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Last updated June 27, 2015

The BUTLER - The most advanced and complex peephole-doorbell

The BUTLER enables GSM and WIFI video comunication. See, hear and speak to visitors directly from a smartphone

The BUTLER - The most advanced and complex peephole-doorbell

The BUTLER enables GSM and WIFI video comunication. See, hear and speak to visitors directly from a smartphone

$7,797
pledged of $40,000pledged of $40,000 goal
43
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sat, June 27 2015 5:53 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated June 27, 2015

About

The BUTLER - The most advanced and complex GSM and WIFI door peephole eye camera with a large spectrum of functionality.

The BUTLER is a GSM and WIFI enabled video peephole - doorbell that let you see, hear and speak to visitors directly from a smartphone.

Stay always connected to your home and answer door directly from smartphone !

Your personal Door-BUTLER is very smart and reliable, is WIFI enabled and helps you answer your door no matter where you are or what you’re doing !

If you decide, the BUTLER can even call you or send you an SMS when somebody presses the doorbell button, or detect some suspicious motions for a specific period of time in the front of the door. The BUTLER will connect to your wireless router and ring on your smartphone enabling you to see and talk to whoever is at your door or in your home. When a visitor presses the doorbell button, the BUTLER sends you instantly a notification to your phone, so you can SEE, HEAR and SPEAK to the person at your door from any iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones or tablets.

YOU WILL BE ALWAYS CONNECTED TO YOUR HOME, WHEREVER YOU ARE !

NEVER MISS A DELIVERY AGAIN! Classic but true !

When the postman turns up at your front door and rings the BUTLER, it will instantly notify you enabling you to see and talk to him, wherever you are and whatever you are doing. The BUTLER is always home when you are out !

The BUTLER is always on duty with a day and night vision video camera, speaker, microphone and detecting motion sensors. He is always connected with the home's WIFI network and alerts you when someone rings your doorbell or is just standing in the front of door doing ...nothing...for a preset period of time.

You can choose to ignore the call or answer it. If you answer, you can either  see and hear or either see, hear and even speak with your visitor. You will receive the live video notification on your smartphone over WIFI or 3G/4G on iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones or tablets.

Additionally, if the WIFI signal is interrupted, the GSM component will take over the functionality or can work in parallel with WIFI, if you decided it. Whether you’re at home or outside, the BUTLER will provide a safety feeling at a highest level, control and awareness that will make your everyday life much easier and help you always be connected to your home.

The BUTLER is your new adopted Family member, that stays home and only requires just a little bit of electricity. No food, no clothes, no other expenses,...nothing more.

HOW IT WORKS and USER SCENARIO

The BUTLER is designed to replace your current peephole. When a visitor presses the button, the BUTLER sends you instantly a push notification alert on your smartphone. You open the BUTLER App and you can discreetly see and hear who is in the front of the door without the visitor knowing that. You can even talk with him from your mobile devices thanks to the mounted microphone and speaker in the outside peephole. Actually is like you speak with someone on Facetime, Skype or Viber. The BUTLER itself stays always connected to your home's WIFI network and it sends the live video connection to your mobile devices over WIFI or 3G/ 4G cellular networks.

SCENARIO 1

When somebody presses the doorbell :

First the BUTLER will take a picture and store it in the external micro SD flash card. Depending on your preferences, the BUTLER can trigger one or more actions as following :

- The BUTLER can send an instant notification on the owner’s smartphone or tablet.

- The BUTLER can inform the visitor that nobody is home so the visitor can leave a short video message between 5 and 20 seconds. The video message will be on the micro SD flash card and can be at any time accessed.

- The BUTLER can send an instant SMS over the GSM network without any delays straight on the owner’s smartphone .

- The BUTLER can make a voice call over GSM network between the owner and the visitor.

SCENARIO 2

 When somebody just stays in the front of the door for a specific preset time between 5 and 40 seconds without pressing the doorbell:

First the BUTLER will take a picture and store it in the external micro SD flash card. If the motion monitoring system is activated, the BUTLER can trigger one or more actions as following :

- The BUTLER can send an instant notification on the owner’s smartphone or tablet, that something suspicious motion in the front of camera.

- The BUTLER can generate an alarm sound for suspicious motion in the front of camera.

- The BUTLER can send an instant specific SMS over the GSM network without delays on the owner’s smartphone .

- The BUTLER can make a voice call over GSM network between the owner and the visitor.

Here you can choose directly or remotely using an app what actions the BUTLER will generate  Additionally, you can have anytime the live view to see, hear and speak over the smartphone or tablet app. There is also the possibility to record a video in your smartphone of what you see or even take a screenshot. If something suspicious happened in the front of the BUTLER’s camera, you can record it as a prove, directly on your smartphone.

Of course the BUTLER will take care about his battery and it will send an instant notification on your smartphone if the power is under 20%. This will still keep the BUTLER alive for at least another one more day until you get home and change the battery. 

Instant notifications - Receive a push notification, a SMS or even a voice call. You can respond with a video or voice call.

Motion detection - The BUTLER’s system includes a motion detector. When it’s activated it will trigger the specific action.

Live View - Access video connection through the dedicated BUTLER’s smartphone and tablets app.

Video recording and Photo shooting -  The BUTLER will take a picture and store it for every generated action. On demand the BUTLER can record video messages with the visitor. On the other side it’s possible to take screenshots or record videos through the app and it can be played any time in the future.

Night vision - The BUTLER’s two infrared lights guarantees that you'll see what’s happening, day or even in the very dark night.

Built-in microphones and speakers - Two built-in microphones and speakers inside and outside allow audio access, so you can see and hear what’s happening around the BUTLER.

Battery status alerts - Receive notifications when the battery’s power is lower than 20% and should be changed soon.

Complex software - Use the Touch Screen as a tablet for Internet Browser, Calendar, E-mail, Weather Cast, News or any other favorite pages.

Li-Ion Battery - The Li-Ion battery needs to be charged once every 7 days in a normal operation. Another second battery will be always ready for replacement. When the camera is not in operation, it automatically switches to the standby mode which provides for a longer battery life.

There are two possible ways to charge the batteries:

1. You can connect the BUTLER to the USB outlet such as any smartphone charger. The USB charger is in package included !

2. Charge the second battery with the Battery-Charger. The Battery-Charger is also in package included.

NOTE: If you are more than 7 days on go or on holiday you can let the 3 m USB cable connected to the BUTLER, so it will be for a longer time powered …even forever.

EASY INSTALLATION - There is no need for any drilling or wiring. The part mounted on the door has a button for ringing the bell and you can view or record the live view of the outside on your indoor screen or smartphone. With an extremely easy installation his unique smart home device becomes very powerful.

Just take out your old peephole lens and place the BUTLER on your door. We had to make sure that the BUTLER could be securely installed with ease to any door. There is no need for additional holes. The old peephole is everything what the BUTLER needs to be installed. No drills, no other screws to damage the door ! The BUTLER is your perfect guardian. Install the app on your smartphone ! That’s it !

The BUTLER - A really educated and smart device „ in person ”.

The BUTLER is the smartest 2 in 1 video peephole and doorbell. He is always eyes and ears, no matter what. The BUTLER allows you any time to see who is at your door. The most powerful feature is the motion sensor especially designed for day or a very dark night. You can start a video connection on your smartphone even without somebody pressing the doorbell button. This is perfect when somebody knocks on the door or even when someone is moving in the front of your door for whatever reason. You can differently setup the sensors for a specific area in the front of the door, or even the time how long the person moves or stays in sensor detection area. Of course you can turn the motion sensor on or off too, depending on your needs.

Before you leave the home, the BUTLER will inform you about the weather forecast and outside temperatures. You will know if you should take the umbrella or the sunglasses.

Actually, the BUTLER has the ability, over his touch screen, to deliver you all needed worldwide information as every smartphone.

THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN ONE SMART HOME DOORBELL The BUTLER act like a person ! It is not just a doorbell with a video camera !

All motion sensors make the BUTLER very smart. You can receive alerts notifications whether or not your visitor presses the button. The BUTLER has full time power and is not dependent from AC power line. The BUTLER stay in "alert" mode and send the notification instantly on your smartphone. An exclusive feature allows you to open the BUTLER video camera directly from the app and see live video, whether someone presses or not presses the button. This is recommended when you're on go and you just want to check on your home, if someone knocks or if you hear something in the front of your door.

 Efficiency is the heart of the BUTLER, and our app was created with the same philosophy. When the BUTLER motion detector is triggered, you'll quickly receive an alert notification with message and stamp of date and time. On these days mobile devices give us the freedom to stay connected with your home while on the go. The well designed, end-user friendly and easy to use app that lets you answer your door no matter where you are or what you're doing. The app allows you to setup online the basic most important settings of your device on your door, see, hear and speak to your visitor. 

The BUTLER allow you to capture a screenshot picture and even record directly in your smartphone the video of your conversation or what you see any time in the front of your door. The BUTLER app will be free and will be available for all compatible iOS and Android devices. 

SMART HOME LINE and DESIGN

The BUTLER was developed here in USA in Atlanta ( Georgia ) with the participation of a design house and prototyping for some components from Vienna ( Austria ).

The BUTLER as Wireless Home Monitoring & Alert System

To get this, you only need the BUTLER himself and one DSA - Door Section Adapter for highest mobility. 

The BUTLER is not only for door designed. You can put it all over the place in your home too. Or you can have more BUTLERS, at your door, in the living-room in your office or baby-room! This is the BUTLER the all-in-one home reliable monitoring system, simple to set up and always in alert. The BUTLER will serve you no matter what. 

LOOKS WONDERFUL ON YOUR DOOR OR IN YOUR HOME

The BUTLER has a great user experience, and it is easy to use. It is a beautifully designed product that will enable you to do amazing things.

PLACE IT ANYWHERE IN YOUR HOME !

The BUTLER is a long life Li-Ion battery-powered and it stay always wireless connected. This is very convenient to place it wireless wherever you want in your home environment.

VISUAL and SOUND NOTIFICATION - As soon the BUTLER detected motion, it take a picture and send instantly an alert notification to your smartphone or tablet, so you can see exactly what caused the alert and decide how to react. If you want to see what happening in your home, just open the app and see everything live on daylight or even in dark night due to the infrared light. Simply want to check in and see what's happening at home? Open the BUTLER’s app on your smartphone or tablet. Enjoy!

NIGHT VISION IN DEEP DARKNESS - DEMO

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All-in-One Technology - The BUTLER includes so many features and affordability that makes it very unique. The heart of the latest smartphone technology, sensitive and smart sensors, quality miniature camera, microphones, speakers and multiple internal apps made BUTLER work perfectly without compromising quality of features.

We are passionate about creating useful technologies that are easy to use...and we worked hard for it. We believe in creating useful, reliable and quality products.

The BUTLER's team is passionate about creating technologies that fit right into our digital lifestyles. Our team of engineers and production designers are experienced in developing and manufacturing consumer technology. This includes the design and development of hardware, software, mobile apps and retail packaging.

Continuous development, production and shipping The BUTLER has already several successful prototypes that work perfectly. We found already the best supplier for components and manufacture.

In addition, we're also focused on:

• Finalize the enclosure design and define the best solution for it.

• Improve the second version of the BUTLER app for iOS and Android smartphones .

• Get the app approval for IOS App store and Android App Market

• Finalize the last production details with the manufactures

With all that, we hardly believe that we will deliver the first units to our backers in 

We are excited to keep all of our backers up to date on progress and developments!

 We created the BUTLER and this achievement means more to us than a very smart device. We believe the BUTLER itself will help parents, families, people with disability and businesses always stay connected with big parts of their lives. We believe the BUTLER is the new way to make our everyday life much easier. We know that every project has it's challenges. We're confident that our experience helps us know what to expect and how to handle the unexpected!

Now we need you to get The BUTLER on users doors and in the homes everywhere in the world. We need your support to overcome the initial costs for tooling and materials. Support the world's smartest Peephole-Doorbell. Support The BUTLER! Thank you very much!

Risks and challenges

Our team is confident that, with decades of experience in innovative technologies, the BUTLER will be completed on schedule.

Before and with the BUTLER we get a lot of technical experience, we have worked very hard during the prototyping period, to ensure that we have a product that is ready for volume manufacturing and consistent with the highest quality controls and performance levels.

Finally your support is an essential part of making this whole project a reality and for that we Thank You for getting involved.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Get the BUTLER’s upgraded package together with DSA-Door Section Adapter for highest mobility, control and surveillance. Suggested retail price $330! SHIPPING INCLUDED. Thank you !

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    HOME SET : Get the perfect set for your home: One BUTLER for your entrance door and one BUTLER + DSA-Door Section Adapter for highest mobility, control and surveillance everywhere in the house. Suggested retail price $625! SHIPPING INCLUDED. Thank you !

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