On this episode of Home: On, Lisa Montgomery, the Executive Editor of Electronic House magazine, joins Richard to discuss the merits and challenges of single-focus apps v. integrated control for home automation. Integrated systems are often best, but they can be pricey and complicated. Meanwhile, stovepiped apps may make things more difficult for homeowners with multiple smart devices, but they provide an easy entry point for DIY consumers and product manufacturers alike. What’s your preference? Leave us a comment, below.
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- Electronic House
- Integrated Control vs. Multiple Apps for Home Automation
- Nest thermostat
- Philips Hue
- iLumi Solutions
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