BTicino MyHome SCS home automation system
How to control BTicino MyHome SCS home automation systems with Apple, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT
What are BTicino MyHome SCS systems?
The MyHome SCS systems are home automation systems designed and manufactured by BTicino. The main feature of this type of system is the modularity, which allows you to choose the functions you need and, if necessary, expand them over time.
What can be done with BTicino MyHome SCS systems?
BTicino MyHome SCS systems can be used for a wide range of functions: lighting, automation, scenarios, burglar alarms, sound diffusion, energy management, temperature control and video entry systems.
BTicino MyHome SCS devices
The devices that make up BTicino's MyHome SCS systems can be divided into 3 functional systems that operate completely independently of each other:
Automation: devices used for advanced control of electrical installations (lighting, general loads, shutters).
Energy saving: devices that control the loads connected to the system.
Alarm: devices to protect people and property inside the building, including burglar alarm systems, but also sensors, such as those for gas leaks, smoke detection, etc.
BTicino MyHome SCS system configuration
During system configuration, an address is assigned to each device installed and the system's operating rules are created. System configuration procedures:
Physical: using physical configurators (numbered jumpers).
Virtual: using configuration software that communicates with the bus via an Ethernet gateway.
How can BTicino MyHome SCS systems be managed using Apps and voice assistants from Apple, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT?
BTicino's MyHome SCS systems, thanks to their more than 20 years' presence on the market, are reliable and flexible. Now, due to Freedompro, they are also much more practical and easy to use. Thanks toEasykon for MyHomeandEasykon Lite for MyHomeit is possible to manage BTicino's MyHome SCS systems, both physically and virtually configured, with applications and voice assistants from Apple, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT. With a single product, all compatible devices in the system will also be featured in the market-leading smart home platforms and can be managed with a few taps on the screen or with voice commands.
With Easykon, the BTicino MyHome SCS system becomes even more adaptable because it can be integrated with several IoT devices, without compromising or modifying the existing functions, but rather expanding them and opening up the system to many new possibilities.
Easykon for MyHomeallows you to manage the BTicino MyHome SCS home automation system locally and by remote using the Apple Home App, Google Home, Amazon Alexa or IFTTT or through the related voice assistants: Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa.
Freedompro has also created a Lite version of this product:Easykon Lite for MyHomeIt is a software to be installed on a Raspberry Pi device that allows you to add App and voice to the BTicino MyHome SCS system. It is possible totry the software free of charge for 7 days.downloading it from the Freedompro website and then purchase the licence for only 69 euros (excluding VAT) to continue using the product at the end of the trial period. The software is reliable, easy to install and configure and receives constant updates. Compared to the hardware version, the maximum number of configurable accessories is 30 and it is not compatible with Apple HomeKit.
How to integrate the MyHome SCS by BTicino system with your IoT devices
Easykon for MyHome and Easykon Lite for MyHome do not allow you to just manage your plant with Apple, Google, Amazon Alexa and IFTTT. These control systems, once connected to the plant, make it compatible with many new devices and functions, often without the help of a professional installer. How? It is possible to use the smart platform as“ aggregators” to make the plant compatible with many other IoT devices from different brands and producers that do not use the SCS by BTicino bus.
For example, Home by Apple application and Siri are compatible with:
Thanks to the Easykon family products for the MyHome SCS by BTicino systems, with the Apple platform you will be able to control your plant and all these accessories categories together, from the same App and talking with your Siri voice assistant. And that is not it, from your smartphone you will be able to create scenes and automations in which you will activate MyHome accessories and all the ones compatible with Apple seamlessly. All your house devices in the same place. To know all the Apple HomeKit compatible devices go tothis pagein the official site.
Google Home application and Google Assistant, on the other hand, are compatible with:
Climate control devices
Security and awareness devices
Thanks to Easykon for MyHome and Easykon Lite for MyHome, with the Google system you will be able to manage your plant and all these accessories categories together, from the same App and talking with Google Assistant. Also, from your smartphone you will be able to create routines that use both the MyHome accessories and the ones compatible with Google, activate them together. To know all the Google compatible devices, go onthis pagein Google website.
Alexa application and voice assistant are compatible with:
Thanks to the Easykon family products for the MyHome SCS by BTicino plants, with the Amazon platform you will be able to manage your plant and all these accessories categories together, from the same App, Alexa, or talking with the voice assistant with the same name. And also, from your smartphone you can create routines that will use MyHome accessories and all the Alexa compatible ones and automate their activation based on the time, the state of other devices and much more. Amazon connects devices from different brands with skills, to see all the brands that are compatible with Alexa application and voice assistant, see the smart home skill list inthis page.