Home Control from a Smartphone: Make Dad the Tech King of His Castle This Father’s Day

June 13, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. - With Father’s Day right around the corner, Insteon®, manufacturers of the best-selling home automation and control technology, offers solutions that turn dad’s smartphone into a powerful remote control for the home.

Insteon’s  expansive line of home control products allow dad to control lights, set schedules, create movie time scenes and adjust the temperature all from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Imagine the child-like grin on your father’s face when he realizes he doesn’t have to get out of his favorite chair to turn on the AC or futz with the lights before settling in for a night of sports. The easy-to-install and affordable solutions from Insteon will make your dad a true king of the castle this Father’s Day.

Cleverly designed and so easy you can install it yourself, Insteon offers a reliable and affordable home automation solution. The system starts with the Insteon Hub, a simple and straightforward device that connects you to your home from anywhere in the world from your smartphone or tablet. Control LED bulbs, wall switches and dimmers, thermostats and  cameras for video monitoring. Insteon also offers sensors that can send text or email messages when a water leak is detected, motion is sensed or doors and windows are opened.

Unlike other systems, Insteon solutions have no activation fees or monthly charges to worry about. Just choose the solution that’s right for dad and he’ll enjoy it for life, no strings attached.

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About Insteon
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. 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
Isaac Sanz, 1-949-221-0037 x187
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Insteon Home Automation Products Now Available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand

May 22, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon®, manufacturers of the best-selling, most reliable home automation and control technology, today announced the European launch of its easy to install and affordable home automation devices, opening the doors for savvy homeowners all across Europe who are looking to embrace the connected home experience.

Cleverly designed and so easy you can install it yourself, Insteon offers a reliable and affordable home automation solution. The system starts with the Insteon Hub; a simple and straightforward device that connects you to your home from anywhere in the world from your smartphone or tablet. The first wave of European products includes plug-in modules for lamps and appliances, in-wall micro modules, DIN rail modules, door/window sensors, motion sensors and thermostats.

An Insteon system can be used for a wide variety of applications which can be installed and controlled via the Insteon Hub and free iOS and Android apps. Access your network from anywhere in the world and control or monitor:

  • Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Appliances
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Motion, Door/Window Sensors
  • Energy –create schedules  for lights and appliances to reduce energy usage and save money
  • X10 compatible technology

Insteon control signals are simultaneously sent using your home’s mains wiring and radio frequency. Unlike Zigbee and Z-Wave devices, Insteon devices are peers,  enabling devices to transmit, receive or repeat other messages without requiring a master controller or complex routing software.

 

“Insteon uses a unique, dual-band approach to provide unrivalled reliability. Using the existing mains wiring in the home combined with radio frequency communication, our devices allow you to manage your home the way you want. Easy to install and set up, we can give you more control in your home and make life safer, more energy efficient and much more fun.”

Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon

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About Insteon
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. 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
Isaac Sanz, 1-949-221-0037 x187
pr@insteon.com

Home Control for Everyone - the New Insteon Hub Makes Home Control Easy with iOS and Android apps

April 29, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon®, manufacturers of the best-selling, most reliable home automation and control technology, today announced that the new Insteon Hub is now shipping, featuring many hardware and software enhancements. Customers will benefit from full dual-band communication, enhanced security, increased signal strength and more robust and reliable device communication.   

“There’s nothing more satisfying than knowing you're never more than a smartphone away from your home. Need to adjust the thermostat? Left a light on? The new Insteon Hub keeps you connected to your home from anywhere.”

Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon

Insteon Hub is an Insteon central controller for the rest of us; a simple and straightforward device that connects you to your home from any smartphone or tablet, anywhere in the world.  Control Insteon light bulbs, wall switches, outlets, and thermostats at home or remotely and receive instant email or text message alerts from motion, door, window and water leak sensors while you’re away. 

The new Insteon Hub includes numerous hardware and software improvements including: Full dual-band communication, secure remote access and increased power-line signal strength for both Insteon and X10 signals. Many features have been added to the mobile applications as well that run the range from user interface enhancements to under-the-hood technological improvements. For a complete list of improvements, please visit www.insteon.com/hub.

The new Insteon Hub retails for $129.99.  For more information about Insteon or the new Insteon Hub, visit www.insteon.com.

With its simple installation and setup process and dependable communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. Plug-in modules and in-wall switches make it possible to add wireless control to any appliance in a home or business without having to hire a contractor. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring.

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About Insteon
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. 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
Isaac Sanz, 1-949-221-0037 x187
pr@insteon.com

Insteon updates the Outdoor Plug-In On/Off Module to include Dual-Band

February 14, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon®, manufacturer of the best-selling, most reliable home automation and control technology, today announced an update to the popular Insteon Outdoor Plug-In On/Off Module, now with the addition of dual-band Insteon technology. Featuring the same great design and reliability as the single-band Outdoor Plug-In On/Off Module, the new dual-band version increases Insteon signal propagation and enables placement in areas where a power line-only signal might not have previously reached.

“Once you’re hooked on Insteon, you start looking for every light and device you can control. Our new dual-band Outdoor On/Off Module is going to let homeowners control anything they can plug-in outside without worrying about electrical phases or signal bridges. Dual-band really makes Insteon the most reliable home networking technology.”

Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon

The dual-band Insteon Outdoor Plug-in On/Off Module can control any plug-in light or appliance including non-dimmable fluorescents up to 15A.  Weather rated for outdoor conditions, the module has been tested for reliable operation in temperatures from -4ºF to 122ºF (-20ºC to 50ºC) and its rugged NEMA 3R-rated enclosure provides protection against falling rain and ice formation.

The dual-band Insteon Outdoor Plug-In On/Off Module retails for $49.99.  For more information about Insteon or the dual-band INSTEON Outdoor Plug-In On/Off Module, visit www.insteon.com/outdoor

With its simple installation and setup process and trustworthy communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. Plug-in modules and in-wall switches make it possible to add wireless control to any appliance in a home or business without having to hire a contractor. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring.

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About Insteon
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. 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
Isaac Sanz, 1-949-221-0037 x187
pr@insteon.com

Announcing the Insteon Smoke Bridge for First Alert® ONELINK® smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

February 8, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon®, manufacturers of the best-selling, most reliable home automation and control technology, today announced the Insteon Smoke Bridge, a unique Insteon device compatible with First Alert® ONELINK® carbon monoxide and smoke detectors. Featuring Insteon’s award-winning technology in a sleek and compact design, the Insteon Smoke Bridge combines the unparalleled reliability of Insteon with the exceptional confidence of First Alert, guaranteed to bring peace of mind to every Insteon connected home.

“It’s easy to talk about products and features all day long; what’s much more difficult is talking about how your product provides a family with safety and security. With the new Insteon Smoke Bridge, we’re certain that families everywhere will benefit from remotely monitoring their smoke detectors. It’s a peace of mind that will help everyone sleep much more soundly at night.”

Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon

The Insteon Smoke Bridge features a simple setup with plug-and-play ease. Pair the Insteon Smoke Bridge with the new Insteon Hub and users can receive text message or email alerts on their smartphone or tablet. The Insteon for Hub application on your iOS or Android smartphone gives you remote monitoring capability and instant notification if ever there should be a carbon monoxide leak or fire detected in your home.

The Insteon Smoke Bridge retails for $34.99. For more information about Insteon or the Insteon Smoke Bridge, visit www.insteon.com/smokebridge

With its simple installation and setup process and dependable communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. Plug-in modules and in-wall switches make it possible to add wireless control to any appliance in a home or business without having to hire a contractor. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring.

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About Insteon
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning Insteon remote control product line includes more than 200 devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and LED bulbs. Insteon delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology, creating the optimum platform for the coming Internet of Things. Insteon products are available throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as internationally. 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).


Media Contact

Insteon
Isaac Sanz, 1-949-221-0037 x187
pr@insteon.com