Control Lights, Temperature and More with an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
Home Control iPhone Apps
Apps to Control Lights, Thermostat and Appliances
Ever wish you could control a light with your iPhone, iPod or iPad? How about adjusting the thermostat or checking a web cam and unlocking a door? The following apps let you to do all this and more. Each app featured below requires an interface which allows the iPhone, iPod or iPad to communicate to INSTEON devices in your home. These devices include wall switches and dimmers, plug-in lamp and appliance controllers, thermostats and more.
Note: App prices may change. Be sure to check iTunes for the most current version and price information. Support for these applications provided by the developer. App support information is available through the iTunes page.
MobiLinc and MobiLinc Lite - Using WiFi, 3G or EDGE communication, MobiLinc supports control and real-time monitoring of up to 1024 INSTEON or X10 devices, 1024 scenes, and 1024 programs on your iPhone or iPod touch anywhere in the world. With MobiLinc Pro and your iPhone or iPod touch, control all of your lights, thermostats, devices, programs and irrigation system while on vacation or away from home. With MobiLinc and the many INSTEON devices available, home automation from the palm of your hand has never been easier.MobiLinc Pro works with the following INSTEON interfaces: SmartLinc, any ISY-99i central controller, or the INSTEON PowerLinc Controller (PLC).
- Automatic Find and Sync with ISY and SmartLinc on Local WiFi - Real Time INSTEON Device Status - Command Your Devices Anywhere with WiFi, 3G, or EDGE - Supports up to 1024 INSTEON Devices, 1024 Scenes, and 1024 Programs - Supports Multiple Thermostats - Supports X10 Devices - Keep Your Favorite Devices, Scenes, and Programs on a dedicated page - Secure Connect to ISY over HTTPS or SmartLinc using Username and Password Authentication - Also works with the PowerLinc 2414 (USB/Serial)
Available through iTunes: MobiLinc Lite (free) MobiLinc Pro ($19.99)
MobiLinc Works with the Following INSTEON Controllers:
For Mac users, the Indigo Touch App will work with Indigo 4.0 software and an INSTEON PowerLinc Controller. It has been optimized for an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, using WiFi, 3G or EDGE communication to remotely control lighting, appliances, HVAC and sprinklers on your INSTEON network. View Indigo defined Variables and access real time status updates of all INSTEON hardware.
- Instant control and access to all your Indigo hardware - One touch UI controls for lighting, appliances, sprinkers, HVAC - Execute any Indigo defined Action Groups - View any Indigo defined Variables (temperature, home mode, etc.) - Real time updates of all hardware (brightness, temperature, active zone, etc.) - Real time updates of all variable values - Control Page viewer for custom user defined UI pages - Optimized for iPhone and WiFi/3G/Edge connectivity - Bonjour enabled to get you connected with a single touch (no IP addresses needed!)
Available through iTunes: Indigo Touch (free):
Indigo Touch Requires Indigo Software AND PowerLinc Controller:
eKeypad M1 is an application that provides mobile control of an ELK or NESS M1 system on your iPhone or iTouch device. From alarm functionality to lighting controls, eKeypad Pro allows you to view and control all aspects of your installation. This includes: - Alarm Functionality: Arming, Disarming and Status indicators - Keypad functionality: Function Keys, Function Key Status Lights - Elk internal task activation - Lighting control (UPB, X-10, OnQ-ALC, Centralite, INSTEON, Lutron Radio RA, Z-wave and C-BUS) - Relay Output control - Thermostat control (RCS, HAI, and Aprilaire) - Zone status information and bypass control - Temperature sensors (probes, keypads and thermostats)
Available through iTunes: eKeypad M1 $44.99 eKeypad M1 Pro $99.99
Cortexa's free iPhone app gives you access to all of the controls of your home's Cortexa controller right in the palm of your hands. Watch streaming cameras, turn your lights on or off, turn the thermostat up or down, arm the security, turn the whole-home audio on and much more right from your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The Cortexa home automation controller along with iPhone application delivers security and peace-of-mind for homeowners by helping reduce the time, effort, energy and cost of running your home.
- Control of indoor/outdoor lighting (dimmers and switches) - Whole home audio control - Access security to view armed zones and arm and disarm system - View live cameras including those w/ PTZ control - Control thermostats throughout the home - Control events/scenes - View current weather and future forcast - View systems by individual rooms or in their entirety