View Full Version : iControl, has anyone tried this?
Jul 11, 2008, 06:27 AM
How does this work? Will it really simply turn on and off and light or tv you point it at ect.? That seems too unrealistic.
Jul 11, 2008, 06:34 AM
i think you need one of those computer controlled houses. I've heard of ones you text and it sets the lighting, temperature etc. for when you come home i'd imagine this would be something similar.
Jul 11, 2008, 06:39 AM
LOL so in other words it's for billionaires?
Jul 11, 2008, 06:59 AM
it must be, unless your tv connects to a wireless network there's no other way it can control it. No infa red is there? And as for the lights nothing short of a hand coming out of the phone and flicking the switch will work.
Jul 11, 2008, 07:04 AM
Yeah I realize that, I'm really just curious as to how this thing works.
Jul 12, 2008, 09:14 AM
It's designed, as far as I can see, to work with Crestron or AMX control systems over a LAN, which requires reprogramming your system to recognise the commands from the iPhone.
And yeah, since Crestron systems can cost £10,000+, this is for rich people.