Agave ISY Controller


Agave ISY Controller allows for seamless, secure and customizable remote access to your Universal Devices ISY Controller from your Android1 and iOS2 smartphones and tablets.

Agave is compatible with many of your INSTEON™ and Z-Wave™ devices.

You can use all the features of Agave (All Access) for free for 30 days. Try Agave and let us know what you think.
After the free trial, flexible packages are available to buy the features you need.

What's included

Basic Limited Extended All Access
Subscription to ISY for realtime updates Included Included Included
SSL Connections Included Included Included
Customizable button and status labels for most devices Included Included Included
Weather *Until 2020-03-31. Why? | See also UDI Forums.
Requires ISY Weather Module
Included Included Included
Access ISY from home network Included Included Included
Access ISY from outside home network
For example, using Cellular data, or at your work. May require port forwarding on your router, and possibly special service through your Internet service provider
Included Included
Access ISY via UDI Portal
Requires ISY Portal
Portal Add-On Included
Prioritize connections Included Included
Multiple ISY connections
Connect to the same ISY more than once, e.x., for "user profiles," or connect to more than one ISY
Included Included
Securely encrypted and SALTed ISY login data Included Included Included
Optional PIN access to launch profile
If enabled, login data stored on device is encrypted and SALTed with your PIN
Included Included Included
App shortcuts
Quick links from app homescreen to device
Included Included
Variable Precision
Modify decimal places for ISY variables
Variable/Program Add-On Included
Add INSTEON and X10 devices to the ISY via Agave Included Included
Add Scenes to the ISY via Agave Included Included
Add and edit Rooms (ISY Folders) to the ISY via Agave Included Included
Family Access Manager
Add Agave access to your ISY for your friends/family with customizable access level and remote revoke capabilities. Also useful to share your Agave purchase on Android with your iOS devices or vice-versa!
Add Family Manager
ISY Scenes Included Included Included
On/Off Switch Relay Included Included Included
Dimmer Switch Included Included Included
IO Linc Sensor/Relay Included Included Included
Triggerlinc Open/Close sensor Included Included Included
Motion sensors Included Included Included
Smoke sensor Included Included Included
LED light bulbs (INSTEON, Z-Wave) Included Included Included
Door locks (Z-Wave, INSTEON Lock Controller) Included Included Included
Sprinklers (EZFlora/EZRain) Sprinkler Add-On Included
Variables and Programs
Run programs in all conditions; customizable variables; custom naming for app-readable variables, standard input, toggle (ON/OFF); customizable status and buttons options; slider; customizable min and max values
Variable/Program Add-On Included
Control and navigate thermostat controls
Thermostat Add-On Included
ELK M1 Security (may be minor differences between iOS and Android right now)
Control and manage your ELK M1 control through your ISY: Arm/disarm areas and view zone statues, control all output functionality, custom naming for better app viewing, ON/OFF controls, optional auto-off timer, momentary control
ELK M1 Security Add-On Included

Can I remove this?

Basic Access

  • Subscription for realtime updates
  • SSL Connections
  • Customizable for almost any setup
  • On/Off Switch Relay control
  • Dimmer Control
  • IO Linc Sensor/Relay Contro
  • Triggerlinc Open/Close sensor
  • Motion Sensors
  • Smoke Sensor
  • LED lights
  • Door locks
  • ISY Scene Control
  • Customizable button and status labels for most devices
  • Weather

Extended Control

  • External access to your ISY beyond local LAN or VPN
  • Multiple ISY connections
  • Add Insteon and X10 devices to the ISY from within the app
  • Add Scenes to the ISY from within the app
  • Add and edit Rooms to the ISY from within the app


  • UDI Portal (Requires subscription through UDI)
  • Direct Connection to ISY via wireless, broadband, cellular data, etc.
  • Primary – often a home network connection (192.168.x.x address)
  • Secondary – usually external/data connection
  • May require port forwarding on your router and/or service through your Internet provider


  • Control multiple ISYs
  • Allow multiple users to maintain their own settings and favorites


  • PIN Access optional
  • All user authentication data stored on device is encrypted and SALTed with PIN if used.
  • If PIN is not used, login data on your device is still encrypted
  • Each profile defines its own PIN settings and preferences

Family Access Manager

  • Enable access for family members on your authorized ISYs


  • Sprinkler support ** EZFlora/EZRain controls
  • Variable/Program support ** Run programs in all conditions ** Customizable Variables ** Custom naming for more app readable variables ** Standard input ** Toggle (ON/OFF) ** Customizable status and buttons options ** Slider ** Customizable min and max values
  • Thermostat support ** Control and navigate thermostat controls
  • UDI Portal support ** Access your ISY via the Universal Devices (UDI) portal for secure, external connectivity ** The best way to get notifications about what’s happening in your home (doesn’t depend on your phone having direct network access to your ISY when an event occurs)
  • Elk M1 Security support ** Control and manage your Elk M1 control through your ISY ** Arm/Disarm areas and view zone statues ** Control all output functionality ** Custom naming for better app viewing ** ON/OFF controls ** Optional auto-off timer ** Momentary control

Download Agave Home Automation on Google PlayTM.

Agave Home Automation Features

  • Control of both Insteon® and Zwave® devices via the Universal Devices ISY home control center
  • Secure SSL connection
  • Customizable home screen – Move the controls for your most used devices for easier access
  • Customizable buttons and status updates – Change switch types and status indicators to fit your home automation set up
  • Connect to your home network via WiFi, mobile data or UDI Portal
  • WiFi only package – Allows you to use you Android device as an at home controller
  • Real time home status updates
  • PIN code locking and Encrypted user credentials
  • Multiple profiles and device support
  • Scene control – single button control for multiple device settings

INSTEON® Devices

  • LED Light Bulbs
  • On/Off Switch Relay Control
  • Thermostats Monitoring and Adjustment
  • Customizable I/O Linc Sensor and Relay Control
  • Triggerlinc Sensors
  • Motion Sensor Monitoring (2420 verified)
  • Smoke Sensors
  • EZFlora Lawn Sprinklers

ZWAVE® Devices

  • Door Locks
  • Thermostats Monitoring and Adjustment
  • Aeon Multisensors
  • MIMOLite Sensors
  • Lighting and Switches

ISY Features

  • Program controls
  • Variable support

1: Agave ISY Controller for Android requires Android 4.1 or higher.

2: Agave ISY Controller for iOS requires iOS 10 or higher.