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Interfacing smoke detectors is something most of us would like to do, but can be extremely complex and dangerous. This solution does not physically touch the smoke detector unit(s) or wiring, so this is one of the more DIY-friendly solutions on the market now.
The INSTEON Smoke Bridge is retailing for $34.99, and is available now from the SmartHome website.
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.
Developed in Irvine, California, the award-winning INSTEON remote control product line has a growing list of devices, from lamp dimmers to thermostats and irrigation controllers. INSTEON delivers the fastest, most reliable wireless device communication in the industry with its innovative dual-band and simulcast mesh technology. INSTEON products are available through select retail partners, including Smarthome.com, Best Buy, Amazon, Newegg and Home Depot.
- Feb 13 2013 08:34 AM
- by Dan (electron)
SmartHome has finally released the Dual-Band version of their INSTEON keypads. They are shipping now, available in multiple colors, with white starting at $79.99.
Check out the SmartHome website for more details.
- Jul 02 2013 11:49 AM
- by Dan (electron)
IRVINE, Calif. – March 13, 2014 – INSTEON, creators of the best-selling home automation and control technology, today announced that its INSTEON Hub can now connect to the popular Nest® Learning Thermostat™, letting Nest users easily expand their home control lifestyle into new areas such as lighting, security and additional energy-saving devices.
Nest owners who purchase and install the INSTEON Hub for their homes, as well as download the free INSTEON app for both iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, can simply add an installed Nest product to their list of remote-controlled devices in the INSTEON app.
By connecting to INSTEON, Nest users can easily add additional home control devices from a wide range of products from the INSTEON catalog, including LED light bulbs for creating lighting scenes or to increase energy savings; wireless IP cameras and motion sensors for security monitoring; leak sensors for alerting users of water leaks before they can cause significant damage; and much more.
“Nest Thermostat users know the tremendous value of home automation and can now easily build a truly connected home through our INSTEON Hub, devices and mobile app,” said Joe Dada, CEO, INSTEON. “Our affordable and wide array of products expands the possibilities of home connectivity, monitoring and control for Nest users.”
With its simple installation, setup process and trustworthy communication, INSTEON has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. Plug-in devices and in-wall switches make it possible to add wireless control to any light or 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 and ensures that every device is always connected.
- Mar 14 2014 02:57 PM
- by Dan (electron)