Connect your home automation system to your personal weather station, and create a powerful environmental monitoring system.
for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP
Ambient makes this possible with Virtual Weather Stationís Home Automation System (http://www.weatherconnect.com/x10). The combination of your weather station and automated controls improves the comfort and efficiency of your home at a fraction of the cost of other automated environmental systems.
With Virtual Weather Stationís home automation plug-in tools, you can:
∑ Control the thermostat based on feedback signals from handheld temperature sensors placed throughout your home, or a low cost zone control system.
∑ Monitor and control the thermostat based on Comfort Index or change thermostat set points based on rate of change of temperature.
∑ Turn on the ceiling fan when the bedroom comfort index is exceeded.
∑ Control whole house fans to draw in cool air from the outside when the outdoor temperature is lower than the inside temperature
∑ Control sprinkler systems after a rain.
∑ Control your irrigation system
∑ Monitor and control your pool, spa or air conditioning systems.
∑ Monitor your home automation and environmental conditions from anywhere in the world over the Internet.