On 27 September the HCC ( Hobby Computer Club) will have a meeting in ‘De Bilt’ with this year as theme Domotics.

BeNext will also make a contribution.
We will give a lecture in the Cole Bergh Hall 2 at 11.30 so be there on time.
In addition, there will be a BeNext table with a demo set up of our system and a various of other demo tables.
Take an action-flyer with you with the special action.

Location : HF de Witte centrum Henri Dunant plein 4, De Bilt
Date: Saturday 27 September
Time: 10:00-16:00
Presentation: 11:30-12:30


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Saterday 6 September there was a BeNext interview on the news channel.

As part of an item about Home Automation (domotica) the film crew shoot a clip in our Demohouse in amsterdam. The spoke about the possibilities of the BeNext domotic system, had a general discussion about home automation and did an interview.

In the newsitem you will see that Nest and BeNext are both working on changing the domotic market.

Watch the newsitem below or at the NPO website.

In the broadcast program on the Dutch RTL television station called lifestyle experience is the BeNext system explained.
Listen en look to the many solutions and services which are provided by the Home Automation system of BeNext. One of the best domotic system on the market based on the Z-Wave RF technology.

Watch the movie below:

A gift from us to you! Buy your first BeNext system, expand your current system or surprise your family or friends with a unique and practical gift. This month we offer a 3% discount on every order! And to top it off, we also offer free shipping on every order above €99,-!*

Do you want a system that is completely tuned to your desires and needs? Combine your own package by adding the products you want to your cart. Visit ourwebshop to combine your own package today.

In our webshop we also offer third party products. All of these third party products are completely supported by the Gateway and the online interface. This makes our webshop the one-stop shop for all your home automation needs!

You can also choose one of our pre-combined packages. We have selected a few of our favorite packages below. You can find our other pre-combined packages here.

Starter package
Are you excited about our system or do you know someone who is interested in our system? Then this package is the answer! This package provides everything a starter needs in one package. More info
Green extension package
This extension package is for users who already own a BeNext Gateway and want to expand their current system. Create more posibilities in the area of home automation! More info
Energy monitor package
Monitor the energy usage of your device and see where you can save money on your energy bill! More info

To enable the discount you have to enter the discountcode aug2014 during the checkout process of your order. This offer will run till 22 September, 2014.

*You can only enable the discount by using the aug2014 discount code . The discount is calculated over the total amount. Free shipping is only for residents living in the Benelux and for orders above €99,-. You need to enter the discount code during the checkout process to enable the discount.

Our new feature ‘push notifications’ is now also available for iOS devices!

Before you can receive push notifications, you must subscribe your mobile device to your account. Follow the instructions here on how to subscribe a mobile device for push notifications.

You asked for it and we heard you! You can now receive push notifications on your mobile devices. With this new feature you will always know what is happening at home.


Push what?
Push notifications are messages that you can send to your smartphone or tablet. These messages pop up instantly when something occurs in your home. This gives you near realtime updates of your home on as many mobile devices as you want. An alarm sounds when you are not at home or the batteries of a device are low? With these push notifications you will know everything anywhere!
Your home, your rules
You can easily manage the types of notifications you receive in your notification settings. With a flick of a switch you can choose to receive alarms, lifestyle changes or different kinds of product notifications.

Besides that, you can also create your own push notifications as part of Rules. Just select ‘Push notification’ as a rule output, type in a message and receive your own push-notification on your mobile phone! Click here to see how you can create push notifications.

Push it!
Before you can receive push notifications, you must subscribe your mobile device to your account. Follow the instructions here on how to subscribe a mobile device for push notifications.


Current energy usage

You have always been able to view your historical energy usage in our app. With the latest update of the app, you can now also view your current total usage. Next to your total usage, it also gives insight into your generated and your returned energy. This enables you to monitor your home even more tightly than before!

Try it! Go to the “Energy” item in your freshly updated app and directly see the impact of a device on your system.

“What will Be Next”

We are always working on new ways to make it even easier for you to control your home with our system. We would very much like to keep you informed on these developments. The following features and products will be available in the near future:

Thermostat control
We’re nearly there! With the new BeNext Heating Control you will be able to control your thermostat from any place you want. Keep your home at the right temperature, prevent unnecessary usage and directly save money on your utility bill.
Push notifications
With the upcoming push notifications you will be informed of changes to your account directly on your smartphone. Good to know: You will be able to make your own notifications through the rules. This way, you will be able to exactly decide when and what kind of notifications you will receive.

From now on it is even easier for our new customers to start with their own system!
You will receive a Welcome-flyer when purchasing the Internet Gateway of BeNext.
This flyer explains step by step what you have to do to quickly enjoy your own system.

  • Step 1: Login
  • Go to and click on Login. Click on ‘New customer’ if you don’t have an account yet and make your personal account.

  • Step 2: Install the Gateway
  • Once you are logged in to your account, follow the instructions on the screen to install your Gateway.

  • Step 3: Install products
  • You can install other products at Setup -> Install.

  • Step 4: Rules & settings
  • At Setup -> Rules you can make customized rules to automatically control your system.

  • Step 5: Control & monitor
  • You can control and monitor your products under the tab ‘Live’. The websites and the App are available for free.


Online tutorials
Installing products? Add a Scene or Rule? Our interface guides you through every step during these processes. However, it can happen that you get stuck on a certain subject. No problem!

Extra help online
With our new tutorials we provide you with a comprehensive guide to the BeNext interface. Using plain language, simple steps and plenty of screenshots we easily guide you through any process to customize your system to your own needs.

Try it!
Go to and choose a tutorial. Or you can click on one of the links below to immediately start using these online tutorials: