SH - Home Technology Tools, Products, and Services

Hours: 30 / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $465.00

Course Overview:

The SH (Smart Home) - Digital Home Technology: Tools, Products, and Services course presents the major commercial participants, common practices, and prevalent consumer perception of DHTI benefits. The course discusses the concept of an Integrated Home Network (IHN) and the tools, equipment, and expertise required to build it. The course also describes the historical events that have led the industry to its current state as well as the working principles, design approach, and technical and marketing concepts.

Students learn how to use industry information to better qualify sales prospects for DHTI products, systems, and services and to better support customers. They develop a broad understanding of the various products and systems for meeting customer requirements.

Course Outline:

Module 1:
  • Lesson 1: The History of Digital Home Technology
  • Lesson 2: The Integrated Home Network(IHN) System
  • Lesson 3: Subsystems of an IHN System
Module 2:
  • Lesson 1: The DHTI Work Overview
  • Lesson 2: The Home Technology Market
  • Lesson 3: DHTI Associations and Participants
Module 3:
  • Lesson 1: Entering the DHTI Industry
  • Lesson 2: DHTI Tools and Testing Equipment
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Fundamentals
  • Lesson 4: Key Concerns in a DHTI Project

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.