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Dish Hopper DVRs open up to home automation control

Discussion in 'Hopper System Support Forum' started by Athlon646464, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. Athlon646464

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    Dish Hopper DVRs open up to home automation control

    Back in July Dish Network announced plans to open its Hopper DVR platform to mobile app developers, and today at CEDIA we saw the results of that initiative.

    Thanks to SDK access that can mirror the functionality of Dish's own Explorer iPad app, home automation systems like Control4 can now directly access the DVRs.

    That means users with those systems (or others, we saw demos of integration with a few other systems although they haven't been officially announced yet) can control their DVR with the same controls used to adjust their lighting, security and other services.

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  2. phrelin

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    On September 11, 2014, Dish issued a news release with significant info on expansion of this program:

     

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