Several companies are making automation products for home and office use but today we are going introduce you a startup named Intuit Things who won 2nd edition of "The Ten Minute Million” challenge and received INR 15 lacs on-the-spot funding.
In company's own words "IntuitThings is Internet of Things (IoT) based Home/ office/ commercial spaces automation startup with game changing product which opens up a completely different market segment which present players are unable to attract."
According to company, Home/office automation products in the market currently have a huge hurdle due to the messy and complicated installation which involves rewiring or civil work. It is believed that people can go for automation only when they are renovating or moving into new house/ office. Automation essentially need lot of changes in existing electrical wiring and hence civil work is also involved. Our products provide retrofit system which doesn't need rewiring or civil work hence minimize installation related problems.
See the video what Intuit Things offers..
Their products are compatible with existing switchboard brands and installation for one switchboard takes only 10mins. We have a patent pending for our unique hardware. Also, products are CE class A compliant. IntuitSwitches simply replace manual switches with exactly same connections like manual switches from behind. Products work with wifi and zigbee enabled centralized gateway which communicates with devices with zigbee forming a mesh network. All household appliances can be controlled with Android/ iOS application from anywhere in the world via internet.
Also, features like scheduling, mood lighting, auto on/off with occupancy sensing, security system with door and occupancy sensing, AC temperature control and TV channel control are also provided in IntuitThings home automation system.
IntuitThings was founded by Mr. Neil Savant in July 2014. Neil is alumni of The Ohio State University . He has earned his masters degree in Control Systems from the university. He has been working for 4 years in Cummins Inc & Navistar Inc . before he came back to India and started IntuitThings .
The team includes 10 core members from various background such as R&D,Production and Sales and Marketing.
Company is selling their product directly to household customers and commercial clients through their portal. Company is claiming their products costs 50% less than their competitors with far less efforts in installation and no rework in civil and electrical system of home and offices.
Company had participated in "The 10 Minutes Million" and its among the 4 startups won 15 Lacs of on-the-spot funding from angel investors. The also received the commitment of $ 106,000 from other investors based on their performance so far.
Company is aiming to tremendous growth in their household customers segment as well as commercial clients for office automation.
Company is also selected as one of the ‘10 Best Startups in Electronics for 2016’ by Silicon
India Startup City.
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