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  • January 29, 2015 David Bell

    The look and feel of home automation

    Home automation has come a long way since we first started seeing it on the market. As with all technology, home automation products have become smaller, sleeker and stylish to fit into most home designs and look like it has always belonged there.One of the questions we are always asked here at Vesternet is how obvious are our products once th...
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  • December 2, 2014 David Bell

    Choosing the best VERA Controller - 2014

    Last week we announced the new VERA Edge controller. This new controller combines the best of the VERA3 and the VERA Lite and still has a price of £50 less than VERA3.So the choice of a new VERA controller should be quite straightforward - VE...
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  • October 27, 2014 David Bell

    How to start your smart home dream

    The thought of having a home that listens to your commands has crossed the minds of most people at least once in their life. With technology advancing every day, this dream is becoming more of a reality. It is not just for the tech minded people anymore either, more and more devices are being designed to help everyday people with their everyda...
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  • October 24, 2014 David Bell

    Fibaro finally makes it across to USA and Canada

    If you live in the US or Canada, and you are trying to create the perfect smart home, we have some great news for you!After many months of anticipation, the worlds premier range of Z-Wave products finally become available in in the USA & Canada courtesy of Vesternet.The Fibaro Z-Wave Flood Sensor features a range of sensor functions enc...
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  • September 15, 2014 David Bell

    End of the line for EZMotion Sensor

    Express Controls have confirmed that the EZMotion sensor has now become obsolete and the last batch we received was the final one available anywhere in the world. This is a shame as this has been a great 3-in-1 sensor finding lots of uses all over the home.So what are the alternatives?When the EZMotion was first introduced, it was one of the f...
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  • June 9, 2014 David Bell

    eedomus - Automated Home Review

    Back in March, we gave you a sneak preview of the eedomus controller in our CEBIT from News post.Since then we've had the eedomus controller on test and have been very impressed with its capabilities and its support for a wide range of technologies outside of the Z-Wave arena.We're so impressed, we asked Automated Home's top Reviewer, Ant Skel...
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  • April 29, 2014 David Bell

    Using Z-Wave relays to control Wall Sockets

    Back in January we wrote a popular article about recommending Z-Wave wall plugs as the best way of Controlling Wall Sockets.Lots of people found this article useful, especially the explanation why you can't control a double socket's individual sockets independently.Having said that, the relay option still has merits, especially as it can be hi...
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  • April 17, 2014 David Bell

    TKB UK Power Measuring Wall Plug - Now in Stock

    We've just received the first batch of the TKB TZ88 wall plug.What's so special about this?The TKB TZ88 is the only UK style Z-Wave wall plug capable of controlling any appliance and measuring its power consumption.The TZ88 wall plug can: Control the appliance On/Off Measure voltage, current and power factor Report instant power (W) and accumu...
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