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Author Topic: iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?  (Read 12117 times)

cswca

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iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?
« on: June 18, 2007, 01:04:33 AM »

I ordered AHP that came with iWatchout SW33A, CM15A etc and when AHP loads it says I have iWitness registered and AHP registered but nowhere does it say anything about iWatchout?  Are iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?
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Re: iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2007, 05:15:39 AM »

Take a look at this post... Topic: FYI: iWitness name changed to iWatchout.  (Read 2332 times)

As far as I know, nobody has ever posted any difference's between the two.

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Re: iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2007, 08:08:51 PM »

My guess is it's sold as  iWatchout, but when you install it, AHP thinks it's  iWitness.  It's probably something in the registry entries.
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Re: iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2007, 04:40:17 PM »

Changing the name in the program would have required a code change -- the graphics and names for the plug-ins are compiled in. X10 has made name changes before, and they generally don't imply functional changes. In this case since there wasn't a new build/release of the iWitness/iWatchout plug-in or ActiveHome itself, it's safe to assume they're identical products. (Or really, there aren't even two products since the code in ActiveHome is still iWitness. It's just a new marketing message for the same exact product.)
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Re: iWitness and iWatchout the same thing?
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2007, 07:10:24 PM »

This doesn't surprise me. Chevy discontinued the Cavalier... but now has the Cobalt. Changing a products name is comman method of getting customers attention.
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