What is a smart home?

Smart home (English: smart home, home automation) is a residential platform, using integrated wiring technology, network communication technology, security technology, automatic control technology, audio and video technology to integrate home life-related facilities to build efficient residential facilities With the management system of family schedule affairs, it improves the safety, convenience, comfort and artistry of the home, and realizes an environment-friendly and energy-saving living environment.

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Smart home is the embodiment of IoT under the influence of the Internet. Smart home connects various devices in the home (such as audio and video equipment, lighting system, curtain control, air conditioning control, security system, digital cinema system, audio and video server, video cabinet system, network appliances, etc.) Home appliance control, lighting control, telephone remote control, indoor and outdoor remote control, anti-theft alarm, environmental monitoring, HVAC control, infrared forwarding and programmable timing control and other functions and means. Compared with ordinary homes, smart homes not only have traditional living functions, but also have construction, network communication, information appliances, and equipment automation, provide a full range of information interaction functions, and even save money for various energy costs.

The concept of smart home originated very early, but there was no specific construction case until 1984 when the United Technology Company (United Technologies BuildingSystem) applied the concept of building equipment informatization and integration to CityPlaceBuilding in Hartford, Connecticut, USA, and the first "intelligent building" appeared, which opened the world's competition. The prelude to building a smart home.