We live in a magical age.
Today’s homes are aware nearly to the point of sentience. They know when we wake and sleep. They know how to make us feel comfortable. They can reduce our utility costs. Make life more convenient. Secure our homes.
Compare that to what our homes were capable of fifty years ago (which was, well, nothing) and the difference is nothing short of astounding. Especially when you consider that the most significant developments in smart home technology only happened in the past couple of decades.
This article will explore some of the most significant developments in smart home technology and how they either brought the rest of the industry forward or represented a shift in the industry.
Let’s get started with what is possibly the most influential of the bunch: X10.