Home Automation Must Support Media PCs and Future Tech
It’s more common than ever to use purpose-built hardware and software solutions, ( Xbox, firewalls and VPN appliances, Google Search appliance, etc.). John Yoon, VP of marketing, and Bill Harper, director of development at Control4, discuss the advantages to a home automation controller and accompanying lighting, climate, and media solutions. The PC is certainly an important component to the digital home. Including Media Center PCs, iPods, Apple TVs and future systems through standards-based integration allows the home owner to deploy the best solution today and still support future components and digital accessories in the home tomorrow.