Get the automated home of the future today with the serve@Home Home Management System from Siemens. With an emphasis on the need for mobility, independence and agility in our modern lives, this home appliance management system can be used to control various systems and appliances within your home via cellphone or Internet. The system works by networking appliances equipped with a small slot in which a retrofit-able System Interface card is inserted. Using a 230 volt power supply and an Ethernet interface, this home management system can communicate with appliances via a wireless network. And unlike similar system, the Siemens Serve@Home Appliances management system communicates wirelessly with appliances via encryption (VPN tunneling) to alleviate security concerns. Using the home automation portal dubbed “cockpit” you can interface with your devices via PC, tablet PC or PDA. All features of your appliances can be changed or checked via this interface, as well as providing normal PC information functions such as email, web, music and television. Customers can choose among 15 Siemens products already integrated with this system and can easily add appliances at a later date thanks to the existing infrastructure and standard wireless protocols. Networked appliances carry an addition charge of only €50, while the system starter solution including infoModule is available from €250 to €1.000, depending on the options selected. Futuristic home appliance management technology, available in your home today with the serve@Home appliance management system from Siemens.