How to Monitor and Control Your Home From Anywhere

If you ever saw a "Home of the Future" exhibit and thought you'd never be able to enjoy such awesome levels of home automation, well, your wait is over. With equipment available right now, you can assemble a do-it-yourself home-control system capable of managing everything from your lighting and ceiling fans to your… » 2/24/11 11:00am 2/24/11 11:00am

iPhone: The Home Automation Remote Killer

There are already a few home automation iPhone apps in the store, but here at CEDIA it's clear that all of the home automation heavies have definitely discovered the obvious: the iPhone makes for a great universal touchscreen remote for everything from your AC to your living room blinds to your music collection. And… » 9/04/08 6:15pm 9/04/08 6:15pm

Schlage Z-Wave Door Locks Can Be Controlled Remotely Using Internet…

Schlage is planning on taking door lock security into the internet age with a new lineup of Z-Wave devices that can be locked, unlocked and monitored from a cellphone or other web enabled device. By connecting a Z-Wave gateway to any broadband router, users will be able to take complete control of up to 256… » 5/19/08 6:20pm 5/19/08 6:20pm

HomeSeer HSM100 Multi-Sensor Detects Motion, Light and Temp

Z-Wave home automation tech continues to expand, and now HomeSeer adds to the mix with its HSM100 Multi-Sensor that knows when the lights are on, what the temperature is, and whether anything is moving in the room. Then, it can control four other Z-Wave devices over a 30-foot range with any combination of that data.… » 7/03/07 11:27am 7/03/07 11:27am