On the heels of CES, the highly anticipated annual global stage for next-generation innovation, we noticed an intriguing trend. While DIY solutions over the past decade have competed head-on with those in the custom-installation market, they are now growing at breakneck speed, becoming easier to install and easier to use, and spreading into other categories throughout the home. Google Nest and the Google platform for example, have been expanding their capabilities year after year as has Alexa. Not only can you perform searches in Google, but you can schedule appointments, make dinner reservations, access your home’s intercom, view web cameras, look up recipes and summons your kids all with your voice. So, where does DIY and fully integrated smart home control systems intersect?