Home automation for a home, called a smart home. It includes the control and automation of lights, heaters, ventilation, air conditioning & security; as well as home appliances such as washing machines, ovens or refrigerators. Wi-Fi must be used for remote control & monitoring. Home devices, when remotely controlled & monitored the Internet, are an important essential of the Internet of Things. Latest systems generally be made up of switches and sensors connected to a home center unit sometimes called a “gateway” from which the system is controlled with a UI that is connected either with a wall mounted terminal, mobile application, tablet, computer, web or Internet cloud services.
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