The Global Cache iTach devices are the ultimate home automation system, they enable you to connect infrared (TV, Blu Ray, DVD etc), RS232 (lighting control, heating, ventilation) and contact closure (gates, projector screens, garage doors) to your network which can then allow you to remote control them from your smart phone, tablet, (iPhone, iPad, Android) computer or third party control systems for highly effective ipad remote home automation on a budget.