Home Automation

Home Automation to Save Energy

We are living in a time where technology develops at a fast-moving pace. A couple of decades ago all we had were the fax and telephones for communication. And, that was the time when parents taught their kids things like, ‘switch the lights off when leaving the room’, and ‘don’t leave the tap running’. Technological advancements have made our lives easier. Home automation technology involves appliances, gadgets and home systems connected to a network. This can be controlled by a smartphone or tablet. This means the thermostat, lights, television, music systems, air conditioner, security cameras and even windows can be remotely...

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Prepaid Energy Meter

How do prepaid electricity meters work?

  As the name suggests, the prepaid meter is almost like a pay-as-you-go mobile phone. As long as you have a balance on your prepaid card, you will be provided with energy. When your credit balance gets to zero, you need to top-up your prepaid card to get energy supplied again. How does it work? As a consumer, you have to recharge your prepaid card for a certain amount of money. Then it can be fed as input into the Micro controller. The Micro controller collects information from the energy meter as well as the prepaid card. It then compares the energy meter...

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