HOME IO: The Interactive Smart House Simulation
HOME I/O allows users to control 174 interactive devices, typically found in a real house, through a built-in Home Automation Console. Together with CONNECT I/O, users can also connect to external technologies, both hardware and software.
With state of the art 3D graphics and an FPS video game approach (first-person shooter), HOME I/O offers a unique learning experience with immersive and motivating hands-on activities for several educational and vocational areas.
Raising Awareness. Changing Behavior
Home automation is a growing trend that is becoming more popular and affordable every day. It improves our safety, security, convenience, comfort and it allows us to use energy in a more responsible and efficient way. With HOME I/O kids will raise awareness about energy efficiency, change behaviors and learn about new technologies.
HOME I/O is a great tool for teachers to explore and develop engaging activities in a project-based learning methodology like STEM, where students analyze situations, search for answers and provide solutions.
Open To Technology
This makes HOME I/O a valuable training tool in several areas and courses such as Mechatronics, Electrical/Electronic Engineering and even Architecture. It encourages students and trainees to engage in technical activities, such as:
- Program a PLC to i.e. open/close the garage door.
- Build a PID controller with LabVIEW to control the lighting of a room.
- And many more…
HOME I/O v1.2.2 Installer (includes a full-featured 30-day trial)
License server (required for floating license users only)