Rip Media Group has put together five videos on home automation using whiteboard animation storytelling. The videos were originally made for Home Automation Hound, but the information applies to anyone interested in learning the basic concepts of home automation.
What do you want to automate?
What are the ways to control your home automation system?
Understanding User Interfaces: Hard Button, Touchscreen, Passive Sensor and Voice Command
What is the role of home integrator and programmer?