Girder Automation Software is a home automation program designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities. This program comes in three versions, Standard, Pro and Whole Home Pro (WHP). Girder Standard is designed solely for controlling applications running on the same PC using an infrared or wireless remote control. It allows the user to control digital media players such as WinAmp or Windows Media Player and play DVDs in home theater programs. Girder Pro and WHP are
The Honeywell Wi-Fi 7-Day Programmable Thermostat, model RTH6580WF, is a thermostat that is connected to the user's smart phone. It is designed for people with limited mobility and people who are blind. This product uses the home's Wi-Fi connection to give the user remote access from any Wi-Fi enabled device. This allows the user to manipulate the thermostat from a different room around the house or outside.
The Smarthome Manager Plus CD-ROM, model 1132CDP, is a environmental control and home automation program designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities. It includes a suite of software tools that allow the user to automate, manage, and monitor a home. When coupled with an interface device, such as the Smarthome PowerLinc Controller USB (not included), this software provides total home control. The user can set up time and conditional events for a room or the whole house.
Speak4Use is an environmental control system and voice input and environmental control program designed for people who are blind or have low vision or who have mobility disabilities. It is designed to provide wireless voice control of a person's computer as well as environmental, communications and entertainment systems that are connected to the computer. After installing the Speak4Use (S4U) software on a computer, the user adds the S4U Environment Controller (included) which provides the voice
Thinking Home 2 is a home automation program designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It supports both PowerLinc V2 models, ActiveHome Pro (model CM-15A), and more than 100 other models of gadgets and scores of USB serial adapters. In many cases, it can store the user's schedule in a controller so devices can be operated without the computer. The system has built-in speech recognition for voice commands, and provides spoken announcements. A Setup Assista
WeMo is an environmental control and home automation program designed for use by people with cognitive or memory disabilities or parents or caregivers of adults or children with developmental or other disabilities that may result in forgetting to turn lights or appliances on or off. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Android or iOS device to control remotely any number of lights, appliances, and other devices in their house that is plugged into a WeMo Switch (see separate entry)