You should talk to guys/galls from MiCasaVerde who made Vera - http://micasaverde.com/
Check out their demo video - http://micasaverde.com/demovideo.php
If you decide to go with LinuxMCE please see how you can contribute to this project; by contributing code, paying your developers full time to work on this project or pay some of developers who already work hard on this project.
Also other project I have seen use bounties. If you setup a high enough worth bounty for this specific need you will much faster get an answer.