Security Tag

If you look at the tech press and in fact the normal press these days, you will regularly see stories of people, businesses and hardware being hacked, ransoms being demanded, and devices being broken. We don’t deny that there are criminals out there who will look for any way to take advantage of technology to commit crime but there are also ways you can minimise...

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In our last Blog post we referenced our newest Animation ‘Liverpool Waters flat demo.’ This is a rendering and enhancement of our latest work. We have installed a system in a flat in the ‘Park Central, Liverpool.’   With the walkthrough we wanted to give people a detailed understanding of what Nifty™ can do, how easy it is to use and most importantly, how simple it is...

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It has been an interesting year for us all and we hope that you and your family have come through it safely. From a business perspective it has been a hard one for everyone and we have seen our major projects pushed back into 2021. The upside, we hope, is that 2021 could be a break-out year for us.   But despite one of us spending as...

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Eliminate low level stress Of the many physical things the Nifty Brain® can do for you, the one area we haven’t written about is an emotional one, the removal of low level worry and stress. No, we’re not saying that Nifty is now selling herbal remedies and cosmic karmic solutions but that what we install can help make life easier and calmer...

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Nifty brochue

So this is just a small one but we have just had our new brochure back from the printers and we are fairly chuffed with them.   They were tricky to design and write for, as we wanted to help people understand what they can do with a smart home and to see how much more they can get out of their house, with a little work....

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For me, this is one of the most frustrating categories in the Smart home market within the UK. There are several incredible smart lock brands out there; Yale, August, Kwickset, Friday, ERA, Schlage to name several. All of them come with their own designs, technology, ease of integration, power and configuration issues. Some look awesome and others look like something from a 1980’s hotel room door....

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Happy child's bedroom with animals and trees stencilled on the wall and pink furniture

What were your early passions and interests?   From an early age I have loved art and technology and have been obsessed with integrating the two. I have been painting since I could hold a brush and working with computers since I got one in 1990. This led to building and selling computers in my early teens, programming in my late teens. All while studying Art &...

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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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