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Video: Very Cool Touch Switch Coming to Iridium Mobile?

Here’a fab looking touch switch posted to Twitter by Nikolay Rusanov. From what we can make out from the short video the unit supports PoE (although there’s a mains adaptor plugged into it). There’s a micro USB port on the rear, presumably for programming. The UI borrows heavily from Windows Mobile and looks fast and responsive. We asked Nikolay what […]

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Video: HomeSeer WFTT07 Android Tabletop Touchscreen Controller

If you’re already running a HomeSeer HSTouch system then pay attention. The new WFTT07 7″ WiFi-enabled tabletop touchscreen unit may be just what you’ve been looking for to control your HomeSeer home automation system.  The tablet is a free standing touchscreen that features a 800 x 480 7″ Capacitive Touchscreen and runs at Android Ice Cream Sandwich on its ARM Cortex […]

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Apple Announce iPad mini – Here’s What You Need to Know

Amongst a huge raft of other announcements, Apple have just launched their latest iOS device, the “iPad mini”. With a lower cost and a smaller form factor more of these may find their way onto our walls and into our laps for home automation system control.  Here are the details… iPad mini Aluminium Body, 7.2mm […]

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New Logitech Harmony Touch Remote Features Swipe Gestures

Logitech have launched their the new Harmony Touch universal remote control.  Check out the video below where Ian Crowe, senior manager of the Harmony portfolio, introduces the newest member of the Logitech Harmony line of remote controls, showing the colour  touch screen and gesture based controls.  The Harmony Touch is on sale now for around £150 Advanced […]

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Crestron Release New Home Automation Design Templates For iPad

Crestron have just released a set of new VT Pro-e design templates for their iPad Home Automation interface. They say the new graphics are a complete redesign and will help dealers and programmers create more sophisticated and modern interfaces for their clients… Crestron Standard for iPad, the new VT Pro-e design template for the Apple iPad, is now available […]

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Koala iPad Wall Mount Fits in Seconds

We are always on the look out for some cheap wall mount action for our iPad and this looks just the ticket – particularly if you’re not the worlds greatest DIYer. The £15 Koala Mount attaches to your wall with removable 3M Command strip in seconds and will hold all current iPad models along with many other […]

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Video: HomeSeer HSTouch Introduction

Home Automation software makers, HomeSeer, have just put a 45 minute webinar video of an introduction to HSTouch – their touchscreen interface software. If you’re a new HSTouch user or even thinking of going with this UI for your smart home control then check out the video below… “Keeping in touch with the world (and […]

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My Automated Home: Free Touchscreen Digital Home Server Software

My Automated Home: Free Touchscreen Digital Home Server Software

Almost exactly a year ago we brought you the first of in our series of ‘My Automated Home’ articles.  It was submitted by Soitjes Soit and took us through v1 of his home brew Digital Server software.  Now 12 months later Soitjes has completely rewritten the application and has released v2, designed to work on […]

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Cue Launch New Cuenium2 In-Wall & Table Top Touchscreen Range

Cue Launch New Cuenium2 In-Wall & Table Top Touchscreen Range

CUE designs and manufactures IP-based integration systems with control panels and has just launches two new touchscreens that are ideal for home automation applications. The Cuenium2 range feature PoE and are available in 7″ (800 × 480) and 12″ (280 × 800) table models, to hang on the wall or recessed into the wall. “The […]

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Clipsal C-Bus Spectrum Touchscreen Launching Soon in the UK

Clipsal C-Bus Spectrum Touchscreen Launching Soon in the UK

Schneider Electric, the UK distributors of Clipsal C-Bus products, tell us they are hoping to launch the new C-Touch C-5000CT2 Spectrum Touchscreen next month. The unit is available in wall mounted or desktop versions and includes infrared remote control capability plus proximity sensing for control or screen wake up.  The new display supports 65k colours […]

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