Since i have a passion for programming, automation and electronics it stands to reason that my home incorporates many of these technologies. After looking through a number of different technologies I settled on Homeseer's HS PRO, I initially started on HS2 Pro and in 2015 upgraded to the HS3 PRO offering.The benefit to me of Homeseer is that it provides for a framework to input sensors, and control actuators (e.g. Lights), and the functionality can be expanded by writing programs or plugins that interface with the package, my system does the very standard stuff like turn lights on and off, control irrigation, run security and