2002

New Pronto Announced

  As usual Remote Central are first with news of the new Pronto replacement. Due in the US by the end of the year, the…



Windows Media 9 Series Beta

Submission by Ewan Dalton – Check out the beta of Windows Media 9 Series player – it uses the latest generation of codecs, from very low-bandwidth right…


AutoM8it Temp Sensor Plugin

  "AutoM8it.com is pleased to announce the release of yet another plugin for the AutoM8it application.  The Temp Sensor plugin adds temperature monitoring capabilities to…


ProntoLite

“ProntoLite turns your Palm-based PDA into a learning remote control. Control up to 10 A/V Devices – With ProntoLite, your PDA can simulate the keys…


New Software and Firmware for SliMP3

Submission by Stuart Cummings – From SliMP3-users and dev lists: New Releases: SliMP3 Server 3.0b1, SliMP3 Player Firmware 1.3a4 – We’re excited to announce two major software…


PC Keyboard Encoder

Just received this from Andy Powell. “Hi Mark, I spotted this on a recent surfing expedition. Essentially it’s a keyboard encoder which would allow you…


AutoM8it Sunrise Plugin

Just received this from Jim Brett. If you haven’t already checked out his superb FREE software then do it NOW! This is a UK based…


Ultra Low Cost Home Network

Submission by steve edwards Have a look at OpenPic for a complete networking system based on the popular PIC 16F84 controller Its still in its…


D-Link 2.4 GHz Wireless Internet Camera

802.11Planet.com has reviewed the 450 US Dollar DLink wireless camera…”The DCS-1000W is a color camera, and it captures images in three resolutions (160×120, 320×240, and…


WapSeer – HomeSeer WAP Service

Submission by Chris Howard – Just found this on the HomeSeer scripts page. Some clever chap has written a couple of ASP pages to allow the built…


HomeSeer Temperature Monitoring

Contributed By Paul Giles  Using X10 and Homeseer my brother controls HVAC systems in his greenhouse but he had no way of monitoring temperature to…


HomeSeer SMS Plugin

This just posted to the UKHA_D mailing list.. “Hi Peeps,  Three hours ago this didn’t exist… now it does. My bro was working on something…


Lawnmower Gets Connected

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Tired of mowing the lawn? New Zealand researchers say they have a device that could make your neighbours green with envy. The robotic grass cutter…


xAP

Mark Harrison, Patrick Lidstone and Stuart Poulton have started developing xAP (pronounced ZAP). “The open standard for Home Automation. Allows different HA servers to communicate with…


AutoM8it Release Public Beta

HI Mark, The beta version of AutoM8it is now available for public use (free of charge). It can be downloaded from our website. A range…


Dynalite

Submission by John The Dynalite Smart Home system is totally flexible, easy to install and custom designed to your specific requirements. It can be as…


Homeseer v1.6 Available

Submission by Stuart Cummings HomeSeer 1.6 is available to all HomeSeer users as a free upgrade. Visit the HomeSeer product web page for more details….