Pros

  • Inexpensive and expandable
  • Very easy to set up and use
  • Cloud-based user interface

Cons

  • Weak security; no central-office monitoring
  • Not very useful without the Premium service plan
  • Alerts and logs limited to alarm events

At A Glance

Iris is an affordable good start for folks who want to dip their toes into home automation, but enthusiasts will chafe at its limitations.

Manufacturer’s Description

Looking to stay connected with your home? This is your kit. Safety & Security + Comfort & Control, all in a simple home management system that sends alerts directly to your smartphone, tablet or computer.