Perceptive Automation, the leading provider of Mac-based home automation software, today announced the immediate availability of Indigo 6, an update to the company's intelligent home control and automation server for Mac OS X. With Indigo, users can easily monitor and control lights, appliances, thermostats, lawn sprinklers and dozens of other items found in the home, thereby helping to reduce energy usage.
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Mac-based home automation software provider Perceptive Automation today announces the release of Indigo 5. New with this update is a Python-based Plugin API that allows Independent Software Vendors (ISV) to create native device types, trigger events and actions which are fully integrated into the Indigo User Interface and server.
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Perceptive Automation has announced the release of Indigo version 4.1. According to Perceptive Automation this new version is an update to the company's intelligent home control and automation server for Mac OS X. The Indigo software is a whole home automation system that can manage your lawn sprinklers, home appliances, lights, thermostats and many more equipment and appliances that can be manage – thereby helping you to save energy and money.
Audacious Software is proud to announce Shion 2.0, an update to their home automation solution for Mac OS X. Designed for the typical end-user who seeks a powerful automation system, Shion is an innovative program that brings home automation technology to the everyday Mac user, all without the complexity of traditional offerings. Using commodity X10 and INSTEON devices, the new Shion user can begin controlling their apartment, home, or office in less than ten minutes.