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Top predictions for smart home technology in 2018

It comes as little surprise that we’re in the middle of a revolution where more items in our daily lives are now connected through the Internet of Things. In 2018 this industry will continue to grow, and a major driver of the adoption will be the smart home. Here are the top predictions for smart…

The pitfalls of DIY smart home installation

With so many smart products on the market, chances are you already have some interconnecting and operating within your home. And, while interconnected products are part of transforming your house into a smart home, the true art of creating a smart home that suits your needs is all about seamless connection that offers intuitive results. This is where…

Considering getting smart in 2018? – here’s what you need to know

2018 looks set to be a watershed year in the adoption of smart home technology as a host of appliances, smart speakers and new technology hits the market. If you’re considering transforming your house into a smart home in the New Year, here’s what you need to know. An ecosystem Smart Home technology relies on…

Amazon Echo reaches Australian shores

In the world of Smart Home voice activators, Amazon Echo is one of the big names that readily springs to mind. But up until the launch of Amazon in Australia in early December, there had been no word when Echo would be available locally. Now it’s official, come early 2018 Amazon Echo will be here,…

Meet FIBARO – a welcome guest in your home

At Lera, we are committed to finding effective and innovative solutions to provide the ultimate smart home. That’s why we’ve partnered with FIBARO, one of the most renowned brands in the smart home arena, to deliver intuitive products that cater to your individual needs. Here’s a little insight into the guest we welcome into our…

Smart lighting – a simple thing that makes a big difference

One of the first areas that many people consider for automation within the smart home is lighting and it’s a simple feature that makes a very big difference to the quality of living inside your home. Here’s a guide to the convenience that smart lighting offers and how it can transform a property into a…

Christmas in the smart home

The smart home is all about convenience, lifestyle and easy entertaining where technology enhances the welcoming ambience, functionality and efficiency of your home.  There are few occasions when these factors matter more than social festivities like Christmas where the celebration extends to family and friends.  So, take a moment and picture this: Christmas in the…

Baby boomers embrace smart technology

Baby boomers are emerging as proactive users of smart home technology as they safeguard the future and consider the upcoming requirements of aging. According to a recent survey the generation aged 55 and above comprises 25 per cent of the smart home market, meanwhile 80 per cent of this generation indicates an interest in smart…

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