Sevenhugs: Contextual Smart Home Remote


Nov 18 2016

Currently surpassing its funding goals on Kickstarter (Raising $500,000 so far on a $50k goal) SevenHugs is a remote designed to handled the whole range of connected devices in your home.

The smart remote’s point of innovation is that it's screen instantly adapts to anything you point at. The device can connect to any Wifi, Bluetooth or infrared device with the compatibility for 25,000 devices at launch and uses indoor positioning system combined with a 9-axis motion sensors to track Smart Remote’s exact position and orientation. This enables Smart Remote to know what it’s pointing at in 3D space.


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Highlights

+ Each Smart Remote kit comes with a Smart Remote, charging base and 3 room sensors with a retail price of $299

+ If you can’t find your Smart Remote, just press the lost and found button on the charging base to make it ring.

+ On-board sensors include indoor positioning sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, ambient light and infrared

Additional Coverage

- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/901859853/sevenhugs-smart-remote-the-first-remote-for-everyt?ref=8zl6sg

- https://www.cnet.com/products/sevenhugs-smart-remote/preview/

- https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/22/sevenhugs-bets-on-smartphone-free-connected-home-future-with-14-6m-series-a/





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