Adriano transforms old smartphones into hubs for the home

With Adriano, old smartphones and tablets become hubs for controlling smart home devices

Home automation is no longer science fiction and the market for smart home is constantly growing. Nowadays, it is possible to buy various devices and sensors to automate every detail of the house: lighting, heating, surveillance systems, electric shutters, smart sockets, appliances.

The Italian startup Domethics, on the occasion of CES 2022, launched the Kickstarter campaign which aims to give new life to old smartphone e tablet Android. Adriano is a product that transforms outdated mobile devices into real ones hub for the control of the devices of the smart home.

Adriano is an open hub, easy to set up and extremely economical. Its main feature lies in the fact that it does not contain a real processor, but is limited only to interface with devices and sensors, delegating the calculations to very common smartphones or tablets. The aim is therefore to give new life to the many mobile phones that lie unused in the drawers because they are now overtaken by new and more fashionable models. In fact, a 3 or 4 year old phone can be powerful enough to handle all the features of a smart home.

The product looks like a docking station with back-up batteries integrated. The only requirement is that one is installed Android version higher than 4, and therefore able to support the BLE protocol (Bluetooth Low Energy). Adriano uses the phone to connect to the Internet via the WI-Fi or cellular network and includes the necessary to interface with gadgets and sensors.

Adriano can also collect information on the user’s health and well-being in order to send it to the general practitioner or to a specialized operations center, while still protecting privacy and sensitive data by encrypting the information.

Finally, thanks to the intelligent management of air conditioning and electricity consumption, Adriano also allows you to to save money until the 30% on bills.

Compatibility with the iOT offer on the market is ensured thanks to the presence of ZigBee, Z-wave, Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi radios in the gateway.

Prices and availability

The list price will be 89.00 euros. There are attractive discounts for supporters super early bird ed early bird.
For the former the price will be 49.00 euros while for the latter 69.00 euros.

There are also three options that include the Starter Kit (43.00 euros), theHealth Kit (40.00 euros) and the Van Life, designed for mobility (60.00 euros).

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