FlipFlic, a smart window blind adjusting device that provides you with the convenience of having your window blinds adjusted accordingly to your specific needs or preferences autonomously and with simplicity. The FlipFlic is small and can be easily attached to the window blind. It does not require the use of tools nor does it require you to make complex and substantial modifications to your window blinds. It simply clips onto the window blinds with the help of magnets. The FlipFlic is compatible with both horizontal and vertical blinds. It runs primarily on solar power and for those times when the sun is down or when the FlipFlic is implemented in a dimly-lit or dark area, the FlipFlic operates using its built-in rechargeable battery. The built-in rechargeable battery has a battery capacity size of more than 500mAh and can be recharged via a micro USB cable or via solar power from the solar panel. While the battery capacity size is in fact quite small, without utilizing the solar panel, it is reported that with average use, you will only need to recharge the built-in rechargeable battery once every 30 days.
Where the FlipFlic shines is in its functionality and features to which such functionality and features are controlled by the user via an app. For example, the FlipFlic can be programmed to automatically adjust the window blinds in accordance to certain temperature, light, and/or time settings/parameters. This allows the user to conveniently go about their day without having to manually adjust the window blinds themselves which can be quite tedious to do, especially if there are numerous window blinds that need to be adjusted. In other words, it helps to save time and effort. Speaking of numerous window blinds, you can group many FlipFlic devices together on the app so that adjusting and setting up certain window blinds can be easy and efficient as you do not have to setup and assign certain settings to each one individually, as that would be time consuming. There is also a manual mode that basically allows the user to set a particular angle or preference for a window blind for as long as they want since it will only change if the user changes it themselves. From the pictures provided that help showcase the app in regards to its functionality and user interface, the app seems to be quite user-friendly and that aesthetically, it looks professional and clean.
Last, but not least, the FlipFlic can be used with other smart home devices and systems since FlipFlic is Icontrol certified. For example, popular Icontrol-supported products like Xfinity Home, Piper, PEQ, and ADT Pulse allow the FlipFlic to be integrated into their systems effectively. This also means that FlipFlic will be able to coexist with new upcoming smart home devices or systems since FlipFlic will be updated with the appropriated and necessary firmware to function properly with these new upcoming smart home devices or systems. The updates will be downloaded and installed to the FlipFlic through the app.
FlipFlic is definitely an interesting and beneficial device that will make adjusting your window blinds efficient and convenient. So, I recommend checking out this device on Kickstarter if you are someone who is looking to spruce up their home with some smart home technology, specifically pertaining to window blinds.
You can check out the FlipFlic Kickstarter page by clicking here.