Simple Control 5.5 Now Available!

The journey to reimagine the user experience of Simple Control is nearly complete. Action Panel Editing has arrived. This release matures the new V5 interface focusing on customization and improvements based on user feedback. It brings much tighter integration of home devices. V5 introduced HomeKit support, and V5.5 improves key parts of the app to […]

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Simple Control 5 Now Available!

What’s New, What’s Changed, Migration Tips Simple Control 5 is now available. It’s a complete revamp of the original app, once called Roomie Remote. When I launched Roomie Remote over 6 years ago in 2011, the iPad was only a year old. Devices were very different from what they are now. It’s fun to go […]

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Simple Control 4.5 Now Available!

Simple Control is now available in 3 editions: Simple Control Home is the newest member of the family and recommended as the primary entry point for Home and Do-It-Yourself users. Simple Control System (previously Simple System) is for customers of integrators/dealers. Simple Control One allows individual device purchases with guides and a limited feature set […]

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Roomie Remote is now Simple Control!

New Features with Simple Service or Roomie Service: watchOS 2 App: Completely reimagined, Simple Control for Apple Watch is a major leap forward for ease of use and quick accessibility for AV Control and Automation (watchOS 2 is required.) Among many new features,the Digital Crown can now be used to control volume. Notification Center: The […]

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Roomie 3.2 with Apple Watch and TiVo Recording Now Available!

NEW ROOMIE SERVICE FEATURES Roomie for Apple Watch: Rooms, Activities, and Virtual Remotes are now accessible directly from Apple Watch! TiVo Recording: OnePass recordings and one-time recordings can now be scheduled right from Roomie’s guide. TiVo OnePass Management: Editing and management of your existing OnePasses.   IMPROVEMENTS Much smoother Forward and Reverse functionality for Amazon […]

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Roomie 3.1 with Amazon Fire TV, SmartThings Connect, and Apple TV Guide Integration Now Available!

NEW FEATURES Amazon Fire TV: Both Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are now auto-discovered and controlled via IP including keyboard support. LG TVs: LG Smart TV and WebOS models with IP control are now auto-discovered and controlled via IP including mouse/keyboard control. LG TVs cannot be powered on via IP, most scenarios require additional […]

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Roomie 3.0 with Apple TV and Nest Control, iOS 8 Enhanced Now Available!

New Devices Apple TV: A truly unique breakthrough, Roomie now features direct network control of all current Apple TV generations including gestures, media feedback, and keyboard support. Nest Thermostats: Official, supported control over Nest thermostats including commands to set cool/heat points, fan timers, and away status. Roomie Blaster: New infrared adapters available from the Roomie […]

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