"LonWorks networks are intended for applications spanning home and building automation, plus factory automation and aircraft.
"HouseLinc is one of a new line of home control products from SmartLinc. Shipped with PlatoTW software, it provides stand alone control of X-10 and IR devices."
"The application program is written in a language called ladder logic. Ladder logic comes from the electrical industry when relays were used to control equipment. Relays were energized from a power rail through a series of contacts that formed a rung. A number of rungs in turn formed a network."
"Up to 190 X-10 events can be recorded and stored into non-volatile memory to be played back at a later date. The Analyzer stores the identity of the received X-10 code, it's signal strength and the elapsed time from the start of recording."
"The technology that makes up a home theater is not that dissimilar to the technology that makes up a high end movie theater. Home theater technology is just a scaled down version that better accommodates smaller, more personal areas of a home."
"People should never have to adapt to technology. We already have plenty to do and learn. Ideally, any new technology should adapt to us, and allow us to accomplish more tasks with less effort."
Dim/Bright Commands and Coupler-Repeaters ...plus some other information about new stuff in the world of X-10
"Myth: X-10 can't transmit analog data. / Reality: X-10 currently has systems installed (which X-10 developed for Honeywell) employing PLC transmission of both temperature and light levels transmitted using X-10 protocols after A to D conversion."
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INTRODUCING THE SIMPLEST WAY TO CONTROL YOUR ENTIRE HOUSE YOUR VOICE. Imagine this... We've all been there-walking through the door into a dark house, arms full. Wouldn't it be nice to tell your house to offer a helping hand? Now you can. A simple voice command-such as "Alexa, turn on Welcome"-lights up the hallway and kitchen, fires up your favorite Pandora station, while the door locks itself behind you. This is Control4 Home Automation with Amazon Alexa.