Home Control for Everyone - the New INSTEON Hub Makes Home Control Easy with iOS and Android apps

April 29, 2013

IRVINE, CA- INSTEON®, manufacturers of the best-selling, most reliable home automation and control technology, today announced that the new INSTEON Hub is now shipping, featuring many hardware and software enhancements. Customers will benefit from full dual-band communication, enhanced security, increased signal strength and more robust and reliable device communication.

“There’s nothing more satisfying than knowing you're never more than a smartphone away from your home. Need to adjust the thermostat? Left a light on? The new INSTEON Hub keeps you connected to your home from anywhere.”

INSTEON Hub is an INSTEON central controller for the rest of us; a simple and straightforward device that connects you to your home from any smartphone or tablet, anywhere in the world. Control INSTEON light bulbs, wall switches, outlets, and thermostats at home or remotely and receive instant email or text message alerts from motion, door, window and water leak sensors while you’re away.

The new INSTEON Hub includes numerous hardware and software improvements including: Full dual-band communication, secure remote access and increased power-line signal strength for both INSTEON and X10 signals. Many features have been added to the mobile applications as well that run the range from user interface enhancements to under-the-hood technological improvements. For a complete list of improvements, please visit www.insteon.com/hub.

The new INSTEON Hub retails for $129.99. For more information about INSTEON or the new INSTEON Hub, visit www.insteon.com/hub.

With its simple installation and setup process and dependable communication, INSTEON has become the industry’s premier remote control networking technology. Plug-in modules and in-wall switches make it possible to add wireless control to any appliance in a home or business without having to hire a contractor. By making every networked device talk to each other via radio frequencies and existing electrical wiring, INSTEON eliminates the need for custom wiring.


INSTEON is the best selling Home Area Networking (HAN) technology on the market. It is the only mesh network capable of utilizing two independent means of communication, RF and powerline thus also making it the most reliable technology. With over 200 products on the market, INSTEON makes it is easy to link together home systems such as lighting, security, HVAC (comfort control), A/V, appliances, and sensors, allowing them to be controlled or monitored from anywhere in the world.

About SmartLabs®
Founded in 1992, SmartLabs, Inc. is an integrated technology company in the Home Area Networking (HAN) and Building Automation System (BAS) markets. SmartLabs is organized into three divisions: SmartLabs Technology, the pioneering architects of INSTEON wireless HAN technology; SmartLabs Design, which designs and develops Smarthome® products; and Smarthome Direct, which sells its own, as well as, third-party products to consumers via its award-winning website - Smarthome.com, through their direct mail catalog and via their brick and mortar retail store located in Irvine, CA.

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