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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Home Automation by Mark Edward Soper

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Chapter 1. Understanding Home Technologies

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Ways to Automate Your Home

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Major Home Automation Standards

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Methods for Controlling Your Home

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Home Technology Glossary

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Home automation technologies bridge the gap between the pushbutton house of the future and the homes we live in today. By adapting the technologies already in your home, home automation enables you to create a more comfortable and more controllable home at the level of expense and sophistication you’re comfortable with. If you’re unfamiliar with home automation concepts, this chapter is the perfect place to start exploring what you can do.

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