All You Need To Know About RoomMe The Presence Sensing Technology

There had never been any pre-assigned benchmark set for the word ‘smart’ or ‘smartness’ in respect to anything or person. So how can we expect the smartness of our smart homes to remain cocooned under certain parameters only? RoomMe is the technology’s way of re-defining and elevating the smartness level of our IoT homes.

Parented by Intellithings, this RoomMe Occupancy Sensor is like a supervisor who when senses the presence of its owner inside the home, immediately instructs all the smart home devices to come into action mode. Wow! Sounds exciting. In a way, RoomMe is like the chief of the smart home army.

The first and the foremost thing that RoomMe does to start its operations is to get automatically connected to the smartphone of the individual when he/she enters along with it in the room. Which means that, if you will enter the room without carrying your smartphone, RoomMe will not be able to sense your presence. So ones, the individual enters the room with his/her smartphone, the RoomMe sets all the linked smart home devices as per the individual’ preference; like light, temperature, music.

RoomMe is compatible with multiple smartphones and smart home devices like:

RoomMe is:

  • SecureRoomMe is secure and distant from any internet related insecurity because it is neither dependent on internet connectivity nor does require any automatic or manual triggers to start its operations.It connects via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) instead of Wi-Fi with the smartphone.
  • RobustIt is able to sense and make the prioritization decisions on its own. When needed and possible, it controls other smart devices present in the room.
  • PrivateWhile using RoomMe, the person know-how and details of the individual are not needed. So no privacy is breached. Only the presence of the smartphone is the key to activate RoomMe.

RoomMe abides by the system of prioritization:

Till now you have understood that RoomMe profiles the settings of the in-room smart devices as per individual preference. So now its time to understand that it follows the system of prioritization where parents are given first priority as compared to kids when all are present in the room. And amongst the two-parent, the one who entered the room first tops the priority list of RoomMe.

At a time maximum of sixteen user profiles can be aligned with RoomMe, and each profile holders needs to have a personal smart-phone. SO once the RoomMe sensor is fixed to the ceiling, its time to sync it with all the present smart home devices. Post syncing, profiles are set and prioritized. Interestingly apart from setting up individual preferences, the individuals can also categorize and set their preference on the basis of time. For example: When I walk into the room during day time, I like low volume music with bright lights, whereas during night time, I like loud music with low lights.

It’s working:

RoomMe works like CHARM.

Once the device is connected to SmartPhone the room settings change to the one set as per your preference.

?RoomMe dis not a replacement for any of your Smart Home app or Voice Assitance. You’ll still be able to or have to use your other smart device apps to make manual adjustments on entering the room.

You can buy a RoomMe sensor device for every single room in your home or can even go for just a few rooms. But in any case, the minimum of two sensors are to be installed. Its starter kit costs $129 equipped with two sensors. Every additional sensor costs $69 each. Its pack of three costs, $189 four-pack costs $239.

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