The needs of people change and that is why the parameters related to housing must adapt to these needs.
The world is moving very fast and what seemed a few years ago was modern, today it is obsolete. One example is the domotica, a revolution that in the beginning was within the reach of a few and today seems to have been overcome.
The evolution in this field has given way to MIT, internet of things, term was born in the Institute of Technology of Massachusetts.
What is home automation?
According to the Royal Spanish Academy the domotica is: "Set of systems that automate the different facilities of a house", summarizing, an intelligent housing that knows the needs of its inhabitants and tries to give them an answer.
Some examples of it:
- Turn on the heating with a simple phone call
- Turning the lights on and off without needing to touch the switch
- Warnings of incidents inside the home such as a water leak
- Up and down of the blinds depending on the light coming through the window
- and many more
- Efficient consumption
MIT and the internet of things
But if there's one thing that's going to revolutionize the world, it's the so-called Internet of Things, a term that was born at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It is not difficult to imagine that this will be the case, if we think about the possibility that the objects that we have around us are connected to each other. The electronic and technological companies are aware of this and have been working on developing new prototypes for years, so that when the time comes they will not be left behind.
The manufacturers of household appliances are an example. There are already in the market intelligent washing machines that dose the detergent according to the dirt and the amount of clothes or smart refrigerators that warn you when you are staying at the minimum.
Connected and plugged into the cloud. That is the future, even the present, of our homes thanks to the Internet of Things, big data and all the technology aimed at improving the comfort and efficiency of our homes.
Samsung has taken Houseinhand KNX, perfect for domotic elements such as lighting or blinds depending on what you see on TV or your music player.
Clocks that act as control multitasking, refrigerators that order the purchase alone, toilets that self-manage, dryers that are activated after the washing machine, surveillance cameras, alarms, locks, kitchen utensils ... among many others.
The intelligent speakers - Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri - represent today the perfect starting point to start on the Internet of Things. Although they are the gadget of the moment, the amount of affordable devices with which to generate sufficient domotics is much wider: smart plugs, smart switch, refrigerators with camera, kitchen from the mobile, print from any device, scales, teles with artificial intelligence , new lighting, sheets, mattresses, wc and even smart clothes. There are even beds that regulate the temperature of the feet and mirrors that analyze the state of the skin.
These new appliances act as sensors, collect data and, through big data, offer adapted services.
Smart homes to provide us with comfort at home.
Summer is approaching and it is at this time when we have to work on prevention to guarantee, to the extent of our possibilities, to avoid being victims of criminal acts related to our homes..
The improvement of security at this time of year, is to encourage broad collaboration among citizens, who, if they detect a possible risk situation, should alert with a simple call to 112.
The town halls of the different neighborhoods and towns remind us of a series of security measures and tips to prevent thefts during absences in our homes during vacations.
Often applying common sense and making it difficult for criminals to enter the home means that they have to assume a higher risk to commit the theft.
Better locks, effective alarms, active detectors, security doors, attentive neighbors, cameras recording ... are difficulties that criminals have to face and win to commit the crime.
- If you hear a strange noise or notice the presence of people with a suspicious attitude near your home, call the police or Mossos.
- If you observe broken or forced doors or windows, signs that a theft could have occurred, do not touch anything and call the police.
When you go on vacation:
- Keep valuables in a safe place.
- Check that the doors and windows are properly closed.
- Ask someone you trust to pick up your mail and check your address from time to time.
- Be discreet to whom you comment your absence and avoid giving details of your vacations in social networks or comment with unknown people.
- Do not close the blinds completely and do not leave visible signs that make you think you are out of the house.
- Do not leave any message on the answering machine that makes you think you are out of the house. You can activate the deviation, in this way you can always respond.
- It is recommended that you have an inventory of objects with the serial number, brand and model to facilitate the identification of objects in case of theft.
- Do not hide the keys in outdoor spaces of the house.
The colors say a lot about the personality of each one, they have a meaning from a decorative perspective.
The preference over one or another color when decorating our bedrooms, will tell us characteristic features of our personality. Apart from the color also influences, shadow, saturation and brightness.
Discover your personality depending on the color of your bedroom:
Color with conflicting meaning, on the one hand it represents hope, freshness, positivity, energy, optimism ... but if it is a dull yellow, it means caution, illness and even jealousy.
The yellow color helps activate memory, promotes communication, improves vision, builds confidence and stimulates the nervous system.
People who love innovation and originality.
The lilac color and its nuances are usually preferred by highly creative people.
The lilac combines the calm of the blue color and the ferocity of the red.
It also represents wealth, extravagance, creativity, wisdom, mystery, magic and independence.
According to the tones evoke feelings of sadness and frustration, dark tone, or wealth and royalty, light tones.
Highly creative and sentimental people.
Sky and sea, is associated with open spaces, freedom, intuition, imagination, inspiration and sensitivity.
It also represents depth, trust, loyalty, sincerity, wisdom and intelligence.
It has positive effects on the mind and body.
Calm, peaceful and reflective people.
Blood and fire, is associated with love, passion, desire, warmth, sensuality, romance ... but also anger, stress, malice and action.
Red represents physical energy, lust, passion and desire. It symbolizes action, confidence and courage.
Impulsive, extroverted, intense and passionate people.
Delicate color that means sweet, pretty, playful, romantic, charming, feminine and tenderness
The color pink is the color of universal love, it represents friendship, affection, harmony, inner peace and accessibility.
Pink is the official color for little girls and represents sugar, spices and everything that is nice.
Romantic and tender people.
The color of life, nature and energy. It is associated with meanings of growth, harmony and freshness.
It is considered to be the most restorative and relaxing color for the human eye. Green can help improve vision, stability and endurance.
Balanced people and who always strive.
Gray is a fresh, neutral and balanced color. The color gray is a color without emotion.
It is a timeless and practical color that is often associated with loss or depression.
People who seek security and protection.
Orange, a mixture of red and yellow, is a mixture of the energy associated with red and the happiness associated with yellow. Orange is associated with meanings of joy, warmth, warmth, sunshine, enthusiasm, creativity, success, encouragement, change, determination, health, stimulation, happiness, fun, enjoyment, balance, sexuality, freedom, expression and fascination.
Adventurous and enthusiastic people.
Color has a great impact on our emotions, perceptions, physical and spiritual well-being. We choose the color that represents us and we shape it in our homes.