Here's some news on the additional features that will appear in the new version of the Harmony Windows MCE plugin due next month…
"Leading home automation software manufacturer iDomus, launches a brand new version of its Harmony Media Center Plug-in next month. Based on the award winning Harmony Home Automation Server, the new improved Windows Media Center plug-in gives extended functionality over the basic applications of lighting control.
The new Harmony Media Center plug-in has been designed to control and integrate a much wider range of applications including heating, lighting, security and CCTV. The enhanced product incorporates in-built CCT, IP camera and webcam/video source support.
The plug-in has the ability to run on a different PC to Harmony Home Automation server and now works with Media Center extenders. The new Harmony Media Center plug-in is also resolution independent supporting high definition TVs.
Sporting a fresh design face, the graphics have been updated to adhere closely with the design specification of Microsoft Windows Media Center, incorporating a choice of skins. The ability to run scenes as well as execute macros is also now supported.
Control your home effortlessly with Harmony Media Center Plug-in. System requirements: Harmony Pro/ Gold software and Windows Media Center 2005 with update roll up 2. Priced at £24.99 ex VAT the new plug-in is available from authorised distributor, Simply Automate"