Applications and technologies of home automation

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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC): it is possible to have remote control of all home energy monitors over the internet incorporating a simple and friendly user interface.

• Lighting control system: a "smart" network that incorporates communication between various lighting system inputs and outputs, using one or more central computing devices.

•Occupancy-aware control system: it is possible to sense the occupancy of the home using smart meters and environmental sensors like CO2 sensors, which can be integrated into the building automation system to trigger automatic responses for energy efficiency and building comfort applications.

•Appliance control and integration with the smart grid and a smart meter, taking advantage, for instance, of high solar panel output in the middle of the day to run washing machines.

• Home robots and security: a household security system integrated with a home automation system can provide additional services such as remote surveillance of security cameras over the Internet, or access control and central locking of all perimeter doors and windows

•Leak detection, smoke and CO detectors

•Indoor positioning systems (IPS).

•Home automation for the elderly and disabled

•Pet and Baby Care, for example tracking the pets and babies' movements and controlling pet access rights

•Air quality control. For example, Air Quality Egg is used by people at home to monitor the air quality and pollution level in the city and create a pollution map

•Smart Kitchen and Connected Cooking. Using Voice control devices like Amazon Alexa or Google Home to kitchen appliances.