Geeklink has this month launched its next-generation universal remote control system called Thinker, which has been designed to provide extra control via your smartphone using the Thinker companion application and allowing you to engage in home automation.
The ThinkerHome automation and universal remote can be used to control a variety of appliances around your home including your HDTV, air conditioner, lights and more directly from your Android or iOS smartphone.
Thinker uses the well established OpenWrt architecture and supports a variety of systems that are already compatible with OpenWrt. Its creators explain a little more:
“Meet Thinker, an intelligent control host with routing function. Via the APP, once you connect your mobile phone to the internet, you can perform remote control on the home appliances anytime and anywhere.
Air-conditioner, television, sound box, lighting equipment and so on. You can also use the RF switch, socket or other fittings provided by Thinker to transform the traditional home appliance into an intelligent electrical appliance which could be controlled by Thinker. Are you eager to monitor the condition of your home at any time? Then use monitoring accessories of Thinker so that everything is under your control. Thinker makes your home more intelligent, more secure.
With Thinker, you can transform the air conditioning, television, and even traditional appliance such as electric light in your home to be intelligent ones, and realize customize automatic control patterns according to your own habits. On this basis, we will continue to develop all kinds of intelligent hardware products, constantly optimize our system, and finally achieve fully automated intelligent family life.”
The Thinker project is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise $20,000 in pledges to make the jump from concept to production. So if you think Thinker is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help Thinker become a reality via the link below.