HomeSeer Prepare to Ship HomeTroller 2

HomeSeer HomeTroller 2

HomeSeer’s Mk2 version of their HomeTroller Home Automation controller will start to ship later this month.  The new diskless, fanless unit promises low running costs from its energy efficient design.  Starting at $895 the HomeTroller 2 is around $200 less than its predicessor.  Read on for the full feature list.

“Our new HomeTroller is an advanced home automation controller that’s designed to simplify your life by integrating and automating the major systems of your home! Use it to monitor and control lighting, appliances, climate, security, telephones, irrigation, window shades and home entertainment equipment.

HomeTroller supports the widest variety of user interfaces available. Choose from in-wall button controllers, touchscreens, wireless remotes, microphones, PDAs, PocketPCs, telephones (voice and touch-tone control) and personal computers. Mix and match any combination of interfaces you like to suit the needs of your family.
The built-in web server allows you to access your home while you’re away at work or on vacation. Easily keep tabs on your home and family with any web browser. Receive emails or calls when things happen at home or people come and go.
Now you can finally have the peace of mind that comes from knowing your family and home are safe and secure!

  • Keep tabs on your home while you’re away!
  • Ensure your family is safe!
  • Receive announcements, alerts and reminders!
  • Conserve energy and lower utility bills!
  • Retrieve phone messages by web or phone!

Key Features

  • Built-in web server for remote access anywhere.
  • Easy-to-use web interface allows easy access and control with any web browser.
  • Supports the widest variety of user interfaces, including in-wall button controllers, touchscreens, wireless remotes, PDAs, PocketPCs, cellphones and voice (microphones).
  • Compatible with a wide variety of technologies and companies including Lutron®, Leviton®, Z-Wave®, UPB®, Insteon® and many others.
  • Designed for voice control by microphone and telephone.
  • Creates alerts, announcements and reminders by email, telephone and text message.
  • Supports complete telephone messaging with caller ID announcements (w/optional telephone interface).
  • Includes calendar-based functions for easy scheduling.
  • Automation events may be created ‘on-the-fly’ using voice commands.
  • HSProtect™ guards the embedded operating system from virus, spyware and malware attacks.
  • HSSentry™ continuously monitors the unit to ensure extremely reliable operation.
  • Fan-less, diskless design for ultimate mechanical reliability.
  • Ultra low power consumption conserves energy and lowers utility bills.
  • Includes true ‘trigger-based’ automation with advanced conditional options.
  • Built-in power failure recovery feature runs events missed during outages when power is restored.
  • Includes multiple serial and USB ports for integration with the most commonly used technology interfaces.”

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1 Comment on "HomeSeer Prepare to Ship HomeTroller 2"

  1. now all WE need to do is HACK yes i said HACK it and use it as our personal home file server it is realy from the looks of it a computer

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