Times Whenever someone in your home accesses the internet from any type of device, your home becomes vulnerable to security threats. Consider the fact that if your Wi-Fi network is unprotected, anyone within the vicinity of your property can access your network and easily steal any valuable information. Even password-protected wireless networks are vulnerable to external threats. You can significantly diminish the possibility of potential hackers stealing your identity or...
Impressive Smart Home Design Ideas for Your Clients

Impressive Smart Home Design Ideas for Your Clients

Control4 Has Solutions to Elevate Any Space   When you’re building or designing a new space, you often find that not every client’s wishes are the same. Each homeowner is unique in what they want out of a smart home and the technology incorporated into it. That’s why in this blog, we’ll go through quite a few effective automation solutions to bring to your clients for their smart home designs. If you’re an architect or homebuilder in the Indianapolis area, you’ll certainly find some inspiration for your next project. Read on below to learn more about smart features that Control4 has to offer to make your clients’ daily life a breeze.   Lighting Solutions Maybe when you think of smart lighting control, you imagine one button can control everything – lights on, lights off, dimming, and brightening. But there are so many more options to give your clients. When they arrive home late from work or just after the sun sets, their landscape lighting will know to brighten slowly as the night unfolds – letting them arrive at an illuminated property.  Then when the garage opens, lights can automatically turn on and create a safe pathway to the front door. Another great feature is setting lighting “scenes.”  An example is a “bedtime” scene that sets every lamp near the bed at a low level, just right for nightly reading before falling asleep. And if hunger strikes in the early morning? Getting a midnight snack will be easy and safe for them. Lights can turn on to illuminate the pathway to the refrigerator just low enough so as not to...