What is io-homecontrol®?
io-homecontrol® is a two-way wireless technology already embedded in the equipement within the house: roof window, vertical window, roller shutter, gate, garage door, front door, alarm system, lighting, ventilation, heating system...
What is the origin of the io-homecontrol® name?
Interoperable: products from different manufacturers work together in a consistent way.
+ Home control: one io-homecontrol® point is all you need to run every automatic component in your home.
What is the advantage of the io-homecontrol® solution over proprietary solutions?
io-homecontrol® guarantees genuine interaction between a number of products from different brands, which can never be the case for a single-brand solution.
How is the io-homecontrol® technology licensed?
Are the radio waves dangerous for health?
No, the waves emitted by a remote controller are 100 times less powerful than those emitted by a mobile phone. Moreover, a remote controller is not used close to the ear and the brain, contrary to a mobile phone. And the button is pressed only split seconds a day!
Can io-homecontrol® be hacked?
The io-homecontrol® solution is as secure as the communications between a cash dispenser and a bank, but is simpler to set up.
How does io-homecontrol® address reliability?
To make sure your home installations always work, the radio devices in io-homecontrol® labelled building products feature highly-advanced embedded technology that allows for frequency agility. This way, they stay connected regardless of any radio interference.
How can io-homecontrol help me to make energy savings?
For example, when the roof windows open to air out a room, the system can automatically switch off the heating in that room. When the sun is hot, it rolls down the shutters, rather than switch on the air-conditioning. This way, the home is energy efficient.
Is there any maintenance requirement on io-homecontrol® labelled products?
No. No additional maintenance is necessary due to the use of the io-homecontrol® technology.
Are the installers trained in these new products?
Yes, brands part of the io-homecontrol® association train their installers to the implementation and the optimization of their products through this technology.