FT. WORTH-Hillwood has selected an Albuquerque-based high-tech firm to outfit the planned 2,500-acre residential community of Heritage, which has just broken ground in the past month.

Smart Systems Technologies manufactures Smart Window, an icon-driven touchscreen home automation system for lighting control, interactive security, energy management, appliances and custom services.

Heritage, the community component of the 15,000-acre AllianceTexas, is designed to be one of the first fully wired master-planned residential developments in the country with state-of-the-art high-speed wiring in every residence and throughout every neighborhood.”Smart Systems is a key component of the overall technology plan for Heritage,” says Fred Balda, Hillwood Residential president. The AllianceTexas Intranet is being mapped as a link to Alliance companies’ products, school connections, office links and even tee time at the proposed golf course.

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