HomeSeer Releases the HSTouch Interface Design System for Home Automation Applications


HomeSeer HSTouch Screenshot

Designed to work with HomeSeer’s home automation software and industry standard IP-enabled controllers, HSTouch is a new Windows-based GUI design application (MSRP $199.95) that allows users to create custom control interfaces that are able to be ported and run on Windows, Windows CE, and Windows Mobile Devices. In addition to being able to create customized interfaces, HSTouch also provides designers the ability to pull in RSS data feed information to display things like weather, news, and stock quotes. I guess you can say HSTouch is geared more towards home installers / integrators and technically savvy DIY-ers. Newcomers to home automation should probably check out the company’s HS2 product suite, if they want to get their feet wet.

HomeSeer Releases HSTouch™ Interface Design System

Bedford, NH – HomeSeer Technologies announces the release of its new HSTouch interface design system. The new system provides an easy to use, fully customizable, family-friendly graphical interface for all HomeSeer home automation systems and will run on in-wall, stand-alone, portable, handheld and wireless touchscreen devices. HSTouch integrates tightly with all HomeSeer-based automation systems and the screens are fully customizable to work with virtually all backgrounds, buttons and graphics. An integrated RSS browser is also included for easy access popular data feeds for weather, news, sports and stock information.

Unlike other programs of this type, HSTouch is IP-enabled and may be used to monitor and control remote HomeSeer installations, including secondary residences. HSTouch is also designed to run on Windows®, Windows CE and Windows Mobile devices, ensuring compatibility with the widest range of touchscreens currently available. A version for the iPod Touch® and iPhone® is planned for release later this year.

Integrators will appreciate the remote deployment functions in HSTouch. Projects may be created or edited remotely and then deployed to customer sites without the need for a site visit or service call.

All HomeSeer automation systems are designed to work seamlessly with industry standards and products from leading manufactures such as Lutron®, Intermatic®, Leviton®, Russound®, Cooper®, Monster Cable®, Microsoft®, Centralite®, DSC®, Aprilaire®, ACT, RCS and others. Support for the latest automation technologies such as Z-Wave®, UPB and Insteon® is also included.

HSTouch is shipping now.

For the past ten years, HomeSeer Technologies has been creating some of the most popular and robust automation systems available. HomeSeer Technologies’ software and hardware controllers have been installed in thousands of residential and commercial sites. HomeSeer has won numerous awards including TechTV’s Best of CES, HomeAutomation top 50, TechLiving’s HOT LIST, and was recently selected as a central integration component in all episodes of the hit FOX TV show “Renovate My Family”. HomeSeer Technologies web site is HomeSeer.com.

About HomeSeer Technologies
HomeSeer Technologies is a leading provider of home control software based in Bedford New Hampshire. Our software and hardware controllers give users the ability to integrate and automate everything in their home, including lights, appliances, thermostats, audio/video, and media content. Our software is IP enabled, giving users remote access from anywhere in the world. Visit www.homeseer.com for more information.




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