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Home center 2.7.1.1

Finally the new version of Home center has arrived with many new features and improvements!

New Logic interface (VMBHIS only)

Logic interfaceA new interface is now available in the VMBHIS to create your own logic actions. You can create extra macro functions, extend existing macro functions and create your own logic functions. This all happens outside the programmation in the Velbus modules. Also you can work cross interface: for instance also turn off all your Sonos devices with your ‘Turn all off’ button at the front door. Read more.

Sonos

Sonos connectBetter detection of Sonos devices in the network: when a Sonos is shutdown and later turned back on, the Sonos device will also be immediately ready to be operated in Home center. Sonos Bridge is no longer added to list. Improved stability.

Velbus

VelbusVelbus input modules can now also be added to the Home center interface.

Newly supported Velbus module VMBGPOD (Soon available). Support for the VMB7IN new firmware.

Faster communication between VelbusLink and Velbus modules through Home center.

How to start using the input modules in Home center?

After performing the update (also Windows Home center client), execute ‘Read changes’ on the Windows Home center client. When editing the zones, the input modules will now be available.

Web interface

Future releases will be automatically displayed on login page with the status of your license. Improvements for displaying the background images. Some bugfixes.

 IPhone / iPad

iPhone iPad appMake sure you install the latest version of the Home center app on your iOS device (v1.8.2 released June 23th 2014) . This update contains a bugfix to resolves some issues if you have a large set of components available (relevant because now inputs are added too).

How to update your VMBHIS

Log on to your VMBHIS web interface. Check if your license for updates hasn’t expired (VMBHIS > Settings > License info). Make sure the VMBHIS has access to the internet through your home network.

Update softwareOn the settings page, click ‘Update software’.  This will start the first update procedure. Wait a few minutes, then click ‘Update software’ again. This will complete the second step. After a few minutes the version of your VMBHIS will be 2.7.1.1.

Home centerMake sure to install the new Windows Home center client on your PC and Windows Touch screens. The download link is on the Settings page of the VMBHIS.

License

Has your license expired (default this is after one year) then you need to renew your license to use the latest version of Home center. Price 124,95 euro (VAT incl.). Please contact us. Do you want to migrate from a regular license to the VMBHIS? Contact us so we can make you a personal offer.

Customers with a license for Home center server on Windows, if you haven’t received a download link, please send us a mail so will can provide you the download link.

Reminder

Get the latest VelbusLink to configure the bus through Home center! (pass through function).

Update all Windows Home center clients installed in your network to the new version. Connections from older clients will be dropped and will show an error on screen!

Update the Home center app for iPhone/iPad.   Have fun!

Home center v2.4

Home center v2.4 is available!

New in this version

  • Login and server detection are now together on one screen
  • The color of the thermostats are now the same as the colors on the iPhone/iPad
  • Support for new Velbus modules VMB2PBN, VMB2BLE en VMB4RF
  • Extended web interface of VMBHIS
  • Auto time synchronization of the bus is possible (Only automatically configurable in the VMBHIS v2.4.0.1)

Bug fixes

  • Newly added zones couldn’t sometimes be added to the quick access bar
  • Dimmer operation: sliding the slider is now available again
  • Improved communication: sometimes a crash was possible when restoring a large backup
  • Home center client loads faster
  • Improvement for iPhone/iPad: if a module is replaced, the new outputs weren’t available (iPhone basic version)
  • VMBHIS: an error occurred if the iPad connected before a configuration was made with the Home center client. Nu the iPad app works even if no configuration has been done withe the Home center client.
  • Camera: if multiple users were defined in the camera server, the camera didn’t load automatically

Reminder

  • VelbusLink 8.4.26 or newer is required to configure the bus through Home center! (pass through function)
  • Make sure to update all Home center clients installed in your network to the new version.
  • Check the App Store to see if you have the latest version of the Home center App.

License

Do you have a license of Home center that is more then one year old, then you need to renew your license to use the latest version of Home center.
Price 124,95 euro (VAT incl.)

Customers will have received a download link. If you purchased Home center and you didn’t receive a download link. Please contact us!

Enjoy!

Best regards,
Stijnen Solutions team