|Smart Homes for Dummies by Danny Briere and Pat Hurley. To give you some idea of what you can expect, here are the Contents at a Glance as presented in the book.
"Part I: Future-Perfect Homes
Part II: Making Your Home an Entertainment Center
Part III: Now We're Communicating
Part IV: Livin' Off the fat of the LAN
Part V: Keeping the Bad Guys at Bay
Part VI: Putting It All Together - Home Automation and Control
Part VII: The part of Tens"
Part I is about what you want to achieve in your integrated home. Parts II to V deal with the AV system, Telephone system, Computer system and Security systems respectively. Part VI looks at bringing everything together and Part VII lists the 10 most common problems and looks at the next 10 gadgets of the future.
And from the back cover "Danny Briere is a regular on-air commentator and telecommunications consultant. Pat Hurley is a noted expert on home networking and high-speed Internet access".This product is CE approved for use in the EU.