Smart house: How to integrate tech into home design

We find technology in just about every aspect of our lives, and it’s not going anywhere any time soon. From automated ordering kiosks at dining establishments to online shopping from the palm of your hand, digital devices have transformed how you go about your daily agenda. 

Whether you’re a home designer, developer or architect, the same rings true. Technology can make homeowners feel safer, more comfortable and satisfied with their living arrangements. Here are a few digital advancements that have changed the game in homeownership:

Security systems for safety

IoT market research and consulting firm Parks Associates predicts that around 30% of homes in the U.S. will adopt a smart security system by 2021. Many of today’s home alarm systems come with a wireless doorbell camera as well as door and window sensors, motion detectors, alarms and easy-to-use control panels.  

Smart speakers for entertainment

According to the Smart Audio Report by NPR and Edison Research, 53 million people over the age of 18 in the U.S. own a smart speaker. From requesting music and dimming the lights to providing the weather forecast and answering other trivial questions, smart speakers are making an impact in homes across the country.

Motorized retractable screens for comfort

When you can’t decide whether you want the screens open or closed, Phantom’s motorized retractable screens make the decision as easy as a click of a button. This customized option can help you build and design a home that offers fresh air, shade from the sun, climate control and privacy while living the lavish life.