Home automation is something that would enable you to control different equipment in your house with ease. There would be a central processing system and all the different equipment in the house would be connected to this system. And you would be able to control the equipment centrally. The controlling can be done with a remote control or with the help of a smart phone. Also there would be various automatic functions as well. All these automatic systems have a single aim and that is to make things easier for the residents. Also in most cases, a house that is equipped with automatic systems like automatic lighting system would be able to cut down on energy bills.
Being able to control from the kitchen:
If you are a parent who are a home maker then you will be spending a lot of time in the kitchen. And hence it would very helpful if you are able to control various equipment from the kitchen it self. This is very possible if there is a home automation system in place. You would be able to see the different parts of the house where there are CCTV cameras. Also you would be able to control the lights in all parts of the house.
A sense of security:
Since an automatic security system would alert the resident as soon as an intruder enters the premises of the house. Also the chain of cameras which is installed would be able to record any kind of malpractice and hence this can be used as evidence.
Another feature is that these systems would be able to send a notification to the resident in case there is a security breach.