Larnitech GmbH offers smart home systems of two varieties: the simplified basic system called
Metaforsa and the full-function Larnitech Smart Home, based on the DE-MG (main gateway) module. The
table below offers the comparison between the two options.

Feature Metaforsa DE-MG
Quantity of supported extra modules
This is the quantity of extra modules that can be connected to the smart home system
41 992
Lighting scenarios
There is a possibility of creating various lighting scenarios
+ +
Lighting automation
Lighting automation is based on motion detectors, level of lighting, door position, time and date
+ +
Quantity of additional scenarios
This is the number of additional scenarios that can be used in the system. Lighting scenarios and lighting automation are considered basic functions and are not included in this list
20+ 1 3 40+ 3
Quantity of IP cameras that can be integrated into the system
This function allows to view the image captured by IP cameras and to control them using the Larnitech smart home application
1 99
Possibility of creating custom scenarios
Possibility of creating custom scenarios that do not exist in the database
1 +
Running external scenarios
Ability to initiate external scenarios based on the smart home events
1 +
Quantity of Siri/Alexa controlled elements
Voice control of smart home system elements with the help of Siri/Alexa
1 1 1 1
Support of multiroom system
Ability to integrate the media points into the smart home system in order to play the voicemessages and control media content
local only local/
remote
Doorbell
Possibility to connect the FE-IC doorbell to Larnitech smart home system
local/
remote
local/
remote
Support of third party media devices
Possibility to control the third party media devices that support the DLNA protocol
local only local/
remote
Remote control
Remote connection that allows to control all smart home systems through direct or cloud connection
+ +
API
Application programming interface that allows to exchange data and commands with third party applications
+ +
Plug & Play
Technology that automatically detects and preconfigures new devices connected to the system
+ +
Video cloud
Possibility to view the image from IP cameras with the help of cloud connection
limited +
Built-in inputs/outputs
Quantity of input and output channels that are built into the module in order to connect the load and sensors
16/10
Number of CAN ports
Quantity of CAN ports in order to connect additional modules
1 2
Built-in IR receiver
Infrared receiver used to set up a universal remote
+

1 Can be extended with the license
2 Can be extended to 999 if requested
3 Continually expands