the Smart Home

Making the Switch to the Smart Home – 3 Distinct Advantages

We already know how much convenience and efficiency have been brought to our lives by smartphones – and smart homes are the next logical step.

As more and more South Africans continue to tap into technologies that aid the day-to-day running of our households, the smart home is soaring to significant heights.

Here are our top 3 picks for the smart home features we predict to see in your home’s future.
1. Security & Surveillance

As South Africa’s crime rate continues to rise, the local security industry is constantly aiming to create innovative products for consumers. As a result, some of the first smart home products to gain popularity in South Africa have been security and surveillance devices.

Smart cameras allow you to track what’s happening in your home with your smartphone or tablet. Meanwhile, smart systems can monitor your entry points and alert you when they’re opened. Some systems even allow you to set your alarm or deactivate it remotely from your device.

Providing extra security to all types of homeowners from families with young children to elderly care homes, smart technology provides peace of mind knowing you and your loved ones are safe and sound.

For a product with illuminating security, our MyLights smart lighting system is a great choice. With MyLights, enjoy the comfort of being able to turn on your lights from the car, so you can always walk into a brightly lit home, as well as the comfort of being able to control your lights while on holidays, so it always looks like you’re home.
2. Heating & Cooling

As homeowners look towards creating their complete comfort zone, smart home products can also control your homes heating and cooling.

Intuitive to use, smart home products are a great way to control your home’s air management system from one centrally located tablet. Providing this added control is also a fantastic way to reduce electricity usage with features such as temperature sensors, precision air flow management and motion sensors available. So you’ll not only see energy savings, but you’ll see monetary savings too.

For full control over your air management in one easy solution, MyAir is one of the most efficient options currently on the South African market. A premium reverse cycle air conditioning management system with up to 10 zones and individual room airflow control, MyAir guarantees to keep your family comfortable.
3. Complete Control of Apps

When a home is well connected, it means you and your house can be in tune with each other. Itcan even facilitate your daily routine, from helping to pay bills and even to dimming the lights. This added functionality appeals to homeowners as it provides further control and customisation, ensuring the smooth running of the household.

With Advantage Air’s MyPlace, you’re able to control your home from one central hub. This hub integrates MyLights and MyAir seamlessly so you can adjust your lights and reverse cycle air-conditioner from the same touchscreen. Not only that, it also doubles as a tablet that can be loaded up with other smart home products and apps, including the family calendar, email, music, movies and much more.

Are you ready to open the door to the smart home? For more information on how to future-proof your home with Advantage Air South Africa’s MyLights smart lighting system, contact us today.