November 2009


Video Tour of Brilliant Living’s HQ

Brilliant Living is one of the UKs premier Integrators and we’ve featured them before on Automated Home (from the SmartHome Shows of 2007 and 2008). …





New Z-Wave Smoke Detector and Siren

Like torturing yourself with more Z-Wave goodies you can’t buy in the UK?  Here’s two interesting new products equipped with the wireless system… “Copenhagen –…


Crestron Integration by Custom Controls

Here’s a set of three videos from Custom Contols showing recent integration projects for smart home lighting and security systems as well as the Spotify…


New Apple Remote Review

Apple’s diminutive infrared remote control was replaced a few weeks back (along with the launch of a raft of other new hardware).  The new unit…



10 Smart Home Christmas Gift Ideas

It's not easy to buy something for the gadget lover who already seems to have everything – so here are 10 easy Christmas gift ideas…