Examining Home Remote and its Components
By Gary Riches, creator of the Home Remote Watch app
Home Remote is a universal iOS app that gives you control of your Internet-connected devices from your Today Screen. It supports a wide range of equipment by mixing native support for certain hardware with the ability to handle generic URLs, which allows you to interface it with any other web service. The iOS app itself allows you to configure the actions that will be displayed on the Today Screen, and the Today Screen extension executes the actions (see Figure 4.1).
Figure 4.1. The Home Remote Watch app
The app found moderate success, and ...