New Orleans, LA–HAI (Home Automation, Inc.) is now shipping a new software product called WL3 for Windows Home Server (HAI Part Number 1112). WL3 is an add-in for a Windows Home Server that allows you to monitor and control your HAI Home Control System from any device with a Web browser, such as a computer, PDA, Smartphone, BlackBerry, iPhone 2.0TM, iPod Touch, etc.
WL3 allows you to change your home’s temperatures, adjust the lights or security settings, or view any supported camera securely and easily. WL3 automatically configures supported UPnP IP cameras on your home network and allows you to manually configure other IP cameras on your network or cameras that reside anywhere on the Internet. It also allows you to view cameras in your home of from public IP cameras around town, such as traffic and weather cameras.
Regardless of the brand of camera, the video is displayed in the WL3 format so that all camera feeds have a consistent look and feel. Easily select any camera, choose the frame rate and screen size, manually start and stop video recording, take a snapshot of the video image, and play, pause, or stop the video stream.
WL3 can also record video based on an event and/or send e-mails or text messages. Recorded videos and snapshots are categorized and can be viewed anytime you log in, locally or over the Internet. WL3 continually monitors your home and can inform you of events such as the alarm system being disarmed, or a car entering the garage. Furthermore, WL3 is customizable and allows you to change the user interface by applying different graphic and color schemes, add RSS feeds, weather, sports, news, personal blogs and more. WL3 will retail for $329 and requires an Ethernet enabled HAI home control system and a Windows Home Server.
HAI products are available through a worldwide network of distributors and installing dealers.