Project Information

GMS Intelligent Systems provided a complete home automation system for Mr and Mrs McFarland comprising multiple SONOS zones, digital lighting, Aquavision TV, networking, complete smart cabling, CCTV security and alarm system.

ClientMr & Mrs McFarland
Service(s)Complete Home Automation
Project Size4,500 sq ft

Client Requirements

Mr and Mrs McFarland approached GMS Intelligent Systems following a referral from their architect. They were interested in a complete home automation solutions including digital lighting and SONOS multi-room audio.  After listening to the client’s requirements, we providing advice to future-proof their home for emerging technologies and delivering a smart home to meet their specified budget.

Digital Lighting

C-Bus Digital Lighting integrated fully into three Story new build including front and back gardens.

Aquavision TV

19” TV installed in Bathroom complete with floating TV remote.

SONOS Multi room Audio

SONOS Multi room system. This system has been pre-wired to the whole house.  Rooms currently which have SONOS installed are Kitchen, Dining, WC, Lounge, Patio, Master Bedroom, Master En Suite, Dressing Room, Guest Bedroom, En Suite and the Main Bathroom.

CCTV Security System

The system we use is currently the latest on the market.  We network the system for the LAN and it can be viewed anywhere in the world. Also has mobile phone viewer. Four camera system with Day Night IR cameras. 1Tb DVR.

Alarm system

The alarm system incorporates three LCD keypads. Two which have fob readers, making it easy to enter and exit. There are a number of PIRS. The system is linked to the smoke alarm also. All this is connected to a TEXT dialler. Whenever a device is activated a text will be sent advising which area/zone has been activated. Once the alarm goes off, the whole digital lighting system will light up as an alert.

HD Distribution

Network of both Cat5e and Cat6e have been installed.  We will progress this in the near future. The next step is to install a HD Matrix Switcher.

Tele/Data network

Due to this build having concrete reinforced steel flooring we have networked every room with both telephone and network points. The whole cabling goes back to the network patch panel for the ease of network connectivity.

TV Distribution

All TV points are wired for Digital Freeview and Free Sat. At this point there are some main screens linked to the CCTV.