The growth of smart homes is expected to go up by a big margin by the year 2021. A report by TechSci suggests that smart homes will seize being a luxury of the wealthy and will be part and parcel of every home. Smart home packages come with technologies such as ring motion detecting doorbells, wireless lighting systems automated window shades among many others.
Smart home technology is an advanced level of connecting home devices to each other in an intelligent way. This technology is convenient for everyone. It is also life changing for people who suffer from disabilities. It is easier for the elderly or physically handicapped people to operate home equipment or systems with necessarily struggling. In fact, due to this technology, it is possible for physically handicapped people to live on their own and manage their lives as any healthy human being. For instance, take a case of an automated lighting system that can be switched on using a smart phone. This means a handicapped person does not have to move to switch location to turn on/off the light, they can do it from the comfort of their bed or sit. Other advantages of smart homes are that physically handicapped people can be able to do operations such as opening the door and windows as well as drawing window shades, tasks that would have otherwise been impossible to do on their own.
According to Patch, smart home technologies can have even an impact our natural self-esteem. They can boost the emotional well-being of individuals using them. Take a scenario of an individual who has been lost a limb due to an accidenmt6. Such person can undergo a lot of emotional disturbance due to inability to perform some tasks that he used to perform normally. But with smart home technology, such a person will not notice much of a difference, technology will help him perform some of the duties that would require him to use his limbs without a struggle. Visit LinkedIn to see more.
Todd Lubar is an advocate of smart home technology. Being a big investor in the real estate sector he advises people on the importance of incorporating smart technologies in building their business. Lubar is the president of TDL Global Ventures and senior vice president of Legendary Investment.