Windows 10

Insteon Universal App Brings Connected Home Control to Toshiba Laptops

Out-of-the-Box Experience Allows Toshiba Customers to tap into their Insteon-enabled Home from Anywhere

IRVINE, California – August 10, 2015 – Insteon®, creators of the world’s premier home automation and control technology, today announced that the Insteon universal app will be included on new Toshiba laptops shipping at the end of the month. Insteon will be the first built-in IoT application shipping to the masses, giving customers with the Insteon Hub easy, intuitive control of their connected home from their Toshiba laptop.

The Insteon universal app will give Toshiba laptop owners even easier access to their connected home. Once Insteon users log-in to their account, they can connect to their Insteon Hub and manage their Insteon devices enabling the abundance of home control possibilities that Insteon provides, including automated lighting, thermostats, motion, leak and smoke sensors, and more. On a Toshiba laptop, it doesn’t matter if you’re looking to build out your automated dream home or just starting to play with home connectivity, it’s easier than ever to tap into the Insteon ecosystem. 

“Thanks to the collaboration with Toshiba, we’re one step closer to providing a streamlined, reliable home automation solution where all of your devices work together in perfect harmony,” said Joe Dada, CEO of Insteon. “This integration adds another component to the connected home, where you can intuitively manage and monitor your home, simply by turning on your laptop.”

With a uniform and user-friendly interface, the Insteon universal app allows users to control their Insteon devices from any Windows 10 device including computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, wearables and more. The Insteon universal app will be available on a majority of the Toshiba consumer laptops powered by Windows 10 that will begin shipping this August.

About Insteon®

Insteon® transforms the "connected home" from a buzzword into reality. We make life simple by connecting you to the things that matter. Control your lights, alarms, thermostats – all your things – from wherever you are in the world. Insteon's patented technology is simple and reliable, powering the most fail-safe connected home on the market. With more than 200 Insteon products available today and thousands of developers, we bring all of the things in your home into elegant command. It’s your house, turn it on.

For more information about Insteon, please visit www.insteon.com, or connect with Insteon on Facebook (www.facebook.com/insteon) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/insteon).

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Insteon Drives IoT Innovation With Microsoft at Microsoft’s Build Developer Conference

AllJoyn Network Wires the Connected Home with More Than 200 Devices; Insteon Integrates with Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO – April 29, 2015 – Insteon®, creators of the world’s premier home automation and control technology, today announced the AllJoyn-enabled Insteon Hub, which brings more than 200 Insteon devices to the AllJoyn ecosystem. This announcement was revealed on stage by Joe Dada, CEO of Insteon at the Microsoft Build developer conference. 

Insteon is also working together with Microsoft Corp. to highlight the many possibilities for the connected home when developers integrate their applications with Insteon and Windows 10. Additionally, Insteon is developing a universal app for Windows 10, which will allow Insteon to run seamlessly on any Windows 10 device across computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, wearables and more. 

“The Insteon and Microsoft relationship enables the reality of a connected lifestyle where everything works together in perfect harmony,” said Dada. “As home automation continues to grow and garner mainstream adoption, individuals will expect connected-home capabilities across their computers, tablets, smartphones and wearable devices. Insteon will continue to integrate all of these platforms to enable seamless home control from any Windows 10 device.”

“Microsoft is pleased to work with Insteon to further bring the Internet of Things to life,” said Steven Guggenheimer, corporate vice president and chief evangelist at Microsoft. “Insteon offers a great example of the kind of innovative and creative solutions that Microsoft’s platforms and technologies can empower through experiences that are more personal and productive.”

 

AllJoyn-Enabled Insteon Hub

Since joining the AllSeen Alliance last year, Insteon has continued to advance connectivity of its devices on the AllJoyn platform. Today, Insteon is opening up its entire product line to the AllSeen Alliance through the AllJoyn-enabled Insteon Hub. The AllJoyn-enabled Insteon Hub makes it easy for developers to integrate their own applications with the Windows 10 SDK and communicate with the entire Insteon product line. In addition to an onsite demonstration at the Build developer conference, Insteon will host its Introspection XML on the AllSeen Alliance portal, enabling any developer to interact with the Insteon Hub through AllJoyn. As part of this demonstration, Insteon is also showcasing a universal application running on Windows 10. 

For more information, please visit www.insteon.com/alljoyn

 

Insteon Announces One of the First Universal Applications for Windows 10

At the Build event, Insteon will share one of the first universal applications for Windows 10, allowing a streamlined UI experience across computers, tablets and smartphones as well as a variety of devices capable of running Windows 10. The Insteon application will be available for download later this year, and Insteon will be showcased by Microsoft as a featured solution.

For more information, please visit www.insteon.com.


 

About Insteon®

Insteon® transforms the "connected home" from a buzzword into reality. We make life simple by connecting you to the things that matter. Control your lights, alarms, thermostats – all your things – from wherever you are in the world. Insteon's patented technology is simple and reliable, powering the most fail-safe connected home on the market. With more than 200 Insteon products available today and thousands of developers, we bring all of the things in your home into elegant command. It’s your house, turn it on. 

For more information about Insteon, please visit www.insteon.com, or connect with Insteon on Facebook (www.facebook.com/insteon) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/insteon).

 

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