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Setting up a TaHoma Scenario Setting up a TaHoma Scenario

THE modern smarthome is a complete ecosystem packed with features designed to improve comfort, convenience and security. But every system, regardless of how simple or complex it is, needs a brain – and Somfy TaHoma is that brain. Compatible with...

What happens when movement is detected - Somfy Protect What happens when movement is detected - Somfy Protect

KEEPING an ever watchful eye on your home using sophisticated camera and sensor equipment is the perfect way to help guarantee peace of mind. Essential components of the secure modern smart home, such tech is ideal for acting as a...

Light up your home with IZYMO, The New IO Micro Modules Range Light up your home with IZYMO, The New IO Micro Modules Range

If you’ve ever wanted to upgrade your home from traditional wired equipment to a new wireless solution but thought it was too much hassle, think again. Wireless is the future of the smart home, providing ultimate convenience and control over...

Creating comfort, safety and convenience with smart lighting solutions Creating comfort, safety and convenience with smart lighting solutions

SMART lighting is probably the most noticeable aspect of the modern smart home. From the convenience of having them switch on and off when you enter or leave the room and being able to control everything with your smartphone, to...

Google Assistant takes Somfy to the next level Google Assistant takes Somfy to the next level

EVER since its launch in 2016, Google assistant has revolutionised the way we interact with technology. For the very first time, we could play music and video, search the web and access our files just by talking to our devices...

Enjoy peace of mind with the Somfy All in One Alarm System Enjoy peace of mind with the Somfy All in One Alarm System

THE summer months are all about vacations and spending time with the family, but when we’re away from home it can also leave your property vulnerable. In fact, the summer months rank alongside Christmas as a peak time for burglaries...

Outdoor security cameras - a vigilant watchman Outdoor security cameras - a vigilant watchman

Imagine an ever-vigilant watchman which can keep an eye on your property, 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week, even in the dead of night. The Somfy Outdoor Camera is that watchman; a camera with full HD and night vision that alerts...

TaHoma + Philips Hue TaHoma + Philips Hue

Lighting up your smart home HARNESSING the power of light around our homes is about so much more than the simple practicalities of seeing, it’s about health, happiness and ambiance too. The smarter our homes get, the more possibilities we...

Smoke detection alerts in TaHoma Smoke detection alerts in TaHoma

We live and spend a lot of time in our homes and we expect these to be a safe place for our family members. Nevertheless many people do suffer from serious injuries and deaths every year due to fires in...

Security for our home and our loved ones Security for our home and our loved ones

THERE are plenty of security solutions out there that help us protect our property, but what about protecting those things which are truly priceless - our loved ones? Any parent will know that we spend a huge amount of time...

Burglary prevention with TaHoma + IFTTT Burglary prevention with TaHoma + IFTTT

More Smart Home with TaHoma + IFTTT The smart home is a great easy living solution for your everyday life. It helps out making things simpler, automates different tasks you do everyday in your home, takes care of your lighting...

Warding off Intruders – Why Prevention is Better than Cure Warding off Intruders – Why Prevention is Better than Cure

There are several sophisticated security solutions out there which can protect your property from the inside and outside. But once an intruder is inside, even if he doesn’t have time to take anything, the feeling that your property has still...

What do you need for your smart home? What do you need for your smart home?

What do you need for your smart home? Okay, so you’re comfortable with the idea of a smart home now and you’ve got your Virtual Assistant and/or TaHoma all ready to go – but where do you go from there...

How to create your very first smart home How to create your very first smart home

How to Create Your Very First Smart Home   Across Europe, the smart home revolution is well underway: According to statistics, one in 10 households across the continent is now considered a ‘smart’ home, with that figure expected to double...

Back to school with smart home tech Back to school with smart home tech

Back to School with Smart Home Tech IT’S that time of year when children will be returning to school, and there’s a whole range of smart home solutions that can make that transition so much easier both for them, and...

Things to consider when buying an IP camera Things to consider when buying an IP camera

Things to consider when buying an IP camera With nearly 40% of UK households due to be classed as ‘smart homes’ by 2022, the number of people investing in smart security systems is increasing all the time. One of the...

Make your home a not so tempting target Make your home a not so tempting target

How tech can make your home a not so tempting target In our last blog post we talked about how there were a number of basic solutions homeowners can take to try and secure their properties against would-be burglars, but...

Burglary prevention during your holidays Burglary prevention during your holidays

Secure Your Home For The Holiday Season Using Smart Home Tech With summer just around the corner many of us will be planning our holiday, a chance to get away from it all and take a well-earned break. But it...