The computer is also being increasingly used to perform operations. In certain cases, there is a direct link between the computer and integrated home system. In other cases, the home network is used, and if desired operations can also be done over the internet. The producer then provides a user interface, i.e. the “graphic user interface” (GUI).
Figure 45: Operations can be done with the computer using such screens of the home. Buttons are placed on the diagram for controlling the lighting, roll-down shutters, power points, heating, audio and even for viewing with IP cameras. (Illustration source: E&D Systems)