The primary milestone of any intelligent home is a capable and reliable network. Maintaining good connectivity between all these different devices is paramount. A device that keeps ‘falling off’ the network will brand the entire system useless when the problem really lies with the network it is connected to.
The more sophisticated your tech products become the better your internal network needs to be. This internal ‘connectivity’ dictates how efficiently these devices access the World Wide Web, and therefore directly effects your Internet speeds throughout your home.
There are some great domestic products and kits available if you know what to choose. Network access points (not repeaters!) will provide perfect roaming though out your home, taking care of all those dead spots. Investing in good switches, routers, cabling and Wi-Fi access points is the prefect place to start when preparing your home for the next generation of ‘Smart’.
Placement of Access Points is critical. Viewing Wi-Fi-Heat-Maps ensures the best coverage possible.
Networking Data Switches provide reliable connectivity of hardware. If it can be wired it should be wired.
Centralising all your networking equipment is the first step to creating a maintenance friendly smart home
Monitor your property at home or away. Network Video Recorder will archive camera footage for instant playback via your Phone or PC
Connectivity to your whole house system or individual sub systems provides control from anywhere.
The most important aspect of any project is providing a high level of 'aftersales' support. Remotely checking all functionality periodically