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Smart Apartments Done Easy

Small homes needn’t be a restriction for smartness. Although they seem intimidating, smart home devices are a breath of fresh air even when introduced into your little home, especially if you’re a renter. The trick is to have a strategy… Continue Reading →

Be In Control Of Your Smart Home!

“Did I leave the oven on?” “Have I turned off the water tap in the cellar?” “I hope Johan closed all the windows and blinds…” Are these familiar stressful home situations before heading out for a few days? Of course,… Continue Reading →

Smart Holiday Home for Smart Owners

Summer is around the corner and it’s the time to explore, find new things to do in the sun, and most importantly spend time with your family. Most people prefer having a summer house that they can take their vacations… Continue Reading →

Learn How Animus Heart and Google Home go hand-in-hand and not side-by-side

We’ve had users wonder why Animus Heart is needed when they’ve got a Voice Assistant to help them already. In their defence, at a glance, it does seem like Google Home and Animus Heart are similar home automation systems, but… Continue Reading →

433 MHz products with Animus Heart

Products running on the 433 MHz frequency are very common and can be found in most households. You see them often as remote switches together with remote controls. They can be used to turn decoration lamps and switch appliances on… Continue Reading →

All from one app – Get started with your Animus Heart

For this blog post I assume that you already have one Animus Heart at home. If you don’t, you can buy one in tech stores all over Sweden or online: Kjell&Co. Webhallen M.nu … or buy the Animus Heart directly from our… Continue Reading →

Enable remote access on Animus Heart

Communicating with the devices locally is high priority in Animus Heart. There are two main reasons why Animus Heart runs locally. The communication travels a shorter distance, meaning your smart home system will be faster and more reliable. It will not… Continue Reading →

Understanding S0/S2 and the newly discovered Z-Wave hack (“Z-shave”)

With over 100 million devices communicate in the smart home protocol called Z-Wave, it’s one of the most popular protocols and is used in all sorts of devices. From motion sensors to smart lights and also door locks. Z-Wave technology… Continue Reading →

How to make your home smart with Animus Home

A smart home is when the smartness is attributed to the home as an entity, not to the single technology. The technology needs to exceed its single existence and become a part of the home. By introducing connectivity and apps… Continue Reading →

A smart home with a heart

“Animus” has a very spiritual and deep meaning. In Latin it stands for “mind” or “soul”. In psychology it is described as the human subconscious, where decisions are made prior to any actions and reactions. These decisions become then conscious… Continue Reading →

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