Category "technology"

9Oct

Smart motorized Electric Curtains & automated Blinds with Voice Assistant !

by bilal
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2019 Smart home needs Smart motorized curtains and Drapes for windows- Complete guide before installation

Too lazy to get up and open the curtains?

Still need light to wake you up from sleep?

Want things to be done before you get up so you save time?

Tell your home assistant to do that for you. In 2019, home assistant has become really friendly and easy to access. This is because you can now control all your smart home equipment easily and remotely from anywhere you want. Make your sleep more peaceful and calm with no worries and inducing motorized curtains.

 

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Why should you choose smart curtains?

Progressing in the modern era of technology and Internet of things everything is interconnected. Why not use the technology to improve your life standards and save the time for doing more important chores.

What is your daily routine? You wake up pull off the alarm and open the curtains for sun and then go for bath. What if all you have to do is to get into bath take a quick shower and BOO! Get ready for work. Leave the opening and closing of curtains to your home assistant. What if you are leaving the house and forget to close the curtains? In normal cases you get back to the window and close the curtains. But this will be different when it comes to Smart Home Automation. 

In the middle of your work and need some light? Want to slide your drapes and keep the momentum of work simultaneously? Get the system that will be smart enough for your windows. Let home assistant do these stuff for you. All you have to do is following:

  • Configure your smart curtains with your Alarm clock. So, your curtains will automatically open up to give you light you require to start up the day.
  • Control remotely these smart curtain motors so that if you have to leave the house and forget to close the curtains you can do it from your app.
  • Get Smart curtains with central hub so that you can control all your smart home devices by just sitting at one point.

How much does it cost?

To make smart home automation systems reasonable for you, it is not necessary that you cost your fortune. You can integrate your previous curtains with the smart motors and then connect them with your phone app. complete installation of smart systems for homes is all included in the package. Omni cloud solutions bring the easy incorporation of motor curtains. Be it a renovation idea or new home constructionhome automation system can be easily installed with cost effective way and by a regular electrician. Omni Smart Home automation beats any other Home Automation Provider in Pakistan because of their expertise in sales service and 1 year Local Warranty with head office in Lahore Pakistan. A smart home is not a dream now you can easily install Home automation system in Pakistan and upgrade the living standards.

How can you install Smart home curtains?

To install Smart home curtains that are remotely controllable has remotely controllable smart designed motor that is designed to work with dt82 curtain tracks. It actually got quite a powerful motor that should be able to pull up to about 50kgs. It has a plug less cable so either you have to attach a plug or connect it to your electricity. Or in case of getting it from Omni clouds solution smart home automation provider; you will have that installed by electrician.

The device is handy that is 250 mm in length and is able to be worked with any voltage  100-250 V, 50-60HZ. It connects over low energies Zigbee/ wifi  setup and control. So you need to have one of the gate ways. Or you can connect to your regular Wi Fi router. After installing curtain tracks, mount the motor to the rails. After connecting all the devices and installation required to set up the curtains leave the rest to be controlled by the apps. After installation in the app you will be able to fully close and open the motor to learn the track size. You can always use the motorized curtains and open them with the slightest touch as well. No sound is being made by the motor that will interrupt you or disturb you. You can easily set up wake up and good night time. You can set up automation rules to have it work with motion detectors or even temperatures sensors to automatically close the curtains withing 15 minutes when certain temperature of your room is reached. It can be integrated with the ecosystem easily.

How to operated Smart curtain system?

You can track system with amazon, Amazon Alexa echo dot and  Google home or with any of the voice control devices you already have connected with the curtains. Since, the whole agenda was to make things do remotely, therefore, not only voice recognition is all time available and you have to give commands through mobile app. With Google assistant being friendly and co-operative it take few minutes to integrate with the central hub as well that will give you access through all your devices like smart lights and curtain rods. Another best feature about the motor curtain is that all you have to do is to take motor with you along when you shift your place or apartment. A remote control is included with this set making it fully compatible with your voice-activation system. Some users may install a remote app onto their smart phones that will communicate with the curtain’s sensor.Smart Omni Curtain Control

What type of Smart curtains can be configured?

Different blinds and different smart home curtains and drapes can be integrated with any protocol. Just choose the place for where you want your motorized curtains. Either you need drapes in your home or you need blinds to make your office look professional. Omni Smart home automation provide you single motor drive and single open curtain. Along with that you can slide app to integrate single motor drive and double open curtain.

Features Our curtains have:

Coming across world of Smart Home devices quiet operation, the only best smart home system provider is Omni Smart home solution in Pakistan. And that is because we provide the features like

Soft touch start:

All you have to do is to make the slight touch that will indicate the curtains to open. Rest of the work is done by the motor sensor.

Manual operate:

It’s alright to operate these smart curtains manual as well. So, if there is anything that goes against IT, you can operate it manually.

Obstruction detection:

If some cat or any obstruction that is making your curtains do abnormal behavior, these curtains are smart enough to detect the obstruction and make the siren go on.

Remote Control:

Rf Remote control is available in standard package to operate them without the need to walking up to your curtain.

App Control:

Android and / Apple Ios Application is available to operate curtains from anywhere in the world.

Voice Assistant Control:

You can configure smart curtains in Lahore, Pakistan to be operated with google home assistant or amazon Alexa dot.

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8Oct

Electronic Smart door lock Guide

by bilal

What type of Electronic Smart door lock you should choose? 

Are your hands full of grocery shopping and you are figuring out way to hold handle of lock?

Embarrassed because your guests had arrived unannounced and you are not home?

Well, it is time to upgrade to smart Wi-Fi door locks. You can get a Wi-Fi electronic smart door lock that provides you with the multiple options for configuration. It will not be right to say that remote door locks have made your home living heaven and secure. Electronic remote door lock can be operated remotely which means that you can lock or unlock your doors from anywhere either you are home or at work, through your smart phone. You use finger to access or create temporary or permanent digital keys for your friends. Omni Smart Home Automation Solutions make the integration and installation affordable and easy for you with local warranty.

Do smart locks need Wi-Fi?

Different protocol options are available for integration of new smart home door locks, Bluetooth, ZigBee or Wi-Fi. Since it needs to be installed and able to communicate with the rest of your smart home setup so either it needs to be connected with centralized Hub or existing Wi-Fi router. Most of the smart locks are therefore connected through one of three common communication protocols: Bluetooth, ZigBee or Wi-Fi. Every protocol has its pros and cons. There are other less common and expensive options like Z-Wave.

  • Bluetooth Door Lock

Bluetooth is a common smart-lock protocol because it doesn’t burn through battery life as quickly.  Bluetooth protocol has its own down side and that is the limitation of the range. Bluetooth range is roughly 300 feet in a best-case scenario, and probably a lot less depending on how your home environment. It’s sufficient to control your electronic door lock while you are inside the house while what about when you are out? You’ll definitely lose the connection. Though no Central Hub is used if you want to connect through Bluetooth mode which makes it really convenient for your smart-home aspirations end at your smart lock, but hubs grant you the ability to control multiple connected devices from a single app, which can be more convenient than dividing home control among an assortment of device-specific apps.

  • ZigBee Door Lock

If you need to select the ZigBee protocol to connect to your electronic door lock, you might need a compatible hub. As Bluetooth connects directly with the lock, these locks need some configuration. That hub will translate the lock’s ZigBee signal into something your router can understand — once it does, you’ll be able to control it from anywhere.

It has more advantages than the disadvantages. As talking about the range of a ZigBee connection, it is about 120 feet, so the lock will need to be in range of hub. Though, additional ZigBee devices can act as range extenders by repeating the signal from the hub and sending it out further. The ZigBee signal can bounce up to four different times, for a maximum range of about 600 feet (walls, doors and other obstructions will all take a toll on range). Since Zigbee is IOt specific protocol therefore safety and options are unlimited.

  • Wi-Fi Smart Door lock

ZigBees have taken over the IOT but the biggest setback of ZigBee is the need of an additional hub. The plus side is that you can connect to more third-party devices than a standard Bluetooth lock if you have Smart Things or another multi-protocol hub. But, if you don’t plan to use your existing wifi router and a bunch of other devices with your Wi-Fi electronic door lock, ZigBee may not be right for you. Smart door locks with wifi are the best affordable option for quick upgrade without any hassle. Such locks come with multiple option to unlock which include finger sensor, remote app unlock, standard metal key, NFC card and numeric pass-code.

Smart Wifi Electronic Door Lock

Smart wifi fingerprint sensor remote door control

 

6May

Cost Price & Benefits of Best Home Automation system for Smart Homes in Pakistan for 2019?

by bilal
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Cost Price & Benefits of Best Home Automation system for Smart Homes in Pakistan for 2019?

Best Architect and Builder!! Spanish Tiles!! Solid Wood Doors!! Italian high-end Designer Kitchen!! Hikvision CCTV camera!!! What is the need for all these high-end products when you are planning your new home construction?  It is a life time decision and one has been saving all their life to build their dream smart home. Why are celebrities’ home in USA and Europe more concerned about the simplicity and convenience to make it a Smart home.

Smart Home or home automation basically refer to same idea of hooking up Home Automation Devices and Tech Hacks to get your daily routine tasks done more efficiently to save energy and time.

Few questions that pop when you are planning to automate your home in Pakistan.

What is home automation?

How much does it cost to automate a home?

How does home automation work?

What is home automation using IOT?

Why is home automation needed?

Answer. Omni Smart Home Automation

If you are a high-end architect builder, who wants to add value to your latest construction project or you building your dream smart home and wish to add convenience to your life. Omni Smart Home Lighting, Smart Touch Electrical Fitting and Smart Electric Motorized Curtain and Automated Blinds is the answer to your question. With Showroom in Lahore Gulberg get first hand experience of how easily you can incorporate home automation system in your Home. Complete range of Smart devices Pakistan is available to manage all requirements. Complete Planning of your requirement, and cost benefit for Smart Home and Home Automation in Pakistan.

Home Automation Pakistan

Home Automation Pakistan

Home automation in Pakistan is not something new, however home automation companies in Pakistan have been installing smart home solutions that would scare the top tech experts. Gone are the days when u needed to be facebook owner or extensive layout of Cat6 cables running through your walls and maintain a server room in your house just to switch a light ON. Few tech manic have killed their time in raspberry pi home automation. Smart Home Automation Ideas are now easily workable in Pakistan with complete range of sensors and Smart Electrical fittings from single Smart Home Vendor in Pakistan.

Home automation system have evolved over the time and in 2019 Smart Home System setup by Omni Smart Home Automation dose not require any special network wiring. Be it a renovation idea or new home construction, home automation system can be easily installed with cost effective way and by a regular electrician. Omni Smart Home automation beats any other Home Automation Provider In Pakistan because of their unmatched after sales service and 1 year Local Warranty with head office in Lahore Pakistan.

Smart homes is not a dream now you can easily install smart home automation system in Pakistan and live a automate Pakistan life.

Difference Between Smart Home Capabilities and Normal Home

Difference Between Smart Home Capabilities and Normal Home    
Smart Lighting Control from Anywhere. No Yes
Color Changing Light scenes RGB Smart Lights (atmosphere). No Yes
Over Load and Short Circuit Protection No Yes
Change Switch on/ off AC temperature from Mobile No Yes
Latest Touch Screen Fashion Statement No Yes
Color Light scenes RGB Smart Lights (atmosphere). No Yes
One button Switch off Smart lights before Sleeping of leaving the house. No Yes
Window Curtain & Blind control from any place. No Yes
No additional Wiring Required to Reconfigure the Buttons. No Yes
Complete integration with Alarms and Sirens. No Yes
9Apr

What about Smart Light Bulbs that makes them best part of smart home lights in Pakistan?

by bilal

What about Smart Light Bulbs that makes them best part of smart home lights in Pakistan?

Philips hue was the first to come up with a credible wireless lights product and an extensive rang of wifi lighting solutions. Constructing and new home or renovating your old living space, smart home devices are integral feature in all smart home projects. Smart lights or “wireless lights” how you may call it is the first step towards automating home construction project. Before you get carried away in the fantasy of color changing led bulbs, wirelessly controlled by your mobile and voice by Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, there are few questions you should answer.

  1. How long smart bulbs last?

Light bulbs, smart led light strip and led ceiling lights are all examples of Smart Lighting. Technically they are same as a regular Led Bulbs however an additional communication ship is added to be controlled via WIFI mobile. Life of Led lighting is better than original Edison Bulbs and traditional Energy saver bulbs.

Smart Light Solution

Smart Light Solution

  1. What do smart Lights Do?

Wifi lighting solutions come hand for many reasons. They can work together in pairs when using them as dimmable Ambiance Lighting. Such Scenario Lighting are needed in Home Theater, bedrooms and restaurant for mood lighting solution. Smart Lights can change color and temperature to suit requirements. Energy efficiency is another factor that comes handy as it can be pre-configured timer to turn on and off at specific time.

  1. Which Smart Lights work with Alexa and Google Assistant?

Below are few brands of smart lights in Pakistan that I have tested to work good with amazon Alexa.

  • Phillips Hue (Most Expensive).
  • Lutron.
  • Omni Smart Lighting Bulbs. (Local Warranty in Pakistan)
  • Ikea (Relatively New entry)

Conclusion.

Wifi Lighting Solutions & smart bulbs in Pakistan are a new entry for technology and interior designing enthusiast. Instead of wasting money on Philips hue you should look for cheap good price alternative with similar life and functionality. Wireless controlled light bulbs & Light Fixture are not the only part of smart home, you should look for a compete Home Automation company, so all future electronics in your home could be controlled by you mobile. Omni Smart Lighting is a google home light bulbs, it works stand alone and have the option to integrate with smart door locks and motion sensor to make it a complete smart home step by step. All latest Home Automation features like integration with Google Home, Amazon AlexaGoogle nest and IFTTT can be integrated into your smart home.

 

23Mar

Best price cctv AHD & IP camera Lahore

by bilal
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Best price cctv camera installation, Ip Camera or Turbo HD cctv what works best in Lahore.

With rise in security and surveillance issue in Lahore, home security cameras are increasingly becoming important. Once you sit down to choose the cctv camera brand and cctv equipment it becomes more confusing. From fancy brand names like Hikvision and Dahua, you will have a million options for ip cctv and ahd cctv systems. What will work for you is a serious question as Price of CCTV system changes considerably once you start wishing for fancy features like face recognition cctv camera and number plate recognizing cctv camera.

Most affordable CCTV equipment and security DVRs and Ip NVR available in Lahore are usually waste of money at some time in near future. Not commenting for everyone, but since there is no easy way to verify the number of mega pixels in a  camera by a lay man it is usually just a number on the camera stickers to sell.

What to look for in a CCTV Camera?

At the moment there are 3 type of camera system available in Lahore CCTV market,

  1. AHD (generic Open Source cctv technology)

  2. Turbo HD (Hikvision Proprietary cctv technology)

  3. ONVIF IP Camera (Open source IP (internet protocol cctv camera)

CCTV Retailer and CCTV installer usually have no technical idea of actual lens’s properties. AHD is most widely sold cctv system in Lahore. CCTV dealer will rely most on the picture quality of the camera to judge if it is a good or bad cctv camera. It will just be on your choice, which camera result you like. Picture quality of cctv cameras is highly dependable on the time of day and actual available light source. A cctv camera that looked good at shop with show room lighting available, it might not work for you once it is installed outside for night vision purpose. CCTV camera come in all sizes from bullet AHD Camera, Dome AHD cctv camera & Hidden camera.

Don’t get confused with OEM CCTV brands and big Mega pixel cctv numbers printed on them. For a normal house in Lahore a 1.3 mega pixal cctv bullet camera is good enough. If you can afford go for Hikvision for best quality for day and night. Omni CCTV is a best cctv camera if you wish to go for OEM brand CCTV system in Lahore.

If area is bigger then 1 kanal we always suggest to choose Ip camera cctv system. As AHD cctv & turbo HD will have issue if distance from DVR is long.

What to look for in a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) or NVR (network Video Recorder)?

If you are going to choose analog cctv system. You will have to choose Hikvision turbo HD DVR in case u go for Hikvision turbo hd camera system. For Affordable AHD system in Lahore you can choose OMNI DVR system for long term reliable AHD cctv system.

Both options are available in case you go for Ip cctv system and DVR is replaced with network video recorder. DVR and NVR work the same only difference is connectivity with the CCTV camera, analog camera system is connected via coaxial cable and ip camera system is connected via CAT 6 cable.

Conclusion 

Home security cameras should be dependable. A home security and surveillance system should have video backup recording when u need it. It should have clear picture quality day or night time. Night vision camera capability is what make it a good cctv camera system. Hikvision and Omni cctv camera both have good all-around result during day and low light night vision.

15Mar

Timer switch, smart switch and time control light switch

by bilal

Timer switch, smart switch and time control light switch. 3 ways you can use them in Home Automation Pakistan.

Timer switch can be effectively used to save electricity if you have a habit of forgetting to switch off lights and electrical appliances. Light switch timer is designed to replace your existing conventional light switches, without the need of any additional wiring—you just remove your existing switch and install the timer switch in the same electrical fitting. Along with convince it also has added feature of surge protection and fire resistant. Time control light switch can allow lighting to switch on and off automatically at pre-programed times or according to the time of day. Light on off timer can be adjusted to automatically carry out the schedule for unattended operation.

Programmable Timer Switch

Smart program timer switch

Timing light can give an impression as if someone is home while you are enjoying your vacation. Programmable electrical switches & smart home plugs are now available with WIFI connectivity to control appliances remotely on your mobile through android and apple mobile phones.

Below are few Home Automation scenarios in which smart plug can be used to carry out simple daily routines to save time and energy in Smart Home.

  • Smart electrical Switch

We are all stuck in the transition phase from our traditional homes into scenarios of home automation. Smart plug is the easiest way to convert existing appliances into smart remotely controllable devices. Settings can be done in mobile application to turn on and off the devices at preset time. No more forgetting with best low-cost smart plugs available in Pakistan.

  • Electric Water Pump Timer.

No one likes wasting water and so is the electricity with continuous running water pump motor. Now you can remotely control the water pumps with smart wireless socket to ensure water and energy saving. Programmable socket can manage timing scenario to automatically switch on and off the pump. Current status is synced with the app to check if action is required. It can be used for Industrial Automation to manage production lines in factories for time saving. Unlimited options are available to trigger switch based on weather and other home automation sensors available at OMNI cloud solutions.

  • Restaurant Scenario Lighting.

Time control light switch is an easy and effective way to manage your restaurant lighting in Pakistan. It can either be used to as a simple timer for lighting control. It can be used as dimmer timer switch for lights so that depending on the time of day the customer gets the same lighting level and a present experience with restaurant lights. Light switch timer switch can be used with other omni smart Home wifi products to create a smart scene. WIFI lighting solutions are easy to implement as no additional wiring is needed.

Above are just a few examples how Home automation devices & system can be used to make life easy in Smart Home Construction in Pakistan.

 

21Feb

Home Automation?  Affordable Dream for Pakistan in 2019

by bilal

Home Automation?  Affordable Dream for Pakistan in 2019

Gone are the day of Plc automation (programmable logic controller), where engineers had to write codes day in, day out to accomplish a simple remote on/off task.

2019 is the year of smart home devices as IOT (Internet of things) is creeping in our household, creating a system of connected devices to ease our life, saving time and energy in return. Zigbee/ Wifi home automation system for smart doors locks, smart RGB lighting control, and smart smart electrical switches & sockets have become smart & intelligent giving us the option to effortlessly operate them from a smart phone, keypad, or touch control panels.

It is now possible to Answer door from anywhere in the world through your mobile app and unlock the door for guest.  Adjust your thermostat for your water heater, get real-time updates on smart smoke detector and carbon monoxide levels. Even if you are not interested in the Advance home automation you may soon be pres

Home Automation Pakistan

Home Automation Pakistan

sing a single button to switch your lighting scenario and close motorized curtains shades to create ambiance for entertainment and living area. Smart home technology adds convenience, comfort, and value to your property.  All such Smart home system & devices are available for new construction and existing home renovation.

All top line architects like Mazhar Munir, Galleria Design, Faisal Rasool are going for home automation project. It may sound like a luxury to have smart house at the moment, but just like smart phones, latest technologies in automation and reduction in cost Home Automation is going to be widely used in Pakistani Home construction project starting 2019.

 

18Feb

This 2500 Rupee Affordable Smart power socket can get you started for Smart Home in Pakistan.

by bilal
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This 2500 Rupee Affordable Smart power socket can get you started for Smart Home in Pakistan.

Smart home solutions are picking up in Pakistan, many brands are coming up with devices that offer to help you save time, electricity and for better home security, and offer to make your living more comfortable. The idea is very good, but the cost factor of replacing your old appliance with new smart home devices is the key deciding factor. Omni Smart Home Socket In fact, can make your entire home smarter, or at least help you control them with a remote mobile app in a cost effectively and easily to do way.

What is the magic? It’s a smart electrical plug, and it can convert the way you operate your existing devices and appliances in your home. If you’re new to the idea of smart home technology, or you can only afford a few smart home products, smart plugs are a great way to get the feel of Home Automation, being inexpensive (you can find some for as little as 2500rs on Daraz). Also, most brands work with Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Apple HomeKit. Here’s everything you need to know about smart plugs in Pakistan.wifi smart socket

Do I Need Smart Hub ?

No! Smart hub is not needed for wifi smart socket. It connects to your existing wifi. No extra setting is required for it to work remotely on your mobile. It is a Simple do it yourself (DIY) process.

Can I create schedules?

Yes! Scheduled on/off is one of the most basic tasks a smart socket can do.  Not only it is pre scheduled in your mobile app. It can also be triggered according to sun rise, sunset and weather conditions.

Work with other smart Home Devices/ products?

Yes, it can be easy configured to work with, smart electrical fittings and smart home sensors to trigger a scenario as per your need.

Monitor Energy Usage.

Effectively measure, daily weekly and monthly usage of your smart connected device. It helps to save energy and reduce your electricity bill. Few quick usage recommendations is connecting to electric water heater and home water pressure pumps to only turn on during the time of the day it is required.

Smart Socket Works with Alexa and Google Home Assistant & IFTTT.

It works with all popular voice and home automation assistant to give u state of the art home automation experience. Just talk to your voice assistant and get it done.

Over-load & protection & Fire protection.

The pick of the functions for Pakistan market is that it has over voltage protection. Material is fire resistant and best to use with all type of electrical appliance including AC and Water geysers. Currant voltage and amp used can be monitored.

Remote control Socket on Mobile App Android and Apple.

Wifi smart socket app can be used to operate the socket from anywhere in the world on Android and Apple Os. Real time status is synced on app so you can see current status of the appliance connected.

smart socket

Smart Socket

Smart Socket Specification

  • 16 million color, 8 scene modes RGB LED
  • Color, brightness, color temperature adjusted
  • Energy monitoring, daily weekly and monthly graph.
  • Remote control on App
  • Works with Alexa and Google Home Assistant & IFTTT
  • Manually switch on/off
  • Remote Switch on/off
  • Timer function scheduled/countdown/loop timers
  • Mini and portable size
  • Over-load protection
  • Fire Resistant
  • Device share with family
  • Working with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT, Google Nest
  • 16 Amp Power load to work with all type of AC and Home Appliances.

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