HomeSeer Announces Hybrid Home Controller

The Series 2 HomeTroller combines hardware package with software-based flexibility.

HomeSeer HomeTroller Series 2

HomeSeer's HomeTroller Series 2 is designed to monitor and control lighting, appliances, window shades, A/V, and other home systems.

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from HomeSeer. It looks like they’ve been plenty busy.

The company just announced its Series 2 HomeTroller home automation controller. The company calls it a “hybrid” product, which basically means it functions like good ol’ HomeSeer software, but comes in a hard-shell package.

Are you itching to build a home automation system? Expert guidance is FREE in this special report, Smart Home Systems: Expert Guide to Home Automation, Smart Home Products & More. PLUS new subscribers get a FREE 6-month Charter Platinum EH Network Membership! Join now!

HomeTroller is built to mesh with plenty of wired and wireless systems, to control lighting, appliances, security, climate, irrigation, window covering, and audio/video systems. It also even be accessed over the Internet. A fan-less design means that it sucks up a lot less of your energy bill. The company says it consumes just 10 watts of power under normal operation.

“We designed the original HomeTroller with four important factors in mind; flexibility, reliability, energy efficiency, and affordability,” states Richard Helmke, HomeSeer’s president and founder. “The new unit is every bit as flexible as the original but offers improved reliability and a lower price.”

That price? The HomeTroller starts at $895.You can also order various plug-ins — everything from iTunes to OnQ — starting at $29.96 each. Place an order now; the unit starts shipping this month.


Comments are closed.