Control & Automation
Schlage LiNK remote home management system and Trane thermostat
Schlage demonstrated several new capabilities of its Link remote home management system, which allows homeowners to monitor and control Z-Wave-enabled locks, lights, Trane thermostats, Schlage cameras and other Z-Wave devices from mobile phones or internet-connected computers. Schlage Link now allows users to record and archive footage recorded by Schlage cameras, integrate Z-Wave-enabled sensors and create time-based access codes.
By Anthony Capkun
New Link features include support for various Z-Wave-enabled sensors, enabling homeowners to check the status of windows and doors, detect motion in and around the home as well as monitor potential water-related emergencies (available Q2 2011). The Trane ComfortLink remote thermostat and Schlage Link System, meantime, have combined to complement and enhance the functionality of home comfort control. One simple, web-based interface can control several home systems, from Z-Wave-enabled lights and small appliances, HVAC.