Home Automation has become a part of our vision of how we would perceive living in the future. Among Designers and architects, automation has crossed a variety of stages and scales, beginning from the concept of a smart city, and automation in buildings to the working of light and ventilation in our homes. In recent years we can witness how
interior spaces have been transformed with the help of upgrading technologies. As the name of the article suggests we would be showing light on the automation system that has been adapted and accepted inside the house today but let us first understand what is the role of automation. And How does it work?
Role of Home Automation in interiors
Smart Home Technology or Home Automation allows you to control the functions of your home using the Objects connected to the Internet. It enables one to automate homes by giving control to multiple devices via sensors, remotes, or with the help of voice commands.
Home Automation plays a massive role in homes smart for easy living & allows one to step into high functionality & technology.
One of the major advantages of home automation is Convenience. Managing devices to keep the lights off with just voice commands supports making life easier. It helps in maximizing Security as it can help you keep an eye on the Cameras on the doorbell. Energy efficiency has become a major part of conservation now but with home
automation saving energy has become much easier as it can automatically turn off the lights in unwanted areas. Also, Its remote controlling access has made events less time – consuming.
- Lighting and Heating Interior lighting is one of the most important targets for automation, given the existing technologies that are skilled to sense human presence and micro-movements through spaces. Automated lighting allows control of the selection of scenes and recalls with a press of a single click. It enables to customize of the lighting instantly and helps it accommodate various preferences with different uses in space. It is also believed automated lighting and heating have the potential to save more energy in homes by limiting the usage of excess light in unoccupied rooms.
The Furniture sets an impeccable example of how automation in interior design has impacted how we choose to live. Given the increasing population, the habitation in smaller spaces in the cities has become obvious. The Automated furniture is adaptive, creative, and flexible for interiors.
As we read about how various innovations, home automation is transforming rooms and even personal spaces such as toilets. The new highly efficient showers are claimed to save up to 85% of water with 75% energy. While the mirrors offer the luxury of reading news while grooming. The innovation provides extravagant possibilities – towel warmers, floor alerts, body dryers, and the list is endless.
While Automation is mostly envisioned as a tool to perform commands in interiors, it can also be used to enhance aesthetics. Turning office areas, bathrooms, bedrooms, living spaces, and any wall could be upright with aesthetics.
- Virtual Assistants
Virtual Assistants are voice-controlled devices. It is programmed to control your smart home, engage your favorite services, inform, entertain, and alert, and is capable of providing one with all the smart home automated luxury on your voice.
Ar. Rohit Patil
Visiting Faculty at Smt. K. L. Tiwari College of Architecture