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Why the last 10 years was the decade of the #smarthome


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Dec 12, 2019
Great write up by Stacey! Excited to see what the next 10 years hold in terms of smart homes and amount of connected devices proliferate into new homes.

Why the last 10 years was the decade of the smart home
As one decade ends and another begins, I realize that I’ve been following the smart home space for a full 10 years. And yet for most consumers, it may seem like 2019 was the year of the smart home. Because for many, it was probably the first time they added a smart light switch, connected doorbell, or some other IoT device to their home.

But it was back in 2010 that I started my smart home journey, installing a small device server to control Insteon-based gadgets. That was also the year I demonstrated this technology by remotely increasing the heat in my Pennsylvania home from London. The tech worked great, but of course no technology comes without potential human error. I inadvertently forgot to turn the thermostat down and got a middle-of-the-night call from my wife as the indoor temps of my house were nearing 80 degrees. Lesson learned!

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Mar 31, 2020
From the past few decades technology has developed so much, many great inventions in the technology arise. Nowadays everyone want to make a home into the smart home.

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