Control & Automation

Eaton Home Automation Hub Integrates with Honeywell, Kwikset, Denon and More

The newly announced Eaton Home Automation Hub integrates into the modern home to help provide homeowners complete system control.

Eaton Home Automation Hub Integrates with Honeywell, Kwikset, Denon and More
The power management company Eaton has entered the smart home market through the launch of its Home Automation Hub.
Robert Archer · March 13, 2018

The latest entry into the smart home market is the Eaton Home Automation Hub. 

Eaton says that its Home Automation Hub is a solution that provides professional integrators, home builders, and homeowners the ability install and control a variety devices. 

"As connected home demand continues to increase, builders are challenged to deliver reliable, intelligent devices that can integrate into a central hub, which can add significant complexity to the home building or remodeling processes," states Grayling Love, product line manager, Eaton. 

"With the introduction of the new Eaton Home Automation Hub, we hope to dramatically increase the adoption of connected home technology and educate builders and contractors that installation doesn't have to be complicated."

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Some of the products and systems the Eaton Home Automation Hub is capable of integrating with include Honeywell Lyric thermostats, Kwikset locks, Denon wireless whole-house audio systems, Clare Control security devices, and Eaton's own Z-Wave based lighting control products. 

Eaton Home Automation Hub Features Enable Ease of Use

The Pittsburgh-based power management company explains that it engineered the Home Automation Hub to not only install easily, but for homeowners to easily operate the product and their various connected devices once installed. 

Outlining a selection of features built into the Home Automation Hub, Eaton adds the product incorporates these options:

  • The Home Automation Hub provides control of a home's lighting, security systems, locks, garage door openers, thermostats, cameras, entertainment networks and other components through a single app
  • Integration of the Home Automation Hub simplifies the control of popular security systems
  • Eaton states that integrators can install the hub with Z-Wave products with ad-hoc Wi-Fi capabilities and mobile app capabilities
  • The user interface is designed to work with different ecosystems with support for voice-control options
  • Through its remote access capabilities, the Home Automation Hub allows homeowners to remotely access their systems without having to pay monthly subscriptions

  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at [email protected]

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