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Ok, So you have made the right choice of choosing Z-wave to control your (IoT) devices to communicate with each other. But maybe things are not working quite as well as you expect. You press a button on your phone or send a voice command and and you wait..... and then finally a light comes on!  Another common problem is when a battery powered sensor was updating the temperature last week and this week it just doesn’t seem to be sending updates anymore or at best sporadically. As Z-Wave experts we have helped our customers build and rebuilt hundreds of Z-Wave networks...

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It’s the holiday season- decorations, shopping, parties, cooking, friends, family, travel and happiness. But while you are having fun doing all this and more it’s important to be safe and also keep your house safe. Most homeowners, in general, take precautions to prevent fires due to Christmas lights, yet very few take security measures to prevent home robbery. Though fire prevention is certainly important, so are other preventions to keep your family and home safe and not attract the eyes of a burglar. The best thing we suggest for home safety year-round and especially during the holidays is to have a...

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How to use the  Broadlink Rm Pro to Control your Smart Home RF Switches   Firstly you must download the IHC App from Google Play or App Store. Click the top right + and add the Broadlink universal remote by following the instructions. Once you have it added you will see the universal remote like shown below. Next Click on the universal remote.  Once inside the universal remote, Go to the bottom and click add device Then Select Lamp If you already have a remote control you can click the bottom selecting learn my remote codes right away and follow...

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The Soma Smart Shades is now at a lower price and has even more functionality.  We just recieved great news. The Soma Connect software is now open source. This means if you have a Raspberry Pi then you can flash the software onto the memory card and start using with your Soma Smart Shades or Soma Tilt. In light of this we are now building our own Oz Soma Connect this means that we can sell our Soma voice package at a lower cost. This package can include 1 2 or 3 Soma Smart shades + the Oz Soma Connect....

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Apple HomeKit has an opportunity to be the best Smart Home Speaker in Australia. Will they take the challenge? Apple's HomePod debuted in 2018. It had a $349 MSRP, great sound and the risk of putting white rings on your tabletop. Since then, Apple hasn't made much progress in the smart home.  Now, with reports of Apple expanding its HomeKit team and prepping for new products, there's evidence Apple may be taking a new interest in the connected home. The company posted 15 jobs in the last month with titles like "HomeKit Protocol Engineer," "HomeKit Partner Engineer" and "HomeKit Software Engineer." If Apple is indeed planning to press...

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