New technological devices in our homes and companies – advantages and disadvantages.


High technological buildings are not a fairytale any more, they are a part of our reality. Many institutions are interested in providing high technological equipment to our buildings. That kind of equipment have advantages and downsides let’s evaluate a few of them.

Today it is hard to live without an Web connection, our personal computers, mobiles and vehicles full of electronic devices are a significant part of our day by day life. Many of us can’t imagine a life without these useful electronic devices, because of its impackt on their lifestyle. We use equipment connected to the Internet increasingly often in our homes, it is not only a tablet computer or a mobile phone, but
also a TV or light. This situation has got lots of advantages, for example we may programme our TV-recorder to switch on at appropriate time or swich off light in our room by Smarthphone, when we are already in our work. We can as well install some cameras inside our home, connect them to our personal computer or mobile phone, and wach what is going on inside when we are on holidays or to inspect the people who work for us such as a house keeper or a gardener.

Nevertheless a high technological building can bring some downsides in our life. Our relatives and guest can feel uncomfortably knowing that they are wached by cameras or unsecured in a location which has only electronic doors and where everything is connected to the Web. What if something happened to this equipment, some software house error. In custom software these problems may have happened occasionally, however when we have got a lage building full of high technological devices difficulties with software house or company can be a bignuisance - embedded developer. Besides a large number equipment can record what we say even if they are switch off . They are also exposed to hack attacks and viruses, it is advisable to have strong firewalls and many different programs to protect even custom software.

In the future we are going to have more and more technological devices which should make our life easier. However we must remember about our security in the Internet and about many illnesses which may appear while using a personal computer and the Internet like game or Internet addiction, depression or obesity.
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