There is a new app in the Media Center app store, Homeboy for WMC enables you to control INSTEON devices from the Media Center UI. It’s a free download from and there are more details on the developers site

Homeboy for WMC allows you to use Windows Media Center to control INSTEON devices throughout your home. As opposed to other home-control WMC applications, Homeboy for WMC has a authentic Windows Media Center look and feel. Homeboy for WMC allows you to manage your INSTEON devices and send commands. Currently, support devices include appliances and lighting.

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    • Simple and straight-forward management of your home automation devices
    • Control Insteon lights and appliances with ease
    • Integrates seamlessly with Windows Media Center (WMC)
    • Authentic WMC look and feel (not ugly like all the others!)
    • Compatible with Vista and Windows 7
    • Best of all – It’s Free!

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