X10s ActiveHome Kit-Welcome to the 21st Century
ActiveHome Short Form Press Release
The ActiveHome kit works with your computer to
transform your home into a network of controls allowing lights, appliances and security
systems to do what you want when you want. It only takes 15 minutes to setup and is
certain to make you the talk of the neighborhood.
- Your friends will be green with envy when they see how you can make
your home looked lived-in while youre away, create a romantic mood after a night on
the town, even automate a morning or evening routine. Imagine how cool it would be to have
your clock radio, bedside lamp, coffee pot, and garage door turn on and open based on your
program and then turn off and shut without ever having to move a finger.
- ActiveHome communicates through your existing powerline (AC wiring)
to control things in every room of your home. Once you tell the software what to do you
can turn off your PC. All of the information is stored in the computer interface, which
allows control from any outlet in the home even when your PC is turned off.
- " Theres no better way to neutralize the June Cleaver in
your house than with the ActiveHome Kit," said Alex Peder, president of X10 (USA)
retail sales division. "All kidding aside, ActiveHome is all about giving people the
tools necessary to start creating 21st century Wired Homes."
- ActiveHome software - This easy-to-use
program empowers users to schedule times/days for lights and appliances to turn on and
off, in addition to creating powerful routines called macros.
- Computer interface - The interface allows the
computer to communicate with lights and appliances throughout the home remotely. Once
programmed, the interface unit can be disconnected from the computer and still control
functions from any outlet in the home.
- Ultimate Super remote - The remote acts as both a home
automation and home entertainment tool providing controls for six different functions. Use
the universal remote for your TV, VCR, cable, etc. Hit the X10 button, now the remote will
control lights and appliances manually and activate programmed macros.
- Transceiver module - The transceiver module
translates radio frequency signals (RF) from wireless controllers into a powerline signal
that controls AC modules. This unit also functions at the same time as an appliance
- Lamp module - The lamp module receives commands from
the ActiveHome software to turn on or off and brighten or dim any lamp.
- KeyChain remote - The keychain remote is a portable
wireless unit that controls two modules from up to 100 feet away.
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