Designer-Founded Tech Startup SmartThings Draws 3900+ Backers, $700K+ on KickStarter
SmartThings - a technology startup with more than one designer on the founding team – places emphasis on looks, ease-of-use and simplicity in a market known for just about anything but. SmartThings has attracted over 3,500 backers contributing $700,000+ to their Kickstarter campaign. Clearly, design does matter. Founding designers Ben Edwards and James Stolp are SmartThings’ champions of design and user experience. Their goal: use design as a foundation to transform the Internet of Things.
SmartThings makes it easy to connect the things in your physical world to the Internet. You can monitor, control, automate, and have fun with them from anywhere – at home, office, or on the go.
SmartThings makes it possible to install apps – SmartApps – that interact with your SmartThings, as well as online and other services. This unlocks a world of possibilities and unlimited potential to make life easier, more convenient and fun.
Visit the SmartThings Kickstarter campaign for more information.