Indigo 6 home automation software for OS X adds Z-Wave support, more

Perceptive Automation has released Indigo 6, a major new release of their home automation software for OS X. The new release adds support for Z-Wave devices, expands support for Insteon devices and adds new energy monitoring capabilities.

Indigo 6 enables you to build a home automation system for your Mac - control your lights, appliances, thermostats, lawn sprinklers and dozens of other items in your home. The software works in conjunction with hardware devices made by Z-Wave, Insteon and X10 to provide automation abilities.

The developer also improved usability in this release with "a more unified experience," better in-app help links to online documentation and additional context sensitive menus. Server security has been bolstered, the installer is better and other changes hav ealso been made.