Indigo 1.8 has been released, supports Insteon


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While this isn't breaking news, Perceptive Automation has officially announced the 1.8 version which supports Insteon.
Dallas, TX - February 8, 2006 - Perceptive Automation announced today the immediate availability of Indigo version 1.8, an update to the company's intelligent home control and automation server for Mac OS X. Indigo v1.8 now provides support for INSTEON, SmartLabs’ home-control networking technology and SmartLabs’ PowerLinc V2 home automation interface. INSTEON uses a dual-mesh (wireline and radio frequency) communications technology to link together core home systems such as lighting, security, comfort control, security systems, home sensors, consumer electronics and appliances for remote monitoring and control. Now Macintosh users can manage their INSTEON-enabled home control products from their computer.


Indigo provides native support for the INSTEON-enabled PowerLinc V2 (#2414U & 2814UB, available separately) CM-11, LynX-PLC, MR26, and W800RF32. These interfaces allow Indigo to remotely communicate with INSTEON and X10 devices throughout the home, giving users remote programmable control over lights, appliances, irrigation systems, and HVAC. Additionally, Indigo boasts integrated support of the popular Salling Clicker application, allowing wireless home control via Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones and PDAs, and the Ovolab Phlink telephony device, allowing remote home control from any touch-tone telephone.

Pricing and Availability
Indigo v1.8 is available now for $89.95 through the Perceptive Automation website, Also available online is a 30 day trial copy of Indigo. Indigo v1.8 is a free update to customers of v1.x. Indigo runs on Mac OS X v10.2.6 or greater, and requires a supported INSTEON or X10 computer interface: PowerLinc, CM-11, or LynX-PLC.

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The beta of Indigo has had Insteon support for a couple of months. Very stable and the developer has been incredibly responsive.