Environmental Controls

These can help you control items around you, like the TV or the lights, remotely using a tablet device, a specialist controller or switches. They come in a variety of formats and connect via infrared, Bluetooth or radio signal.

The ability to control our surroundings is something that most people take for granted but, for people with conditions that limit mobility, actions such as switching on the radio or the lights might require significantly more effort or simply aren’t possible without help.

Environmental controls help you control items around you remotely, such as the TV or the lights. They can be controlled using a tablet device, a specialist controller or switches, and come in a variety of formats that connect via infrared, Bluetooth or radio signal.

Environmental controls can greatly increase individuals’ independence by enabling them to take control of their surroundings, which can also reduce frustration. Some devices can also be linked into home hub systems, such as Google Home or Amazon Echo, to enable voice control.

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