Athom start production of Homey controller




Athom announced that it will start production of the voice-controlled home automation assistant Homey. The production had to be postponed due to a problem with the infrared range, but now is the contract for the start of production.

The manufacturer who Homey will make on behalf of athom has three to four weeks to receive the PCBs and putting the unit together. After that period starts delivery to the people who have supported the project through Kickstarter. Within two weeks, the first batch of buyers can expect the Homey. Then follow the other persons who have committed through Kickstarter money and then come the other pre-orders addressed.

Athom treasure to deliver five hundred Homey per week. Production starts later than the company had initially planned, because recent testing showed that infrared range was much shorter than in previous measurements. That would have been resolved. Athom continues to work on a new website, updates, apps and API documentation for developers.

Homey pile

The Homey, who works with voice control is a smart assistant that thanks to various radio modules to address different domiticahardware. The project was initiated by tweaker WeeJeWel and his partner Stefan Witkamp. Tweakers made ​​in April video report below.


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