What Next?

After using Samsung Smartthings for a while, I started looking for the next advancement in the home automation. On the look out for a locally run home automation hub, I shortlisted two – Home Assistant and openHAB. After researching deeply about these two platforms I decided to try out Home Read more…

Google Assistant

Google Assistant: What is it? Google first unveiled Google Assistant at its Google I/O conference in May 2016, pitching the new virtual assistant as an improvement of the experience in Google Now, as well as an expansion of Google’s existing “Ok Google” voice controls. While Google has been using voice search Read more…

Smart Home

Why a Smart Home? My intention of making my home smart is to provide me and my family comfort, security, energy efficiency (low operating costs) and convenience at all times, regardless of whether anyone is home or not – the same benefits that technology and personal computing have brought to us over the Read more…