CES 16 - FIBARO Adds Ultra Smart Lighting Device to Connected Home Ecosystem

With built-in intelligence that automatically detects recognizes & calibrates light source, Dimmer 2 also tracks power usage and activates smart home scenes for any room.

Las Vegas, NV - January 6-9 - CES 2016 - Sands Booth #70557 - FIBARO, a leading global manufacturer of wireless intelligent home automation and control devices, introduces Dimmer 2, a light module with unique features and one of the first FIBARO lighting controller devices for the U.S. market. Dimmer 2 is an advanced lighting module, able to control, switch and dim lights at any time and is the perfect complement to any modern home. Dimmer 2 gives consumers the ability to add enhanced smart features with a behind the scenes module to any light switch without sacrificing aesthetic or design.

A Z-Wave Plus certified device, Dimmer 2's specially designed algorithm allows it to automatically recognize the type of connected light source used and calibrate it to ensure your smart home lights are optimally controlled. The lighting controller is also designed to act as a scene manager, allowing for intuitive activation of scenes within a room with the touch of light switch. This dual capacity allows Dimmer 2 to turn any dimmer switch into a scene trigger without the need for an additional device or smartphone in the room.

"Our vision is to create products that add intelligence to your home - in the devices you touch and use every day and the ones behind the wall. Dimmer 2 delivers on that vision," said Rich Bira, managing director of FIBARO USA, "Dimmer 2 is our first line voltage lighting control device for the U.S. and it's designed to turn any light switch into a smart device that can integrate into your home."

With custom configurations through the FIBARO smart hubs and any Z-Wave hub, Dimmer 2 can be set up to creatively manage lighting preferences depending on the situation or time of day. Turn your kitchen lights on in the middle of the night and Dimmer 2 can be set to only give you a dim glow to light your path instead of fully illuminating the room.

Connecting a Dimmer 2 into your FIBARO Home Center hub also gives you insight into the power consumption of your lights for both two and three wire connections. Energy usage from lights in the home is aggregated into easy to read charts on your web dashboard or iPad app and can be utilized to conserve and save money on electric bills. With safety features on board, Dimmer 2 is protected from overheating, overload and voltage drops and gives users warning notifications on their mobile app if these events occur.

Dimmer 2 will be shipping by the end of January in the U.S., is priced at $69.99 and will be on display at CES 2016 in the FIBARO Booth Sands #70557.

For more information on Dimmer 2 or FIBARO, please visit http://www.fibaro.com/us.

Based in Poland, FIBARO is a leading manufacturer of residential IoT solutions and designs, engineers and manufactures innovative smart home devices that make up the advanced home intelligence platform known as the FIBARO System. Available in 100 countries, FIBARO, opened its U.S. offices in September 2014, taking its modern minimalist designs and feature-rich platform to the growing U.S. smart home market.

The company's FIBARO wireless Z-Wave smart home system can be controlled from anywhere in the world via smart phone, laptop and/or tablet. The system, along with a suite of FIBARO accessory devices and sensors allows users to create easy to access scenes, manage energy usage, and integrate hundreds of devices including cameras, lights, lock, shades and numerous household systems, including entertainment.

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