Spotlight On HomeSeer

HomeSeer Technologies
Bedford, NH

HomeSeer HS2 and HSPRO software supports a wide variety of user interfaces and 3rd party automation products. Choose from in-wall button controllers, touchscreens, wireless remotes, microphones, PDAs, PocketPCs, telephones (voice and touch-tone control) and personal computers. Homeseer has been the first to offer trainable voice recognition, remote web browser control, Z-Wave support with the Z-Troller designed as a PC interface, Windows Media Center support, .net support, and multi-sensor support. HomeSeer has a strong and active DIY following who are passionate about home control.

In addition HomeSeer offers the HomeTroller™ and PRO-100™ Controllers running embedded Windows XP and the HS2 and HSPro software respectively. To view a comparison chart of these 2 software and 2 hardware products click here.

If you are handy and a do-it-yourself person, you can purchase HS2 or the HomeTroller™ controller and install it yourself. Any 3rd party plug-in you need not part of the basic package can be purchased separately, allowing you to expand your system in the future to include other sub-systems. The above comparison chart contains a complete list of all supported products.

If you would rather work with a Dealer on the design an installation of your system, including the PRO-100™ Controller, a complete list of dealers is available on the company website. Note HomeSeer is one of the few systems offerring complete telephone and voice control capability.

Company Information
Company Website In
Product Lines US Installed Base Installed System Price Sales Model 1999 HomeTroller™
PRO-100™, HSPro
25k-100k $5k-$25k Dealer
Product Characteristics
Windows Media Center # 3rd Party
# Keypads # Touch Screens PC-based? iPhone App?
Supported >100 0 1-4 Yes Native
Sub-Systems Sold
Lighting/Climate Servers Intercoms Multiroom
No/No Yes No No No No

Last Updated: 4/19/2010