At IFA 2017, devolo used the slogan “The magic of a perfect connection” to showcase the next significant Home Control updates and how simple smart homes are now.
The Home Control app will offer a geofencing function in one of the next updates. At this point, Home Control updates the desired settings automatically. This means that if no one is home, the alarm function is activated and the heating is turned down. This function also operates in the opposite manner. When a family member approaches your smart home, the living room is heated to the specified comfortable temperature, the lights switch on and the stereo starts automatically.
devolo even brings the latest innovations to newcomers to make it even easier to create a smart home. The smart Home Control wizard that Aachen-based developers will be implementing in the coming months is an installation wizard that utilizes detected devices and rooms to provide recommendations for rules and additional configurations automatically. All of this makes Home Control even easier to set up and operate.
Home Control users have other exciting and free innovations to look forward to in the coming months. 3D touch, Notification Center in iOS and widget support will make the smart home even faster and easier to operate via the Home Control app.
In the meantime, devolo is offering a comprehensive package that includes 12 Home Control components. All Home Control components can be expanded at any time with additional components. Home Control is also open to third-party manufacturers such as Amazon Alexa. With the smart wizard, devolo Home Control can now be controlled easily via speech. In addition, the smart Philips Hue lighting control is integrated.