SmartHouse Magazine Launches in UK

I have received a press pack from Maze Media announcing the launch of a new UK magazine – “SmartHouse”. The “Smart” part seems to refer…


Clipsal Introduce New Products

Just noticed some new products announced on the Clipsal UK site including a surge protected socket and an F-Type satellite connector… “Available August 2000, Satellite…



Replay TV

From this months T3 Magazine – “Next time you spot a yank hogging the PC in your local Internet Cafe, leave him be – he’s probably…


Colour Pronto Q1 2001

    Just recieved the following from David Purdey… "Thought you might be interested in this brief eye witness report about the Philips stand and…



Animated Home Automation Demos

  Lets Automate have just added animated demos to their website which give a beginner a good introduction of what home automation can do around…


New Small DIN Rail Enclosures

Lets Automate are now stocking new small enclosures for DIN Rail modules. “We think we’ve found the perfect enclosures for anyone installing either 1 or…


New Version of HR10 RF Remote

    There's a new version of the HR10 16 channel RF remote on the way.   This 433Mhz device has had a face-lift and…


New Lutron

Lets Automate have become the exclusive on-line retailers in the UK for the new “Telume” Light Switches from Lutron. Replaces standard light switch – No…


Patent Filed For Home Delivery Dock

“Laing Homes (Housebuilder of the Year), the UK housebuilder that grabbed worldwide media attention as developer of the first Internet Home in Europe, has recently…


Marantz RC5000i Release

News of the new improved version of the Marantz RC5000 (the RC5000i) has been published on Remote Central. “(the memory) Upgraded to 2 megabytes over…


3rd UK Home Automation Meeting

The third Official UKHA Meeting took place on Tuesday 11th July 2000 at 7pm at the Churchill Arms in Notting Hill Gate. Attendance was extremely…


Loads-a-Stuff

Oooops! It appears to have been a YEAR since I have updated this page. There’s so much that’s been done (and even more to do!)…


Automated Home FOR SALE In London!

  "House for the future – A unique, SMART four bedroom chalet bungalow with all the latest technology. This property has the advantage of the…


More Taboo

Keith Doxey, leading light in the UK Home Automation scene, has just created his own Taboo Channel Guide using active server pages. Already on version…


Taboo Channels

No…not a word for films on channel 4 , but a word that describes TV channels that become unusable due to interference from existing ones……


Comfort Alarm Control Via the Web

I have recently had a live demonstration of the up-and-coming Comfort Web InterfACE and it is very impressive… CHC Comfort Home Controls (Comfort ) have…


Automated Home Forums

  We've have just set up a new "Automated Home UK" message forum for this website.   The discussion mailing list has a good following…


New Server

This site has now moved to a new server… Hopefully this will cure the ongoing problems I was having with my email. A special thanks…