What is your preferred automation technology?
Have a look at Smart Home Technology solutions from ZWave, WiFi, Lightwave & Zigbee.
Zwave (or Z wave or Z-wave) is a protocol for communication among devices used for home automation. Z-Wave is an advanced wireless home automation technology.
LightwaveRF is a relatively new technology (2011) It uses a simple wireless technology to provide remote control of lighting and power at a low cost. It's easy to install, easy to use and is very affordable.
WiFi is a technology that uses radio waves to provide network connectivity. WiFi is probably the most popular and well known wireless technology found is many homes.
zigbee is a wireless solution that can conveniently and affordably control a wide range of devices bringing the benefits of the Internet of Things into the Smart Home.