If you are looking to start out in home automation, it can be a little daunting. In this blog post, I will take you through each of the major home automation technologies available, compare the product range, reliability, value for money and give you an overview that will hopefully provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.Read More
I love XBMC. I also love my smart home. My technology of choice for home automation is INSTEON - it works great for me, does exactly what I want – best of all, it is extremely affordable and reliable. The goal of this XBMC add-on is to combine two of my passions (XBMC and INSTEON). It just makes sense, doesn’t it? It will after you read this.Read More
Thinking about getting an Android Wear watch? Already got one? Then you may find this blog post very interesting. I will show you how you can activate INSTEON scenes and devices directly from your new Android Wear smartwatch.Read More
INSTEON announces that it is continuing to augment the capabilities of its Windows 8.1 Phone app by integrating Cortana. Microsoft’s proactive digital assistant will enable users to control INSTEON smart products and monitor the home by just speaking to Cortana, making life in the connected home easier than ever.Read More
So what is INSTEON anyway? In this blog post, I will give you some real world examples of how easy it is to turn your home into a smart home - as well as giving you a glimpse at the endless possibilities home automation has to offer. If you are new to home automation, I suggest starting small - keep it simple. Your new smart home can evolve over time. Once you experience the convenience, cost savings, security and comfort that home automation has to offer, you will never turn back.Read More
INSTEON announces a new Insteon App supporting Apple HomeKit technology for smart home management. With the new HomeKit-enabled Insteon App, users can control any HomeKit-enabled device, regardless of brand or product type.Read More
The INSTEON Hub is an amazing piece of kit, it works flawlessly with the INSTEON for Hub app. Did you know that it will also work with HTTP commands? This opens it up to a host of other technologies, including Tasker, web browsers, PHP and more.
This exclusive post will show you how, as well as provide you with a very handy tool to make it all happen.
I am going to show you how you can control your INSTEON enabled home with your voice, using nothing more than your trusty Android phone or tablet - well that’s not completely true, there is a little more involved – but not much...
You are going to love this - I promise.
INSTEON announces smart home control and monitoring app for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1. In addition to taking full advantage of the bold design and dynamic interface experience Windows 8.1 provides, INSTEON has included new features to this app release that are exclusive to the Windows platform.Read More