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Laser Brings Automation Home

Laser Business Systems have been supplying the UK and European market with home automation products since 1995.  As the business has continued to expand over almost 2 decades it has added comprehensive ranges from Clipsal C-Bus, Cytech Comfort Security and most recently KNX.  Now Laser has moved its smart home ranges into a single web store at www.laser.com where customers can […]

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ComfortClick Release New Home Automation Manager v2.2.0

Slovenian Smart Home company ComfortClick have released a new version of their ‘Manager’ software. The KNX / EIB home automation manager and app combo allows any device running Android, iOS, Windows, or Mac OSX to control your home. In addition the software supports DSC, Global Caché, IRTrans, XBMC, SMA Solar Technologies, IP video cameras and GSM modems […]

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Zipato ZipaBox Wireless Home Automation Controller Mega Review

The £170 ZipaBox from little known Croatian company Zipato challenges VeraLite’s Micasa Verde on price, yet promises a feature set on a par with high-end controllers like the Fibaro Home Centre 2. We put the ZipaBox through its paces to find out if it can really deliver. For this test, we’re using a ZipaBox together […]

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Home Automation Case Study: Custom Controls

UK specialist Custom Controls recently undertook one of their most ambitious projects. Read on for all the photos and details… This project saw Custom Controls using and integrating just about every piece of automated control kit available including advanced audio, video, lighting and heating controls. This project covered a total area of 10,000 square meters, including […]

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Zipato Zipabox is Expandable Wireless Home Automation Controller

  Zipato is an all in one home automation solution from Croatia.  Out of the box it supports Z-Wave, however it’s not tied to a single smart home technology. [Update] Read our Zipato Zipabox review here. It can be expanded to support ZigBee and KNX and there’s also promised future support for Insteon plus technologies based […]

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Laser Launch New KNX Web Shop

Laser are a well known home automation retailer (and long time friends and supporter of Automated Home).  This morning they’ve launched their latest venture, a new site selling a huge range of KNX Home Automation equipment and they have a launch discount for Automated Home reader.  Read on for the details. PRESS RELEASE – Laser […]

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KNX Interview with Joost Demarest – Home Automation in the 21st Century

As one of the big forces in the home automation world we were delighted that the KNX Association Director Joost Demarest kindly agreed to take time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions for Automated Home…. 1. Hi Joost, can you tell us a bit about your background and what led you into the exciting world […]

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Loxone Wins Smart Home Award – Case Study

Loxone recently won the German Smart Home Award in the ‘Best Project’ category.  The prize was award for ”The Brown Box”, a smart home fully kitted out with Loxone.  Thanks to Loxone we’ve republished their case study detailing the winning home automation system … The 240m² family house, built in 2008, is not just all about […]

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KNX plus Comfort – Smart Home System Photos

Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your own home automation setup or  just a dreamer we all love looking at cool smart home installations.  This one features a London home with a custom KNX and Comfort system installed by Control Freax of Woking… Cytech’s COMFORT security system interacting with a new KNX whole house smart […]

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ComfortClick Manager KNX Visualization Software

KomfortKlik, a specialist in home automation software development, is proud to present ComfortClick Manager KNX visualization software which enables full building automation and control via any device with Android, iOS, MacOS or Windows platform. “ComfortClick Manager offers a comfortable home automation solution for system integrators and DIYs and can be implemented in residential and commercial […]

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