Home security companyon Tuesday updated its app to offer customizable automations through a new software platform it calls CUE, or custom engine.
CUE works similarly to the smart home service IFTTT. With IFTTT, you can set up integrations like, "If my detects motion, then turn on my ."
The same goes for the Abode app. You can set automations like, "If my front door opens, then turn on a light."
But CUE also adds in conditions, so the automation could instead be: "If my front door opens, then turn on a light -- if it's dark outside."
CUE also supports grouped automations, allowing you to turn on a light and lock a door with a single automation.
Theis Z-Wave- and Zigbee-enabled. It works with lights, locks and select other smart devices. It also responds to and voice commands.