IRVINE, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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
- Heating and Air Conditioning
- Motion, Door/Window Sensors
- Energy – 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 main 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." said Joe Dada, CEO, INSTEON.
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning INSTEON remote control product line has a growing list of 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. INSTEON's European products are now available online at Amazon.uk.co and Amazon.fr (coming soon to Amazon.de). Also available through select distributors including BMB Electronics, Marmitek and Envious Technology. For more information about INSTEON® technology and the new global product line, please visit www.insteon.com/global.