|Post 1 made on Saturday January 28, 2012 at 13:16|
No icons, just modules photo, and a photo as a plane of the house. No letters, touch what you see. Customize your house with the new software.
|Post 2 made on Sunday January 29, 2012 at 02:21 |
Very cool concept, but hard to pull off especially when you have 5-6 different lighting zones per room or multiple monitors. I have always done icon based overhead views for room select via custom made graphic based on existing blueprints, then move on to lights / audio / video / climate etc...
You can get most houses down to 2 touches and 3 max to drill the selections down for control. I had a client demand an overhead room plan that displayed everything similar to the video you showed for all 48 zones. After about a week of use, he had me remove everything from the individual room pages, only keeping the main map at which point the pages were changed to a static menu on the left of every page with simpler text / icon buttons.
It flowed much better when the pages were identical for drilling your selection down to audio / video / climate after you selected it from the main map. He did however have me design a custom background that matched the decor and color in every zone.
His wife loved the final product after the changes and I have done several more properties for him. I'm not saying this isn't a good a way to go, but sometimes simpler is better. The difference is you can go right to another activity without going back to the main map every time.
Please read the following:
Unsolicited commercial advertisements are absolutely not permitted on this forum. Other private buy & sell messages should be posted to our Marketplace
. For information on how to advertise your service or product click here
. Remote Central reserves the right to remove or modify any post that is deemed inappropriate.