Vera™ ▾ Customer Care | UI7 ▾ Beta Software Update ▾ Version 7.0…

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From Vera…”Today we are making the public beta of 7.21 Vera UI7 firmware available to users interested in testing the latest version, and our new Services, VeraProtect Professional Security Monitoring, and VeraSentinel Intelligent Camera Management.

Additionally, this new software contains a variety of feature enhancements, device compatibility updates, and overall performance improvements.

The ‘beta’ label indicates that this update is well tested but would benefit from additional community testing before it is distributed to all of our customers.

Source: Vera™ ▾ Customer Care | UI7 ▾ Beta Software Update ▾ Version 7.0…

‼ URGENT ACTION REQUIRED: 3/9 Hotfix for Alexa Beta

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QUICK-FIX ENGINEERING UPDATE

We’ve applied a hotfix to address a provisioning issue with the updated skill in both the US and UK markets. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience.

As always, should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email us at alexa_beta@getvera.com. We look forward to your continued participation and support!

Source: ‼ URGENT ACTION REQUIRED: 3/9 Hotfix for Alexa Beta

It’s here! The newest member of the Vera Control family: VeraSecure – Vera

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  Announcing VeraSecure. Our most robust home controller hub yet. Good-bye Security Panel. Hello VeraSecure! VeraSecure provides superior home protection compared with those old-fashioned wall-mounted security panels. With VeraSecure, you can view security cameras, check door locks, know if your garage door is open, see kids arrive home safe and more, all from your phone […]

Source: It’s here! The newest member of the Vera Control family: VeraSecure – Vera

URC to Launch HomeSet at ISC 2016, Targeting Security Dealers with Home Automation

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URC to Launch HomeSet at ISC 2016, Targeting Security Dealers with Home Automation

 

URC is a longtime provider of universal remote controls for the masses, and in the past decade has become a major force in the custom home automation market. The description reads in full: URC, leader in smart home automation, introduces the HomeSet control system. Leveraging a rich heritage in control technology, URC has developed this exciting product line specifically for the home security channel.

Official Vera smart home controller app comes to Windows Phone

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The Vera Home Automation service have released an official beta app for Windows Phone. The app, for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10, lets you view and manage your home from the comfort of your couch, or from halfway around the world. If you have a Vera Smart Home Controller and home automation system for climate, lighting, security and more the app lets you: Control your front door, monitor your home and property.

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Vera Edge and the newer Gen5 devices from Aeon Labs, the SS6, MS6 and RGBW

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Aeon Labs Z-Wave Plus Smart Switch 6 – Model ZW096-ZWUS

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Aeon Labs Z-Wave Plus MultiSensor 6 – Model ZW100-ZWUS

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Aeon Labs Z-Wave Plus RGBW LED Bulb 9W (70W) Model ZW098-ZWUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have been working with Aeon Labs and Vera Controls for the past few weeks to figure out why the Aeon Labs Multisensor6, the Smart Switch 6 and the RGBW LED bulbs are having so many problems working with the VeraEdge, a Zwave Plus controller with the same series 500 chip as all Gen5 devices.

Yesterday, Vera Controls revealed that VeraEdge is not yet compatible with any of the new Gen5 devices from Aeon Labs, the aforementioned 3 products.  They are aware of the problem and are working on a new firmware update which is supposed to solve the problems.  We wanted to give all you Vera users a heads up in case you were also having issues as well.

We have tested all 3 Aeon Labs products on Fibaro HCLite, ISY994iZW/PRO IR, CastleOS, Gateway 3.0 from IpDatatel to date, and no issues whatsoever so it is clearly a Vera problem, not the devices.

Anyways, just wanted you all to know!  We will update this post as we get more info on the firmware upgrade, but please also check your Vera’s for it as well.

Have a great day, and thanks for letting us “automate YOUR world!”

Kelly R. Foster – HA World

HA World Testing Department – Home Automation Hub & Device Compatibility

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Did you know that HA World has a dedicated testing department that actually installs and uses many of the Z-Wave, Insteon, Lutron Caseta & Pico, X-10 and Zigbee devices that we sell in our store with some of the most popular HA hubs and gateways?

Here is a list of the hubs we currently have up and running for testing…

Wink Hub by Quirky/Wink (We just became a Quirky/Wink dealer)

VeraEdge and VeraLite from Vera Controls, Inc.

Fibaro Home Center Lite

Universal Devices Z-Wave/Insteon Controller ISY994I ZW/PRO IR

Universal devices newly released Z-wave compatible ISY994iZW/IR PRO

From Insteon, both the older X-10 compatible Insteon Hub as well as the new 2014 version Insteon Hub 2

IP Datatel Gateway 2.0

Homeseer HS3 Home Automation Software

ActiveHome Pro and various X-10 Controllers/Interfaces (CM15A)

Coming soon – Lutron Bridge, Staples Connect, IRIS hubs and more…

We test these popular hubs with many different home automation products that we sell including brands and manufacturers such as Linear Corp (now Nortek Security & Control), GE Jasco, Vera Controls, Leviton, Cooper Aspire, Honeywell, Kwikset, Aeon Labs, Fibaro Home Intelligence, Insteon, X-10 Pro USA, Evolve Guest Controls, Awox Bluetooth, Wink/Quirky, Lutron Caseta/Pico Clear Connect, Centralite, Enerwave and more.

We consider this type of direct product testing a very important value added feature of the services and products we provide to our customers.  We hope you appreciate it as well.

Don’t forget to subscribe to our Blog mailing list or RSS feed for up to date information on whats happening in the company as well as breaking news and new product information in the world of HA.

We also have a free, live chat line for technical support on our home page and in our online store if you need help or have some questions.  It’s open every day we are from 8:30am to 4:30pm MST.

Or you can call us Toll Free at 1-800-920-9804

 

Thanks for letting us “automate YOUR world”!

Kelly R. Foster – HA World

 

Vera Controls HD 720p Z-Wave Wireless Camera – VistaCam 700

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Vera Controls HD 720p Z-Wave Wireless Camera - VistaCam 700

The VistaCam 700 has everything you need for basic camera operation — place it using the supplied swivel mount to show the view you want, and leave it. This video camera features 720p HD picture, built-in Wi-Fi, motion detection and IR illumination for night vision.

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