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Light bulbs with augmented reality lines and icons around them, showing them connected to the digital world as well as the real one

Why did I become an Electrician?   This post is going to be a wee one. I passed 4 City and Guilds exams to become a fully qualified domestic electrician in February this year. While we don’t need an electrician to do all of our installs, a lot of the Nifty backbone works best when it is installed within the electrical network of the house. It becomes...

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The client caravan from the outside

This week it was my turn to jump on a plane and head up North to catch up with Curtis, check out our new Business cards and record some video and for the first time ever, stay in a caravan.   First off our Business cards, check them out, shiny gold!   Looking awesome, now we just need to head out to some meetings and visit a few clients to scatter...

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holiday home with views of a sea

Owning a holiday home is both a blessing and a pain from when you arrive to when you have left, there are checklists of things to do, meters to read and locks to shut. All of which can be summed up in:   Security The Environment The Welcome Back The Departure   Security How can you simply and effectively protect your holiday home when you are not there? Nifty...

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Footballers represented by Football with a red line through it

Sure if you want a Crestron, Control4 or Savant system, then you had better be prepared to pay for it, perhaps not a footballer but certainly not for most us. And that’s good, these guys have led the way for years, creating bespoke, high priced, closed systems for those who can afford it. But like all technology, along came companies who saw high priced, bespoke...

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Protecting your Elderly parent in a chair at home with a view of the garden. Sitting with glasses and a magazine on his lap

Problems: 1) I want to make sure my parents are safe 2) I don't want to put them in care   My parents want to live at home until the very end, I want to make sure that they are safe and enjoying their life with minimal intrusion and maximum dignity and fun.   I worry though:   Are they safe? Are they breathing? Have they fallen? Are they warm? Have they...

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