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Restarting the VIKI server application regularly leads to a more stable working environment and a better operation of the VIKI SERVER application. Periodic restarts also protect the system from unforeseen shutdowns, and this maintenance operation can be done easily, without requiring the presence of a specialist from the VIKI support team.
The option is available in the VIKI client application – settings section. Continue reading “Restarting the VIKI home server” »
Energy, how it is obtained and its costs have sparked heated debates recently, with the climate change and global warming. And this autumn it is a topic of interest especially after the liberalization of the market, a situation that announces considerable higher costs. In these circumstances, energy saving should be the next important topic to be discussed – and resolved.
This is exactly what VIKI aims to do, through its integrated tariff plan definition module. The module can be found in the application by selecting Control, then Energy and Archive. Continue reading “Implementation of the tariff plan for energy consumption” »
Even if this question sounds strange, the new VIKI module can actually give an answer… from the future. This module provides a way to estimate the amount of energy that will be consumed in the near future by our home, using a prediction model based on the historical behavior of family members and algorithms based on artificial intelligence. Continue reading “How much energy did you consume… next month?” »
Mornings can be difficult for everyone, for morning persons and the grumpy ones equally. And when we talk about families who also have children to prepare for school or kindergarten, things get even more complicated.
What if you would have someone to help on these chaotic mornings? To have someone to gently wake the little ones up, so they can get out of bed happily and prepare for a new day. To have someone to prepare your coffee and turn on your favourite music. Or turn on your TV on your favourite news channel while you get ready for work.
Everything would be easier with such help. But the days when families had servants in the house are over, aren’t they? Of course, times have changed, and so have the routine of families and their dynamics. The good news is that we can now rely on the virtual butler to make our lives easier – in the morning and at any other time of the day. Continue reading “Scenarios ready to make your life easier in the VIKI house” »
For each of us, “home” means safety, comfort, peace, warmth, the perfect ambiance for us and our loved ones, the place where we relax and where we feel protected. And VIKI intelligence can help ensure and maintain the feeling of “home”, knowing exactly what the needs of the home and family members are.
One of VIKI’s most useful facilities is smart shading. And it’s not just about closing the exterior blinds / shutters when it’s hot, as it may sound. Smart shading can also provide wind protection, thermal protection of the house or protection against ultraviolet radiation, and also against burglary. Continue reading “What is smart shading and how does it protect your house?” »