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Smartenit Hosts Successful Workshop at University of Quindio

Armenia, Quindio, Colombia 4/3/2017 On March 31, 2017, a team of Smartenit engineers presented Smartenit World of IoT to an enthusiastic crowd of students at the University of Quindio (Universidad del Quindio) in Armenia, Quindio, Colombia.  The presentation was in partnership with the University as part of a larger workshop on Internet of Things technology. A team of Smartenit's technical and embedded systems engineers took over 20 interested students through a presentation that explained mission and vision of Smartenit, the

UCI Calit2 IOT Speaker Series- Electric Vehicle Charging Networks (and the IOT)

On Monday, October 12, 2015, CEO Al Choperena had the opportunity to present Electric Vehicle Charging Networks (and the IOT) to the University of California Irvine's (UCI) California Institute for Telecommunication and Information Technology (Calit2). Part of CalIt2's Internet of Things Speaker Series, Al laid out the general landscape of Electric Vehicle Charging, pointing out that we are in the midst of rapid expansion.  He detailed the various charger types, explained the consumer, manufacturer, service provider, and host perspectives on the industry, and the

Smartenit’s 360 Degree Approach to Life Situations

The following is an excerpt from an article found in the most recent issue of Innovation and Technology Today When we discuss home automation, rarely do we hear about specific plants in specific parts of the yard. Or elderly living. Or creating instant water. Then again, it’s all part of “harmonizing the connected life”, as the Smartenit slogan goes, to take us further into seamlessness. We paid a drop-in visit to Smarenit’s Southern California office on a sweltering late July afternoon to talk with

UCI Calit2 IOT Speaker Series: Electric Vehicle Charging Networks

Smartenit CEO Al Choperena Featured at October 12th Event Smartenit is excited to have Al Choperena, CEO, present at UCI's IOT Speaker Series.  He will cover how Electric Vehicle Charging Networks should be viewed as fertile proving grounds for IOT technology and the challenges we face in implementing a cohesive solution.  For more information, including RSVP details, see here.

HomeToys Interview: Smartenit CEO Al Choperena

Read the full interview at HomeToys Give us some background on Smartenit? Smartenit Inc. began when CEO, Al Choperena, was looking to manage irrigation of a remote property in Central California. When looking for an irrigation controller to do the job he realized that existing controllers either A) couldn’t do what he wanted or B) were prohibitively expensive. So he made what was to be our EZFlora (still sold to this day!). From there we started building our device ecosystem

Charging Up The Electric Vehicle Sector

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 Issue of Innovation & Tech Today. One of the key barriers to the wide scale use of electric vehicles is the fact that they need to be recharged. Specifically, the problem lies with an insufficient charging infrastructure since recharging requires electric vehicles to be plugged in. Most people who have an electric car plug in at home because of the lack of charging stations in the U.S. Electric cars are growing in

Smartenit Delivers First In-Wall Energy Metering Smart Outlet for ZigBee Controllers

San Juan Capistrano, CA January 28, 2015 Smartenit, Inc. , Internet of Things innovator, announces the addition of an energy metering in-wall smart electrical outlet to their lineup of home automation devices. The elegantly designed tamper-resistant socket offers consumers another option for monitoring, controlling and managing energy of lights and appliances. The ZBMSKT1 socket is a duplex receptacle that offers an always-on top outlet, and a bottom outlet that is fully manageable via ZigBee controllers. The controllable bottom outlet measures energy consumption and

Smartenit Delivers Harmony G1, First Android Mini PC That Is Also a Connected Home Hub

San Juan Capistrano, CA- Smartenit Inc. has embedded their popular ZigBee, INSTEON, WiFi, and X10 home automation platform, into a powerful Android mini PC.   The revolutionary concept allows users to run popular streaming media services like Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora on a Smart TV alongside their Smartenit home automation ecosystem. The micro-sized media set top box packs a multi-core ARM processor, ample memory, Ethernet and WiFi, and comes configurable with various Smartenit automation controllers for a rich variety of network

Calit2 Ignite- Internet of Things: What’s All The Buzz About?

Late into the night and people are still excited out the Internet of Things! On 11/13, Smartenit had the honor of participating in the Ignite Technology event held at University of California Irvine's (UCI) California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2). Calit2 is closely associated with CalPlug, of which Smartenit is a Partner, is a truly collaborative effort among technology manufacturers, incubators, utilities, and researchers.  It's a great melting pot of people with various views and experience

Smartenit Inc. Accepted as Partner of California Plug Load Research Center at University of California Irvine

San Juan Capistrano, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Smartenit Inc., a leading networking and connected home solutions provider, has been granted membership, at the Partner level, into the California Plug Load Research Center (CalPlug) at the University of California Irvine’s (UCI) California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CalIT2). CalPlug, committed to connecting companies on the cutting edge of many aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT), recognized Smartenit’s efforts to continually expand IoT technologies through its wireless connectivity solutions