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Knocki: the sensor that makes smart all home surfaces

Knocki is a small object that promises to make all surfaces of our house of the smart home control console. Once attached to a surface, Knocki fails to recognize when fingers or knuckles are beaten out of it, allowing to assign 10 sequences of different functions touches. It is in crowdfunding on Kickstarter.

The interface, which is the way you interact with things, will be a crucial point in the world of the Internet of Things. It will also be surrounded by objects connected and intelligent, but if we cannot communicate with them in a natural way, part of their intelligence will be useless. Kickstarter has had a tremendous success Knocki, an object that in just one hour after the launch of the fundraising campaign reached its target of $ 35,000, being now already at over $ 162,000 USD.

knocki wallKnocki is a small object that promises to make all surfaces of our house of the smart home control console.

Knocki is a small object that promises to make all surfaces of our house of the smart home control console. Once attached to a surface, Knocki fails to recognize when fingers or knuckles are beaten out of it, allowing to assign 10 sequences of functions touches such as turning off the lights, the activation of the thermostat, the ignition of the coffee machine, sending a message to those who are playing on the intercom.

knocki actionsKnocki is compatible with systems such as Nest, Philips Hue, Wemo, Samsung Smartthings and apps like Spotify and Gmail, but of course can also interface with a wide range of other objects when connected to Wi-Fi network, such as clocks, watches, speakers.

The crowdfunding campaign offers supporters a Knocki sensor in exchange for a donation of $ 59, with planned shipments for the month of December.