Smart Home integration enables you to control home appliances and services using an app on a smart phone or tablet. Control lighting, heating, security plus blinds and curtains. Multiroom audio visual can also be integrated. These types of system usually have a high price tag but we are seeing costs come down as more manufacturers enter the market.
Streaming content and controlling products and services via a wifi network is undoubtedly the future.
Most equipment now comes with some form of network control making it easier to integrate into a smart home control system.