It works with lots of home devices such as Nest thermostat, Philips Hue and LIFX lights, sonos music and Belkin WeMo plug-in & lightbulb products.
Protocols supported are WiFI, Bluetooth and Z-Wave.
The device is secure (the phone app must be set-up on the home network) and the nCube device uses a VPN into the nCube cloud services.
As well as being functional the nCube app is designed to be easy to use and has won several design awards.
The nCube Kickstarter campaign finishes in 3 days so get backing, it's still possible to get one for an early bird price of £99 (it will retail for £139).