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Lightswitch

Home automation iOS/Android client

Home Automation control at your fingertips

Ever forget to turn your lights off when you are away from home?

What is Lightswitch?

Lightswitch is a Home Automation Client for iOS/Android that allows you to control your devices anywhere in the world. Ever forget to turn your lights off when you are away from home? How about turn the outdoor floodlights on but didn’t feel like walking back downstairs to turn them on? Now you can! All you need is Lightswitch certified server and the supporting home automation hardware. The purpose of this program is simple: to allow control of your home automation devices from your iOS/Android with the touch of a finger.

How does it work?

Lightswitch consists of TWO pieces:

  • a server application which runs in your house (one listed in System Requirements section on the right)
  • the client application which runs on your iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad/Android device

Why use Lightswitch Mobile Client?

  • Control your Home Automation devices from your mobile device anywhere in the world
  • No “line-of-sight” needed to control Home Automation devices
  • You are already using Home Automation and own a cool mobile device so now you can take it to the next level
  • Costs less than one Home Automation Appliance

What does it look like?

Below are screenshots from Lightswitch on iOS and Android

iOS

Android

From the mobile device you will see your X10 devices and be able to turn them on or off or dim the lights!
Lightswitch iOS Devices Lightswitch Android Devices
From the Settings application on the device just enter the IP Address and Port of the server you want to connect to.
Lightswitch iOS Settings Lightswitch Android Settings
From the mobile device you will see your zones and be able to turn them on or off.
Lightswitch iOS Zones Lightswitch Android Zones
You will also be able to set your thermostat devices.
Lightswitch iOS Thermostat Lightswitch Android Thermostat
The info window just gives you some details about Lightswitch Client. Find our Support forums or website.
Lightswitch iOS Info Lightswitch Android Info