Fibaro have officially announced the latest addition to its line-up of products today, the new Z-Wave FGM-001 Motion Sensor.
The device detects motion and can be used as part of a security system to monitor your home when you’re out. But it can also be actively used as part of a sophisticated home automation system too.
The new unit has four main features. First it can detect even the slightest movement in the room with its motion sensor. Second, the on board accelerometer can detect vibrations and changes in its position. Third, the unit also houses its own temperature sensor to give you readings for the room and to contribute towards a heating control system. Fourth, it will measure the illumination intensity in your room with its on-board light level sensor.
The Fibaro Z-Wave Motion Sensor is on sale now for around £50.
By detecting movement and knowing whether a room is occupied, FIBARO can trigger security alerts and intruder alarms, allow parents to keep a watchful eye on their children, or even turn off electronic devices to save power and reduce fire risk whenever the room is unoccupied. If somebody attempts to tamper with the device, FIBARO can be configured to send you an alert or activate the house alarm. FIBARO’s sophisticated scene programming capabilities mean the possibilities are nearly limited….
With the advanced temperature monitoring functionality you can optimize your central heating and reduce bills. If you want to let your children fall asleep with the lights on, the sensor can turn them off once they’re fast asleep. The ability to meter the light levels in a room means FIBARO can adjust your lights as natural illumination levels change, ensuring optimum comfort and energy efficiency at all times.
In keeping with FIBARO’s revolutionary, fully-retrofittable architecture the Motion Sensor is battery-operated and communicates over the wireless Z-Wave Protocol – so there’s no need to install new cables or modify your home to accommodate it.