Home automation systems are devices that allow homeowners to monitor and control their home from remote locations. They are either programmable devices such as thermostats and sprinkler systems, or automation systems that can control all the devices in your home network.
Here are a few ideas on automation.
Smart Home Security
Smart Garage Door Closer
Automatic Leak Mitigation
Automatic Shower/Laundry Room Fan
The Ultimate Alarm Clock
Smart Shower Fan
Smart Stair Lights