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Just say "Hey Google, Set Home to Arm Stay" for smanos K1 System at IFA 2018

Author: Hayden HsuFrom: smanosDate: 2018-08-30

Berlin – Aug 31, 2018 –smanos, a trendsetting innovator and dynamic developer of wireless smart home and DIY security systems, is thrilled to be back at IFA in Berlin from August 31 to September 5, and is proudly presenting its popular smart home security portfolio, with live demos of the K1 system that works with Direct Action voice interactions for the Google Assistant. The complete smanos smart home portfolio speaks minimalistic elegance, self-installation and self-monitoring, and is available at Booth 119 in Smart Home Hall 6.2 throughout the 6 days of the show.

The K1, smanos’ premium smart home automation and security system, comes in a stack of esthetically pleasing round discs, ideal for placements throughout the house. “We have added a few cool features to the K1 smart home hub, the most noticeable of which is the introduction of Direct Action that works with the Google Assistant,” said Brian Borghardt, General Manager for Europe. “For us, it was very easy to adjust our app and cloud infrastructure. Integrating with the latest Google Assistant feature has enabled us to better serve our users across multiple languages. Instead of being limited toon a single device at home, we can meet our users where they are – on the phone, in the office, in the car, while watching TV – enabling them to interact with our products not just by voice but also by typing and tapping.” The newly enhanced Red Dot Product Design and Computex Gold Award winner K1 kit is also compatible with Amazon® Alexa, and is available worldwide at an MSRP/RRP of €269.99.

Available separately or as part of the K1 system, the smanos UFO Panoramic WiFi HD Camera brings clarity, immersive vision and ease of use to home monitoring, powered by its surveillance-grade HD fisheye lens, superior night vision and accurate motion detection technology. The smanos UFO camera can be mounted on the ceiling or any flat surface, and provides six selectable viewing angles for all possible monitoring needs, directly on your Android® or iOS® smartphone. The footage is stored on-site (via an optional microSD® memory card) for free, and soon can be accessed, shared and archived remotely via the cloud for a fee (3-Day Free, 7-Day and 30-Day options). The smanos UFO Panoramic WiFi HD Camera also works with the Google Assistant (Conversational Action) and Amazon Alexa, and is globally available at an MSRP/RRP of €179.99.

Voice Commands

Hey Google, set [device name] to arm stay
Hey Google, set [device name] to arm away
Ok Google, ask smanos to record video
Ok Google, ask smanos to turn on/off privacy mode with pincode ****

As a proud winner of Computex, TWICE VIP, DISTREE Diamond and National Hardware Show Silver Awards, smanos’ new Smart Video Doorbell empowers you to answer the door even when you’re not home! The doorbell captures and sends real-time video and audio to the homeowner’s and their family members’ smartphones. Within the same free iOS or Android app “smanos home,” users can speak with the visitor – or potential intruder – from anywhere in the world as long as their mobile device is online. The doorbell features simple DIY installation, is AC-powered (with backup batteries), and works independently or in tandem with the smanos K1 to connect to other wireless sensors as your dwelling’s requirements continue to evolve. The smanos Smart Video Doorbell is available globally at an MSRP/RRP of €189.99.

“Do expect to find much more from smanos on display at IFA 2018,” exclaimed Hayden Hsu, VP Strategy & Marketing. “You will get to interact with new sensors and see the unveiling of new collaborations (with IFTTT, Z-Wave®, Nest® thermostats and Hue® lights) right at our booth!”

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About smanos
In the picturesque outskirts of Amsterdam (Hoofddorp) came about the inception of smart home technology brand smanos in 2013. Harnessing cutting-edge design concepts, smanos delivers the ultimate user experience of wireless smart home and DIY security systems to households worldwide. Promising more than just a sense of security, smanos also ensures user-definable comfort and convenience, along with mobile accessibility and confirmation. In its pursuit for perfection in human-centric research and design, smanos continues to wow homeowners by putting the smarts of smart home and smart security directly in their hands. Dream big and live smart with smanos now!

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