If you are rich, you can easily afford a butler for your household work. But if you're not, then home automation is your best buddy. Home automation does not mean just being able to control your home's appliances from a distance, but also includes intelligence in the system to better serve our needs.
Intelligence of the system means your home can easily perform various tasks without receiving any instruction from you like playing music in your home when you came inside, automatically maintain the water temperature according to the weather, switch on the lights as you came inside the room and automatically switch them off when you leave the room etc..
Home automation concept consists of many technologies like X10, Z-wave, insteon, UPB etc. These all technologies are capable of providing you a dream life experience. X10 is the oldest technology and others are latest technologies.
If wallet is your concern, then installing X10 technology is the only option available to you because X10 is the cheapest of all the home automation technologies. X10. Without making any extra burden on your pocket, can be easily installed on your present electrical wires and is very easy to install.
X10 home automation uses your existing mains wiring to communicate digital data between X10 devices.X10 became popular because it used to be one of the few home automation technologies that could be easily installed into existing homes without installing additional cabling, and because of itsentry-level quality and pricing.Many X10 home automation devices plug into a power point, and then you plug your lights or appliances to be controlled plug into the X10 device. Built-in X10 wall switches and ceiling fixture controllers are also available.