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Sense, a hub for smart homes

We are familiar with the technology and devices that come every day to our “smart” home, but millions of people still do not know even how to connect a router or set up a local network. Hence, the main problem arises internet of things, which seeks to createan ecosystem that we use to easily and naturallyin our homes, thanks tohome automation.

Therefore, home automation devices must have two essential elements: ease of use and safety.In addition, it’s like now we have an attractive device that seeks to be the control center of our home, in a very attractive package, but also with simple operation and easy setup, this according to its creators, we knowSense, a hub for smart homes.

From the makers of Firefox OS

Sensebegins its journey today in a campaign seeking funding inKickstarter, created by the company Silk Labs, founded by Andreas Gal, former chief technology officer at Mozilla, who was armed with part of the team that developed Firefox OS to create a device and a platform for ‘smart’ homes.

Andreas himself mentions that the main idea of Sense is to makeour homes as smart as our smartphones, so this platform is based on a lot of what we used to do, employ mobile apps for many of our tasks.

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Sense isconnected and supports a wide variety of devicesin our homes, such as light bulbs, locks, security cameras, garage doors, thermostats Nest, Sonos sound systems, and is expected in the coming months with the launch of developers kit, support is extended to have a great ecosystem, which can be configured locally from the smartphone, tablet or computer.Of course, you have thought IFTTT integration, expanding the scope although no direct support for some devices.

Sense, a hub for smart homes
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Sense, plus hasan attractive and discreet design, microphone for voice commands or enable virtual assistants, Full HD camera, infrared sensor for night vision, plus Dual Band WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth, Hexa-Core processor 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.

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The tricky part is that it isa device that does not yet exist, yes, anything that promises sounds incredible, but we are talking about a home automation hub that before knowing all that is able to offer and do, be nice to know and manages the privacy issue, because although its creators mention that this is a local network. I.e. do not use the cloud and does not store data, everything stays within the device; you need more details on how to connect other devices and transmits the information.

Despite all this, a few hours of the campaign have been launched; Sense exceeds 60% of total revenue seeking to jump-start the project.Sense the price is$225 for a limited timeand deliveries are scheduled for the month of December to anywhere in the world.

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