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 DE-MG Metaforsa Metaforsa2
Quantity of supported extra modules
This is the quantity of extra modules that can be connected to the smart home system
999 41 41
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
150+ 2 70+ 1 2 70+ 1 2
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
99 1 1
Possibility of creating custom scenarios
Possibility of creating custom scenarios that do not exist in the database
+ 1 1
Voice control (Siri, Alexa, Google Home, Alisa) + + +
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/
remote
local only local only
Doorbell
Possibility to connect the FE-IC doorbell to Larnitech smart home system
local/
remote
local/
remote
local/
remote
Support of third party media devices
Possibility to control the third party media devices that support the DLNA protocol
local/
remote
local only local only
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 limited
Number of relay outputs
Quantity of output channels that are built into the module in order to connect the load
10 10
Number of discrete inputs
Quantity of input channels that are built into the module in order to connect the sensors and buttons
16 24
Number of dimming channels
Quantity of dimming channels that are built into the module in order to connect the dimming lamps
4
Number of CAN ports
Quantity of CAN ports in order to connect additional modules
2 1 1
Built-in IR receiver
Infrared receiver used to set up a universal remote
+

1 Can be extended with the license
2 Continually expands