Smart-home systems can control everything from the lighting to the temperature to the music, but they don’t always make life easier for homeowners.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.wsj.com
By the end of this year, some 20 million households in the U.S. will have some form of smart-home device, double the number in 2012. But some homeowners find themselves frustrated by the proliferation of smart-home technology. They complain of complex systems for once-simple tasks like turning on the light, “learning algorithms” that get their preferences wrong and systems that simply go on the fritz too often.