The Real Deal New York

The wiring’s in the wall

Discreet, hi-tech “smart homes” are a Manhattan must-have

May 17, 2015 02:00PM
By Jennifer White Karp


A smart home

From Luxury Listings NYC: For many New Yorkers today, it’s not enough for a home to have the right location, square footage, finishes and furnishings. A truly luxurious home also has to be “smart,” meaning the lighting, climate, security and entertainment systems can be operated by computer, phone (and eventually, even your watch). These systems, which emerged years ago in a limited fashion, have now been joined by a torrent of new products, enabled by a breakthrough in technology. [more]