How many "top boxes" & # 39; do you have? Are you just a proud owner of a box that satisfies all your whims, or is it wicked and threatening at all times? is a hardware pile that looks like your room in the living room like a discount technical warehouse? The convergence of home technology is the subject of many debates – how to integrate our home, what can we do without thinking we can not live without it?
But the convergence of home technology is not just about computer-based home entertainment systems, Xbox streaming movies and programs from your PC to your television, or even VoIP. The convergence of home technology covers a range of applications across the house – from automated garage doors and light switches activated on your iPhone to a refrigerator that lets you know when you need more milk.
Domestic media servers allow you to integrate the entire system into a DLNA network, enabling you to use your computer as a home hub, from a technological point of view. Most modern toilets are not just HD and 3D ready – they are also ready to talk back to your computer, excluding the need for cables and Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology. The computer occupies the right place in the heart of the technology home. Now, this is not just the internet or the focus of your kids on downloading the data to do your homework. In fact it will be a member of the family. & # 39;
A & # 39; black box & # 39; However, since the jumps in home technology are still far away, a "black box" is a situation where the whole technology of the home is controlled by a central point or a "black box". While many have tried to develop this, and since home PCs as a control panel that considers home technology orchestras are important, the next thing we're likely to get is to do all kinds of multi-tasking central control systems, universal remote control. "These handy little gadgets prevent TV / Sky box / surround sound system / DVD player (delete the right) remote control collection and have a comfortable, comfortable remote control. Although it has only one remote control it is easier to lose the only disadvantage of the back of the sofa
We are slowly but surely beginning to find out how contemporary technology is matched to the ultimate "intelligent house." While the voice activated light switches are still a bit of a novelty, (from heating to subwoofer level at hi-fi), but for the majority of people it is possible to create a "smart house" where everything works on a central computer developing a smart house based on technology convergence is to exploit available and affordable technology from time to time.
Reality is much more organic. Slowly, per piece, our homes are becoming more and more integrated. Intelligent technology and especially the appearance of WiFi have given people who really want to see a real convergence situation, building blocks to reach the goal. WiFi is probably one of the most important developments of the years, enabling a whole home to be a large transmitter for moving digital data from different sources to different locations.
Service providers are catching up. While public utility companies have provided services such as dial-up landline networks, they now adopt the concept of Multi-play marketing. Multi-play offers a variety of telecommunication services, such as telephones, mobile phones, broadband Internet access and television. It may seem to comfort customers, but in fact is one aspect of home-based convergence technology. DLNA communication between computers and digital media, such as televisions or gaming consoles, is another aspect that connects to and connects to WiFi bases in the most modern homes.
Sometimes the convenience of one of the "black boxes" will make the system too tempting to resist a society that is technically obsessed with. Some bright sparks will develop a clever algorithm that attracts all home technology to an easy-to-use and aesthetically pleasing home hub. In fact, the concept is already being used by some telephony, broadband and digital media packages, and it is certain that while we are developing more and more complex binary networks in our home, our everyday home technologies are becoming more and more prominent in their designated location. The future convergence home is closer than we think …