Smart Homes: Bringing Wireless Sensors to the Residence



IRVINE, Calif., September 23, 2004 -Joe Dada, CEO of Smarthome, Inc., spoke at the Wireless Sensing Solutions Conference on September 21, 2004 in Rosemont, Illinois.During his session, titled, "Smart Homes: Bringing Wireless Sensors to the Residence," Dada spoke about the importance of using powerline, in addition to wireless technology, to create the perfect home automation network. He described the challenges pure-RF networks face, as well as RF's advantages.In the session, Dada:
  • Reviewed current commercial home-automation networks
  • Helped the audience understand core technologies and how they can be applied to the residence.
  • Discussed the key direction for future residential networks.
About Smarthome, Inc.Founded in 1992, Smarthome, Inc. is the world's largest home automation and home control supplier and a leader in enhancing lifestyles through electronic home improvement projects. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Smarthome products are sold to an international customer base via the Web, phone and retail outlets as well as to professional dealers and installers through its SmarthomePro division. Its SmarthomeDesign division is responsible for OEM and distribution sales channels. Smarthome, developers of a new home networking technology called Insteon?, (, is dedicated to making life more convenient, safe and fun. The company's on-line catalog can be found at

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