SMARTHOME TO DESIGN HOMES FOR FOX'S 'RENOVATE MY FAMILY'

Smarthome Provides Electronic Home Improvement Design and Products for New Unscripted TV Show

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2004 - Smarthome, Inc., the world's leading provider of electronic home improvement products and personal gadgets, today announced it is designing and installing whole -house automation for FOX's new fall unscripted show, RENOVATE MY FAMILY.


Premiering with a special episode on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, 8:00 -10:00 PM ET/PT, the series provides families with complete makeovers. The time period premiere is Monday, Sept. 6, 9:00 -10:00 PM ET/PT. While the family awaits home renovation, they will each receive personal makeovers from a team of stylists. Even pets will be pampered.

Smarthome's professional team, led by Scott Klodowski, will design and manage the installation of products to improve the families' home lifestyles, including "smart" lighting, entertainment systems, security and heating and air conditioning, that can be voice activated and remotely monitored and controlled through touch screens and the Internet.

"Smarthome's products are designed to improve people's lives, and we welcome the opportunity to demonstrate their value on RENOVATE MY FAMILY," said Rajeev Kapur, vice president of sales and marketing of Smarthome, Inc. "We believe viewers will be surprised by how the families' lifestyles are enhanced though smart electronic home improvement and how affordable it is to do."

RENOVATE MY FAMILY is produced by Rocket Science Laboratories, which also produced the hit FOX shows "Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy," "My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiancé" and "Joe Millionaire."

"Smarthome's design team is adding a unique and exciting component to the home improvement focus of our show," said RENOVATE MY FAMILY producer Doug Forbes. "We believe the families on this show will benefit from and thoroughly enjoy the electronic home improvement features Smarthome products add to their lives and homes."

Electronic products seen on RENOVATE MY FAMILY will be available to consumers by visiting www.smarthome.com/fox or by calling 1 -866 243 8021, and to installation dealers through www.smarthomepro.com. For more information about RENOVATE MY FAMILY, visit http://fox.com/renovatemyfamily/

About Smarthome, Inc.
Founded in 1992, Smarthome, Inc. is the world's largest home automation and home control supplier and the leader of enhancing lifestyles through electronic home improvement projects. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Smarthome products are sold to an international customer base via the Web, catalog, phone and retail outlets as well as to professional dealers and installers through its SmarthomePro division. The Smarthome Design division is responsible for developing the new home networking technology called INSTEON™, (www.insteon.net) and developing the distribution and OEM sales channels. Smarthome is dedicated to making life more convenient, safe and fun. The company's on -line catalog can be found at www.smarthome.com

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