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Smart as houses [intelligent home]

Smart as houses [intelligent home]

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While the idea of integrating enabling technology into the fabric of a house at the construction stage is still in its infancy, it is an area where innovations in communications and control are encouraging builders to consider the possibility for new homes of all sizes. One of the companies that have shown interest in this particular field is Siemens Automation & Drives. Siemens is making sure that houses built now will be able to handle anything that future owners might want to install. Siemens offers a range of packages so buyers get what they can afford, but with the potential to upgrade easily. These packages can range from a basic system that turns lights on and off as a security measure to one that allows remote monitoring and control of the water temperature in a fish tank.

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