Hayo, the augmented reality system is designed to turn your room into virtual remote controls for your growing smart home devices. Sounds cool? Let’s keep checking.
The Hayo is an innovative and advanced augmented reality powered remote control hub that measures 8.66 inches tall by 2.75 inches diameter and weighs 1.3 lbs. As we can see from the images, the augmented reality system shown off a portable cylindrical form factor that allows you to freely deploy it in any room of your home, and its sleek and low-profile design blends well with various interior styles.
When placed in your room, using built-in 3D sensor, the augmented reality system scan and create a 3D image map of the room, and it remembers your environment even if you move it. Once Hayo complete its scanning for your room, you can use its custom app to create virtual remote controls with your gestures on the objects in the room or even in the air.
Meanwhile, built-in WiFi connectivity allows it to wirelessly join in your local network and work with your smart home devices, and the augmented reality remote control supports those mainstream smart platforms including WeMo, Amazon Dash, nest, sonos, Chromecast, hue, IFTTT and more, so you can effortlessly control these smart devices by your gestures without needing any smartphone or remote controller.
Moreover, the augmented system features advanced motion analysis software that automatically recognizes proactive gestures and passive motion for accurate control experience. The sensing distance ranges from 1.31′ to 19.7′ and it delivers a 60 (vertical) x 49.5 (horizontal) degrees of FOV.
In addition, built-in infrared sensor allows it to work in low light conditions, and using built-in RGB camera allows it to works as an auxiliary home security system.
The team behind Hayo is raising fund via Indiegogo. Pledging $199 will let you have the opportunity to preorder the augmented reality powered remote control hub. If reaching their funding goal, it will be shipped in September 2017 (estimated).
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