Home automation systems.

Key Challenge.

This was a massive residence with a massive external landscape area and several ancillary buildings that needed to be a part of the automation system. The client wanted a sophisticated, yet reliable and functional system to accommodate a mix of both residential and official use.


Our Solution.

To deliver this challenge, our design theme was ultra-high efficiency, with minimal footprint. This could only be achieve with the super efficient Wisdom Audio speakers that could disappear into the room interior. The required large 4k display was achieved with the massive Barco projector concealed in a custom built projector lift and project screen.

The Technology

Integrating a home automation system into a residence involves a systematic process that combines technology and infrastructure to create a smart and interconnected living environment. Here’s a step-by-step overview:

  1. Assessment and Planning: The process begins with an assessment of the homeowner’s needs and goals for automation. This includes determining which areas of the home will be automated, such as lighting, HVAC, security, entertainment, and more.
  1. Selection of Components: Based on the assessment, the homeowner selects the necessary components, such as smart thermostats, lighting controls, security cameras, smart locks, and entertainment systems. Compatibility and interoperability between devices are crucial considerations.
  1. Wiring and Infrastructure: Depending on the chosen components, wiring and infrastructure modifications may be required. This includes installing network cabling, power outlets, and potentially upgrading electrical systems.
  1. Installation of Devices: Smart devices are installed throughout the home, including sensors, cameras, smart switches, and hubs or controllers. These devices are positioned strategically to optimize their functionality.
  1. Programming and Configuration: A central hub or controller is set up to manage and communicate with all the devices. Customized automation routines and schedules are programmed into the system to meet the homeowner’s preferences.
  1. Testing and Calibration: The system is thoroughly tested to ensure all devices work seamlessly together. Adjustments are made as needed to optimize performance.
  1. User Interface Setup: Homeowners can control and monitor the system through a user-friendly interface, often via a smartphone app or a dedicated control panel. This interface is set up to provide easy access to all connected devices.
  1. Training and Education: The homeowners are educated on how to use the system effectively, including adjusting settings, creating automation scenarios, and troubleshooting common issues.
  1. Maintenance and Updates: Regular maintenance is essential to keep the system running smoothly. Firmware updates and security patches are applied as needed to ensure the system’s reliability and security.
  1. Expansion and Upgrades: Over time, homeowners may choose to expand their home automation system by adding new devices or upgrading existing ones to take advantage of evolving technology.

The integration of a home automation system involves careful planning, installation, and ongoing management to create a smart and efficient living space tailored to the homeowner’s preferences and needs.

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Ikoyi, Lagos.
project type:
-Speakers: Origin Acoustics
-Amplifiers: Apart Audio
-Shades: Lutron
-Surveillance: Bosch
-Access Control: 2N
-Lighting Control: Lutron
-Automation: Control4
-Video Distribution: Blustream
-Rack: Middle Atlantic
-Network: Luxul