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Your Home. Just Better. Save time and money while increasing quality of life!

March 19, 2012 Leave a comment

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Flexible, Powerful, and Affordable Solution to Controlling Your Home or Business

February 7, 2012 Leave a comment

Mi Casa Verde is offering home control that is affordable for everyone, with their new VeraLite, Z-Wave controller. Featuring a faster processor and more memory for downloading apps, Vera is more powerful than ever. The VeraLite is designed for those that already have a Wi-Fi router and want to add home control. Advanced users with multiple device types and plug-ins will find Vera is up to almost any challenge. Compatible with INSTEON, Z-Wave, and X10 devices, the Vera allows user’s to easily integrate new lighting or appliance controls into their home, while also providing them a choice between different protocols to be used. Vera is compatible with all other types of Z-Wave devices. This gives the user a larger selection of devices to choose from. Take advantage of everything the Z-Wave world has to offer and choose the devices that best match your home decor.

Vera is a great solution for new construction and those who already have home automation devices installed in their home or business. Vera’s unparalleled interoperability lets you include your existing devices and add on new device types, such as Z-Wave, INSTEON, and IP cameras. Receive an alert and view live video footage on your web enabled mobile device anytime a motion sensor is tripped in your home or business. Imagine knowing exactly when your children get home from school, when an elderly grandparent gets out of bed, or if motion has been detected while you are away on vacation. Vera can automatically turn on lighting so you never have to approach your home in the dark. change a thermostats temperature in your home while on your way there from work. Monitor energy usage to find bad habits you can change to save money and track your spending. Automatically receive notifications when motion is detected, a certain device has been activated, a flood or leak has been detected, and much more.

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INSTEON Compatible EZ1 Home Automation Ready Controller with Z-Wave Capability

January 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Cortexa Automation CTXA-EZ1 INSTEON - Compatible Cortexa EZ1Cortexa Automation’s EZ1 Home Automation Ready (HARâ„¢) controller offers home and small business owners an easy and convenient way to monitor and control devices within the home or business. The Cortexa can control “Smart” systems and devices in the home including lighting, appliances, HVAC, security cameras and more. Cortexa’s HARâ„¢ controller can also help reduce energy bills by up to 30%, saving homeowners time and money while increasing quality of life. All of this can be accomplished by using a wide variety of INSTEON enabled devices including lighting, HVAC control, door and window sensors, motion detectors, garage door status/control and more. The Cortexa also works with other devices including Z-Wave products, Global Cache, T.E.D (The Energy Detective), DSC Security, Rain8Net, and Somfy shade controls.

Combining INSTEON’s Solutions with the Cortexa can bring convenience and peace of mind along with incredible energy savings. How many times have you wondered if you forgot to close your garage door? Or worried lights were left on, the thermostat was not turned down? With the INSTEON Garage Door Control Kit and the Cortexa, you can automatically receive an email or text message if your garage has been left open too long, and close it right from your iPhone, iPad, or computer at work. With the Cortexa and INSTEON Thermostat you can control your heating and cooling from wherever life takes you.

Are you going on vacation soon? Using INSTEON lighting devices and the Cortexa you can put your home in a “Vacation Mode” and your lights will automatically turn On and Off to give the impression you are actually home. You can even check your security cameras while away, just to make sure everything is okay.
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Sleek Motorized Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt for Remote and Automated Access Control

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Yale D220ZW619 Motorized Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt Lock, Satin NickelYale Real Living is bringing home owners innovative new Home Control options for their Z-Wave networks. The Yale Z-Wave deadbolt lock with touchscreen combines a highly secure lockset with an elegant electronic interactive touchscreen, which allows users to access their premisis effortlessly with manual control or remote automated control. Designed for seamless integration with any Z-Wave product or automated control systems. Monitor the staus of this device and usage through a centralized controller. Voice guided programming makes set up very easy as well as updates to user information.

This lock will fit in the place of your existing deadbolt and is compatible with all standard interior and exterior doors. Tapered features of the deadbolt allow it to be used even in applications where the door is not perfectly alligned. The wireless Radio Frequency (RF) range of this lock is 50 -100 feet and will need to be at least that close to another network controller in the Wireless Z-Wave System. This RF range can be influenced by surrounding objects and may be extended depending on the location of other Z-Wave devices in the system. If this unit is to be controlled and managed by a single network controller, it is recomended that this Z-Wave lock be programmed through the centralized User Interface (UI) using a PC or hand-held device. This will ensure the best and most reliable communication to and from the deadbolt lock and centralized controller. Read more

Send commands to other Z-Wave devices from your PC or other web-enabled devices

November 28, 2011 Leave a comment

TrickleStar 300ZW-US-W Z-Wave USB Stick
The TrickleStar 300SW-US-W Z-Wave USB Stick allows control and monitoring of Z-Wave enabled products from a USB port device such as a Gateway, Set Top Box or a PC. The Z-Wave USB Stick can be used with a wide range of PC and Apple Mac Home Control software available on the market. The USB stick includes a USB extender cable to allow the product to be remotely mounted to improve radio frequency (RF) performance.

The TrickleStar USB Stick is a Z-Wave enabled device and is compatible with Z-Wave enabled devices from a range of manufacturers. Each device in a Z-Wave network is designed to act as a repeater. Repeaters can re-transmit the RF signal to ensure that the signal is received by its intended destination by routing the signal around obstacles and radio dead spots.The Z-Wave USB Stick is designed to be used with a range of other Z-Wave compliant devices such as dimmers, drape controllers and motorized screens. The product is simple yet supports a range of Z-Wave network functionality. The product includes a USB extender cable to allow the product to be remotely mounted to improve RF performance.

Z-Wave is an interoperable two way RF mesh networking technology. Each main powered device in a Z-Wave network is designed to act as a repeater. Repeaters can re-transmit the RF signal to ensure that the signal is received by its intended destination by routing the signal around obstacles and radio dead spots. Read more

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