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Know Who’s Calling

Combine telephone Caller ID and voicemail with your home automation system to keep track of phone calls, ensure you don’t miss messages, and even control your computer remotely.

Just as home automation has gotten more sophisticated over the years, so has telephone automation. Two important inventions in this realm are the answering machine and Caller ID (CID). By combining these technologies with your home automation system, you can create an automaton that knows who is calling, takes messages for you, and passes this information to you in a variety of useful ways. Yes, life in the 21st century has its benefits.

Here are just some of the things you can do by combining telephony with home automation:


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