Home Automation has become a big deal these days. It seems like every company under the sun is getting into the Home Automation arena, including Apple. HomeKit is Apples offering for automating stuff in and around your home. Cretan that I am I still prefer to reach over and turn on a light. I may jump into Home Automation at some point though. This article explains pretty much ALL what you need to know in Home Automation. It is based on Apple’s system, but the general ideas are the same for everyone.