Important advice for parents
Blind cord safety is one of the most pressing domestic child safety issues in recent times for parents that has created a considerable response from organisations such as the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Industry associations such as the British Blind and Shutter Association (BBSA) [...]
The options are now available to the homeowner to automate almost every aspect of their home, including door locks.
It is nothing new to use digital door locks and entry systems, however a recent product that is be released into the market by UniKey Technologies Inc. is [...]
As reported recently in Hidden Wires, recent research from ABI Research suggests that by 2017 (that’s only 5 years away), 90 million homes will have adopted home automation across all aspects of the residential space.
This may sound astonishing given that the technology isn’t yet quite cheap enough for the average person to [...]
Society has always consisted of people who are for one reason or another more able than others. This might be down to education, parenting or socio-economic factors or it may be down to physical disabilities or mental health problems that hinder the progress of some to follow an easier path through life.
Disability, ageing and [...]
The Smart Grid is moving fast to become the future of the West’s electrical distribution network. Gradually replacing a huge patchwork of pylons, wires and cables, the Smart Grid aims to distribute electricity using digital technology, automation and smart metering to produce ‘distribution technology’ that will detect outages and generate efficiencies throughout the network. it [...]
There is a lot to be said for smart home technology when it comes to saving money because it allows you to assess domestic energy usage and use only the energy you require to ensure your appliances perform efficiently. It will also allow you to control various electronic equipment throughout the home using programmable [...]
Although we’re repeatedly told that crime in England is on a steady decline, it still good practice to have a secure home. Unfortunately the days of leaving your door unlocked are over and the recent Christmas period has seen several people have their presents stolen, even whilst loading the car. Many homeowners do try to [...]
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