Home Automation Case Study - Smart Home App

At last.…IoT enabled Smart home thermostat, which slashes 50% off your energy bill.


Heatmiser is UK’s leading smart room thermostat manufacturer, which helps you stay warm, save energy cost, and is compatible with Alexa, Google Home, IFTTT, HomeKit.

Project Summary

Heatmiser provides a line of Neo Smart Control products, including neoStat, neoUltra, and neoPlug, which are standalone room thermostat control systems and can be paired to the neoHub. The client wanted to give its users’ the ability to control the devices – set daily schedules, set heating reminders, set frost protection to save pipes, etc. through the comfort of their mobile.

What we did

TechAhead designed and developed the iOS and Android app for Neo Smart Control products to help users set their heating only when they need it, thus helping them save energy bills. We designed a simple and intuitive mobile interface that is integrated with HomeKit, Alexa, Google Home, and IFTTT, thus allowing users to set up automation rules and take control of the Heatmiser Neo accessories fully.


Simple Intuitive UI

We analyzed the entire information architecture of the application and deigned user journeys to create simple and intuitive user interfaces, resulting in enhanced user experience and 15X increase in user engagements.


Smart Profile Settings

Smart profiles enable users to program time and temperature settings. Any subsequent change are automatically applied to those zones using the profile.


Multi Zone

The app has flexible geolocation and smart profiles that helps control the heating of the entire house based on your preferences. Up to 32 zones can be controlled from anywhere using the global features in the neoApp.

Technology Stack

  • Swift


  • Java