Satechi Expands into Home Connected Market with New IQ Series

Satechi is now branching into the home automation market with its new IQ Series, a line of affordable and practical home connectivity solutions.

SAN DIEGO - April 9, 2015 - Satechi, manufacturers of convenient and user friendly devices for the home office, car and travel, is excited to announce a new category to its robust list of product solutions. Satechi is now branching into the home automation market with its new IQ Series, a line of affordable and practical home connectivity solutions.


"Our company is passionate about making products that fit every part of our customers' lives," said Alan Turksu, CEO of Satechi. "Expanding into the home automation market was the natural next step for the brand, and we are excited to now provide our customers with an array of products to easily create a smart home."

The two new products being introduced in the IQ Series are the Spectrum IQ Bulb and IQ Plug. Both Bluetooth-enabled solutions allow users to control lighting and other devices via an app, directly from the user's Android or iOS smartphone or tablet, while also conserving energy and costs.

Satechi IQ Spectrum Bulb

The Spectrum IQ Bulb is an 8 Watt, energy-efficient, LED lightbulb that fits into any standard socket. It allows users to enjoy up to 25,000 hours of lighting, using 10% less energy than an incandescent bulb. With up to 16 million colors to choose from, the IQ Bulb is sure to fit any user's mood and needs, and can even be set in Disco Mode to sync the lighting to the beat of the music. The Satechi LED Spectrum app allows users to control up to 10 bulbs at once or individually including functions such as turning them on/off, dimming or brightening, and timer and scheduling functions. https://www.youtube.com/iqbulb

Satechi IQ Plug

The IQ Plug lets users control electronics and small appliances easily from the palm of their hand. The user friendly device converts existing home electronics or small appliances - such as a TV, fan, lamp, humidifier, and more - into Bluetooth-enabled ones that can be controlled from an app. The IQ Plug app measures power consumption of individual appliances and compares daily, weekly, or monthly energy consumption, allowing users to schedule appliances to on and off at certain times to reduce energy waste. https://www.youtube.com/iqplug

The Spectrum IQ Bulb is available now for $34.99 on Satechi.net and Amazon.com. The Satechi LED Spectrum app can be downloaded for free on iTunes and Google Play.

The IQ Plug is available now for an introductory price of $29.99 on Satechi.net and Amazon.com, and the free app is also available on iTunes and Google Play.

For more information on the IQ Series and all of Satechi's award winning products, "like" Facebook.com/Satechi and follow @Satechi.

About Satechi:
Established in 2005, Satechi is fully committed to offering unique accessories that people can integrate with their electronics in their homes, cars, and on the go. Satechi offers a broad selection of accessories from FM transmitters, battery chargers and speaker systems to car mounts, stands and keyboards. For more information, please visit www.Satechi.net.

Featured Product

ELK Products -M1 GOLD with Two-Way Wireless

ELK Products -M1 GOLD with Two-Way Wireless

The M1 Gold Security & Automation Control combines security, fire, energy management, lighting, and access control to provide total control of the home. Easily integrating with products of industry partner manufacturers, M1 controls offer a truly customized solution. With remote access capabilities and simple, user-friendly interfaces, M1 keeps homeowners informed and in control, anytime, anywhere! ELK's Two-Way Wireless family of products for the M1 offers a truly secure and reliable wireless solution with cutting edge techniques such as frequency hopping and UL approved jamming detection to defend against interference, hacking, and jamming. Advanced features ensure reliability, extend battery life, and provide innovative security enhancements including wirelessly interconnected smoke detectors, motion detectors with built-in security/convenience lights, and key fobs with a system status inquiry button, allowing users to see if an alarm has been activated before entering the home.