News

Home center 4.3.2.0

Improvements

Daikin
  • Better icons for Email, SMS an IR command that you directly operate through Home center
Global Caché

Bug fix

  • On Chrome and Safari toggles that are ‘ON’ where not displayed correctly in some rare occasions

NEW

NEW: Let Home center send you Telegram messages!

Attach camera image, custom texts and mark up to the instant Telegram messages

Sent the messages to a group (for example, your household)

More details on how to make the required Token and Chat ID will be published soon!

Home center 4.3.1.17

Velbus

Velbus

DALI

Improvements for the DALI module VMBDALI

Windows client

  • When restoring a backup you can now choose to keep the current users and not to overwrite them with the users of the back up file.
  • Internal improvements to make virus scanners give less warnings (false positives).

2N intercom

  • Improvements to connection with 2N (better compatibility since updates)
  • Management of connected devices in the web settings

Web interface settings

Many settings screens have received improvements to make them more user friendly:

Zone manager & Zone editor

  • List of type of devices to choose from now only shows what you have configured (it is no longer cluttered with devices you don’t have)
  • Some reported bugs have been fixed

Cameras & Access units:

  • better information about the number of cameras that are available through your license.
  • Adding and removing devices: better UI

General improvements

  • Full reset & auto-create zones didn’t work in certain situations
  • When restarting home center service and you go directly to the Home page: the empty buttons will be filled as soon as the statuses are all read by home center (the buttons remained grey when you were to fast)
  • Many internal improvements to have better stability when many systems are linked to Home center
    • For example:
      • Music devices (Sonos, Roberts, Harman, JBL, Marshall speakers)
      • and 2N Intercom devices
      • and IR Global caché
      • and Air-conditioning (through HMS Intesis: Daikin, Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, Panasonic, LG, Toshiba)
    • This includes a ‘self-restart’ system when Home center ‘stops working’ after a few weeks or months

Home center 4.3.1.4

New features

VELBUS & DALI

Velbus

DALI
Home center

Support for the VMBDALI module: now connect any DALI® drivers to Home center and Velbus!

See all supported Velbus modules

Interface

In the Android app / Web app buttons can now have different colors as well!

These colors can now also be set in the Zone editor in the web interface.

Many improvements have been made to the Zone manager and Zone editor

EMAIL and SMS

Add values from the devices as variables in your SMS and Mail (body and text)

Important note:

  • SMS: new Clickatell implementations are not working due to an API change by Clickatell. This will be resolved in the next version
  • For email settings: some customers noticed it is no longer possible to send emails via Telenet (Belgium). Our advice is to use the GMAIL App-passwords as explained in the Email guide that you find in the manuals and downloads on the module!

LUXOM

On connection loss due to bad network, and eventual recovery after some longer time (minutes or hours) statuses were not updated in Home center, now they are updated automatically.

Improvements

  • Stability for the connection with 2N intercoms
  • Stability for connection with Air-conditioning modules
  • General stability improvements
  • Faster startup with many connected devices

Home center 4.3.0.0

New features

Edit zones in browser

Zone manager and editor are now available in the web browser. It is no longer necessary to install the Windows client to update and manage the zones.

Use the Zone Manager to:

  • Create and name the zones
  • Set background image and icon
  • Define the scaling of the buttons
  • Auto generate zones
  • Not yet available in version 4.3.0.0: import Trikker file.
  • Remember to Click Save when you leave the screen

Use the Zone Editor to add and organize buttons on all the zones at once:

  • Select the zone to edit on the bar at the bottom, click the button MORE to go to zones that are not visible by default (1)
  • Add buttons by right clicking the area to open the button selector (2)
  • Drag buttons to the desired place (left mouse button)
  • Right click an item to pop up the menu to adjust the items display (3)
  • Remove buttons via the right click on a button
  • Click Save to save changes intermediately
  • When done, click Save and click Apply Changes when you are done

Your feedback matters!
Since this is a new way of working, we would like to hear your feedback on how you experience this new way of managing zones!

New Velbus modules

This version now supports the new Velbus modules:

Velbus

And the new version of existing Velbus modules:

Bugfix

  • Improved stability of connections to Home center server
  • Improved stability of the Home center server itself (in some occasions it must be restarted after 2 weeks, or a month)
  • Windows setup, for the Home center Windows client, now works again for Windows XP and Windows 2009 touch panels
  • In some situations the buttons were not on the correct place on the screen in the Android app and through the Web browser