Iris outage – is Iris down for you?

Iris systems currently appear to be down.  Our Iris system monitor is currently seeing fluctuations in availability on the main Iris website as well as the API server.  Various members of the LivingWithIris forum also are reporting problems with Iris.  Our own IrisUsers hub is currently showing a red trouble light indicating a system issue. Having an issue with your Iris… Read More »

Hub Update 4.06r05 status; possible Alarm problem?

It’s been almost a week since the 4.06r05 hub update was released that brought support for some yet to be released devices along with the usual “performance enhancements and bug fixes”.   Outside of the issues I’ve recently encountered which I’ll cover shortly, I haven’t seen any firsthand reports of problems associated with the update.   Also receiving significant mentioned in the release notes… Read More »

An early look at myLowes (Iris)

When you think of myLowes the first thing that comes to mind is that little key tag that cashiers ask to scan each time you make a purchase.  However, at one point in time it was envisioned to be more than a shoppers rewards card, it was Iris!  We have discovered some early regulatory filings made on behalf of Lowe’s by… Read More »

Iris for iOS 1.9.30 Released

Lowe’s today released an update to the Iris iOS app which adds support for the new GE indoor modules and recently released lock scheduling feature.  Aside from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the release notes state that it also fixes an issue with secondary contacts logging into the app.  This update to 1.9.30 is available in the Apple App store… Read More »