HERZLIYA, Israel, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Enhanced interface and automation deliver Smart Living from any screen combined with service provider tools to enhance profitability
Essence, the leading provider of M2M, cloud-based connected-living solutions, announces the launch of the newest version of its smart living solution: WeR@HomeTM 4, the complete smart home management system featuring the simplest, most comprehensive and integrated user experience available.
"Service providers worldwide are adopting WeR@HomeTM because we provide a unique, easy-to-use smart-home solution that provides value from day one," said Haim Amir, PhD, Chairman and CEO of Essence. "All interfaces are intuitive to the point where users can set up and configure the system to their personal home routines within minutes."
WeR@HomeTM 4 enhances the customer experience via a brand new mobile application with smart rules enabling end users to manage and "be in touch" with their homes throughout the day, such as scheduling sequential, pre-defined events or remotely managing ad-hoc events.
"Thanks to our experience with our increasing service provider partner base such as G4S,Protect Australia, Elkotek, and others, we are introducing with WeR@HomeTM 4 Smart management tools, allowing service providers to easily customize and brand the application, integrate it into their core services, and offer it as self-monitoring or professionally monitored in a plug 'n' play mode" says Michal Aharonov, Vice President, Head of Sales and Services.
Based on Essence One-PlayTMapproach, WeR@HomeTM 4 includes home security and safety at the core and is readily and easily expandable with third-party services and devices. Z-wave compatibility and cloud-based integration allow service providers to expand their smart home offerings with external applications and devices, such as lighting controls, plugs, and thermostats. WeR@HomeTM recently won the European Consumers Choice Award for its core security service, earning the highest score in the home category.
"Essence technology creates win-win situations," concluded Dr. Amir. "Providers can quickly add services with minimal risk, while giving their customers the peace of mind that comes from such a high degree of home management."
Essence is a global M2M provider of scalable, end-to-end connected-living solutions for security, communication, and healthcare service providers. Over the past 20 years, Essence has built an impressive installed base, with more than 10 million products deployed and used by Tier-1 service providers worldwide. Essence is committed to developing and supporting solutions that both enhance partners' businesses and enable people to live fuller and better lives.