Insteon High-Definition Wi-Fi Cameras Now Available

Indoor and Outdoor Cameras Provide Crystal Clear Images for Home Monitoring

October 29, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. – Insteon, creators of the world’s premiere home automation and control technology, today announced the availability of its Wi-Fi indoor and outdoor home monitoring cameras, now in high definition (HD). At 720P, the HD cameras display three times as many pixels as standard definition cameras, which combined with the camera’s infrared technology, enable users to capture detailed images day or night.

Both of Insteon’s HD Wi-Fi cameras feature 1280 x 720 resolution video, 70° field of view and night vision.  The cameras’ IR LEDs can capture images up to 26 feet away indoors and up to 98 feet away outdoors in pitch black, so users can keep an eye on the house without having to leave a light on. The indoor version of the new HD camera also features 300° pan, 120° tilt, a microphone and a speaker, all accessible anywhere in the world via the Insteon mobile device app.

“As we continue to grow our already extensive product line, we are focused on our customers and the overall connected home experience,” said Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon. “We are pleased to be able to offer HD video to our customers who are looking to add another layer of protection for their home and loved ones.” 

The Insteon family of 200-plus devices turns any home into a connected home. Insteon users can set up lighting scenes, schedule lights to automatically turn on and off, and monitor their homes via wireless cameras from any mobile device. Insteon also offers a suite of sensors that allows users to receive instant notification alerts when doors and windows are opened, smoke and carbon monoxide is detected, or when there is a water leak in the home. Insteon provides all of this and more via free apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices with no monthly fees.

With its simple installation, setup process and trustworthy communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring and ensures that every device is always connected.

For more information regarding the Insteon HD WiFi cameras or to purchase one, visithttp://www.insteon.com/wificameras.html.

 

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).

Insteon Teams Up with B&H Photo to Bring Connected Home Products to Professional-Minded Customers

October 24, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. – Insteon, creators of the world’s premiere home automation and control technology, today announced that B&H Photo is now selling a wide range of its connected home products in both the New York City-based superstore and online at BHPhotoVideo.com.

“B&H Photo now carries a wide variety of our award-winning connected home devices, including kits and a la carte products,” said Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon. “We are confident that their knowledgeable employees can provide expert advice on which products are right for each individual’s needs and look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with the company.”

The Insteon family of 200-plus devices turns any home into a connected home. Insteon users can set up lighting scenes, schedule lights to automatically turn on and off, and monitor their homes via wireless cameras from any mobile device. Insteon also offers a suite of sensors that allows users to receive instant notification alerts when doors and windows are opened, smoke and carbon monoxide is detected, or when there is a water leak in the home. Insteon provides all of this and more via free apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices with no monthly fees.

With its simple installation, setup process and trustworthy communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring and ensures that every device is always connected.

B&H Photo makes the wonders of technology available to professional customers through the company’s complete lines of photo, video, audio, lighting, pro accessories, computers, data storage, optics, entertainment, projection and surveillance devices. The company’s sales and support as well as competitive prices have made it the go-to retailer for professionals who can trust in the company’s expert employees to guide them to the best purchase for their unique needs.

The B&H Photo superstore in Manhattan is located at 420 9th Ave. at 34th St., p. 800.606.6969.

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).

Menards Now Stocking Insteon Connected Home Products In-Store and Online

Insteon Continues to Grab Coveted Shelf Space as Major Retailers Bet on Big Home Automation Sales for the 2014 Holidays

October 8, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. – Insteon, creators of the world’s premiere home automation and control technology, today announced that its connected home products and kits are now available at 282 Menards retail stores nationwide and Menards.com just in time for the holiday buying season.

“We have been working hand-in-hand with the Menards team to get Insteon product on the shelves before the holiday shopping season begins, and we know that Menards customers will appreciate the many ways to make life more convenient, safe and fun through our network hub and devices,” said Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon.   

The Insteon family of 200-plus devices turns any home into a connected home. Insteon users can set up lighting scenes, schedule lights to automatically turn on and off, and monitor their homes via wireless cameras from any mobile device. Insteon also offers a suite of sensors that allows users to receive instant notification alerts when doors and windows are opened, smoke and carbon monoxide is detected, or when there is a water leak in the home. Insteon provides all of this and more via free apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices with no monthly fees.

With its simple installation, setup process and trustworthy communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring and ensures that every device is always connected. 

Menards currently operates nearly 300 home improvement stores with locations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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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 Windows 8.1 Phone App Now Available with Microsoft Cortana to Control the Connected Home through Voice Commands

September 25, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon®, creators of the world’s best-selling home automation and control technology, today announced that the Insteon Windows 8.1 Phone app featuring Cortana, Microsoft’s proactive digital assistant, is now available to consumers to control and monitor their homes via voice commands.  The Insteon Windows 8.1 Phone app is available for download here

“The availability of voice interaction capabilities is a major development in the evolution of the home automation industry,” said Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President & Chief Evangelist for Microsoft.  “In recent years, consumers have become increasingly accustomed to voice-activated commands on their smart phones.  Bringing Microsoft Cortana voice interaction capabilities to the popular Insteon line of products opens up a whole new world of connected home engagement and use cases that will enhance our lives.”

With Cortana, Insteon users will be able to accomplish a variety of tasks by simply speaking to their Windows phone, such as turning lights on and off or dimming them, locking and unlocking doors, opening and closing a garage door, adjusting the thermostat, and more, all while inside the home or from anywhere in the world. 

With Cortana’s proactive capabilities, a user could say, “Insteon, it’s hot in here.”  Cortana will respond,  “Nobody likes being hot, want to adjust your thermostat?” and thermostat controls would appear on your phone.

Users can also activate scenes involving several commands that they’ve selected, such as saying “Insteon, leaving the house” that would turn off lights, lock doors and turn down the thermostat when you leave for the day.

“The combination of Cortana voice interaction with the Insteon network of products will make consumers’ lives more convenient, safe and fun,” said Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon. “Our collaboration with Microsoft demonstrates their keen interest in the home automation space as well as our strategy of working with the most forward-looking brands in the consumer electronics industry.”

Insteon Windows 8.1 Phone app come with other exclusive features designed with Windows users in mind, making controlling and monitoring the home simple and easy, including.

  • Visitor Mode – provides restricted access to children or guests in your home
  • Enhanced Camera Support  view multiple cameras at once, view full-screen, and camera support without the need of an Insteon Hub
  • Multi-House Support – enables you to control multiple homes or businesses from a single account
  • Dashboard View – a quick and organized view of the status of your home

Insteon connected home devices are currently available in Microsoft retail stores nationwide as well as on MicrosoftStore.com. Insteon products are also available from a number of other national retailers, both online and in-store.  For a complete list of retailers, please visit http://www.insteon.com/wheretobuy.html

Insteon’s reliable dual-band technology uses both the existing wires (power line) in the home and radio-frequency (RF) communication instead of relying on spotty Wi-Fi connections and routers, which dictate where smart devices must be placed to work properly. By making every networked device talk to each other via RF and the power line, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring and ensures that every device is always connected. Adding remote control and automation to everything from home monitoring to lighting, Insteon’s dual-band network and devices allow users to manage the home or office in more variations than any other home automation technology.

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

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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).

Insteon’s Connected Home Products Now Available at TigerDirect Retail Stores and TigerDirect.com

TigerDirect to Feature Insteon Products in New Interactive Home Automation Department

 

September 3, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. - Insteon, creators of the world’s premiere home automation and control technology, today announced that a wide range of its connected home products and kits are now available in all 34 TigerDirect retail stores and online at TigerDirect.com.

Insteon’s products will be featured in TigerDirect’s new connected home department in select stores, designed to educate customers on the benefits of home control and monitoring. 
The departments will include miniature models representing various rooms in a house where store customers can control a variety of common home automation functions, such as lighting and security cameras, connected via the Insteon platform. 

“TigerDirect has always been about meeting the needs of its customers to make life easier and more convenient, and Insteon shares that vision as well,” said Steven Leeds, Director of Corporate Marketing, TigerDirect. “We look forward to expanding our connected home retail store platform and continuing to offer products that inspire home automation adoption.”

The Insteon family of 200-plus devices turns any home into a connected home. Insteon users can set up lighting scenes, schedule lights to automatically turn on and off, and monitor their homes via wireless cameras from any mobile device. Insteon also offers a suite of sensors that allow users to receive instant notification alerts when doors and windows are opened, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide is detected or when there is a water leak in the home. Insteon provides all of this and more via free apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices with no monthly fees.

“We know TigerDirect’s online and in-store customers will enjoy the benefits around our Insteon connected home products , and be able to better understand the simplicity of the technology in the these new hands-on experiential departments,” said Joe Dada, CEO, Insteon.   

With its simple installation, setup process and trustworthy communication, Insteon has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, Insteon eliminates the need for custom wiring and ensures that every device is always connected.

 For more information about Insteon®, please visit www.insteon.com.

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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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