Switchmate

The world’s first home lighting device that instantly snaps over existing light switches to bring lighting controls right to a user’s phone.

Switchmate

Business type

Internet of Things, Home Automation

Services

iOS/Android Development, UI/UX Design, Project Management

Product description

Switchmate lets a user control their home lighting from their phone through a do it yourself one-second installation. No tools, no wiring. The device communicates with a smartphone via the Bluetooth Low Energy technology. Using the Switchmate app, a user can control their lights, make them turn on when the user arrives at home, install new firmware updates and do more.

Challenges

  • Extremely tight deadlines
  • Expertise in Bluetooth and location services were required

Achievements

  • A scalable architecture was designed for sustainable user base growth
  • New device types and communication channels will be easy to add in future
  • New functionality (Wi-Fi support and cloud integration) was introduced
  • Helping Firmware side investigating and suggesting fixes and improvements
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