Now while we know these are all features that professional installers demand from any home automation system they install we also know based on our experience here in the LinuxMCE Forum that those are the same features that the vast majority of our non professional users also want too. Whether you have experience with LinuxMCE or not getting your system to a working usable state as quickly as possible is incredibly important. Its important to you as it allows you to build confidence in your abilities quickly and its also often important to your family or partner too, as they often are only impressed by the system actually working. Once your system is working and usable for many of you that will be all you were looking for when you chose your system - but for a significant number of you the ability to keep customising your system is an important part of the enjoyment you get from installing a home automation system. So making your on-going experience of customising and extending Dianemo as smooth and rewarding as possible is clearly an important goal for you individually. Dianemo has been engineered to deliver on all these fronts simultaneously.
One key area that Dianemo is very strong in is its support for a wide range of AV equipment & lighting systems. For example we support the control of a wide range of traditional HDMI Video Matrices using serial & IP protocols and we also now support the exciting range of HD over IP video switching solutions (see; https://www.google.co.uk/urlhttp://www.justaddpower.com/) which offers unlimited expandability of sources/outputs and needs just a single CAT5/6 cable to any location. We also have had support for HDMI-CEC control of HDMI TV's and UPnP streaming & control of video to SmartTV's, Raspberry Pi's and most UPnP Media Players since 2011.
So if all of the above sounds interesting please take a look at Dianemo here; http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=8880.msg100221#msg100221 and note that we now offer a 'try before you buy' license option called Dianemo+ too which if your still a little undecided might be the option for you.
If you have any questions about Dianemo, its features or pricing or if you have some questions relating to your specific needs or installation then please get in contact here via PM on the forum or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org