What’s coming and a special pre-order discount
What to expect in the next 2-3 months
Inasmuch as we’d hoped to have some really good news to share with you by now, there are still many things that... Read more
New firmware, blog, SDK and final shipments
We’ve released firmware R066 and it should be the second to last firmware that needs to be manually updated via the web UI. You can find the firmware... Read more
Shipments coming to an end, what’s next?
It’s been a frantic few weeks for the whole Securifi team, as we’ve now shipped about 98% of all the pledges. What’s left is Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan, as... Read more
North America almost done, EU halfway
By now we’ve shipped to about 99% of our North American backers. If you haven’t had a tracking number from us, don’t fret, we haven’t forgotten about you. We do... Read more
New firmware and a short message from the team
A little bit later than we’d hope for, we’ve now finally released a new firmware update for the Almond+. This time, you’ll have to update the firmware via the web... Read more
Back on track and what we’re up to
Last week the shipments of the Almond+ resumed and although this was a bit later than we anticipated, by the time you’re reading this, we’ve shipped over one third of... Read more
Production of the remaining units has started
As stated in our last update, we had to put production on hold for a little bit to address a few issues with the production process and we’ve now solved... Read more
First 1k shipped, what’s next?
Good news, we’ve shipped the first 1,000 units of the Almond+ to our backers!
Some of you have already received your units and have had questions. To help our support... Read more
Shipping is GO!
Apologies for missing last weeks update, but we’ve been very busy getting the last things set for production and shipping of the Almond+. By the time you read this update,... Read more
Shipping starting this week
The shipments of the Almond+ will start this week. We’ve had some minor holdups with the production testing which had to be fixed. We’re now back on track and things... Read more
Production has started!
We’ve started production this week. As such, we’re taking it nice and slow since this is the first large volume production of Almond+. Keep in mind that this is a... Read more
Final call on upgrades and sensor orders
We didn’t plan on posting an update this week, but we wanted to get a small piece of information out that we’ll stop taking orders on upgrades (not including international... Read more
Ordering system signups, order deadline and a small surprise
By now, most of you have gotten your accounts set up for the ordering system, but as some of you have noticed, the links are expiring. This is a security... Read more
Ordering system, manufacturing schedule and some pictures
We’re now about four weeks from when the production of the Almond+ will start and it’s very important that you read through this update if you want to be able... Read more
Ordering system nearly ready, preparations for production
As mentioned a couple of weeks ago, we’re working on putting together an ordering system ahead of shipping the Almond+. The ordering system will enable you to check that the... Read more
A quick look at the Android app
We’ve had a couple of requests for some screenshots of the Android app that will be used for controlling the Almond+ so we thought we’d share some screenshots of the... Read more
Almond+ production and shipping update
As promised, albeit much later than we had initially planned, in this week’s update we’ll get into details with regards to our production and shipping schedule for the Almond+.
The... Read more
Survey results, heartbleed and more...
The results from the survey we sent out last week are in and it looks like you, our backers, have given us a roaring yes that you want to purchase... Read more
Sensor purchase survey
We apologize for the interruption of our regular schedule, but we wanted to give you a heads up that we’ve sent out a survey asking you to fill in some... Read more
Local control of sensors
One much requested feature of the Almond+ has been local control of sensors and we wanted to share some good news with those of you that have been waiting for... Read more
Beta and Developer units have shipped
This week we only have a small update and we wanted to share some progress with you all. Admittedly a lot later than what we originally planned, we’ve now shipped... Read more
Affiliation to cloud and how to add sensors
This update will give you a quick look at how to affiliate the Almond+ to our cloud service, how to associate sensors to the Almond+, as we haven’t covered either... Read more
Nearly there, MWC and more
By now, we’re only missing a couple of hundred replies to the shipping survey’s we sent out and we’re nearly at the point where we will start shipping the Almond+.... Read more
Status update, packaging pictures and surveys
It’s been a couple of week since our last update and we wanted to start with letting you know that the feedback from the beta testers that have received their... Read more
First Beta units have shipped, more to come
We know this has been a long way coming, but we’ve shipped the first batch of Beta units. This first lot went out to some of our European backers and... Read more
CES 2014 video
As promised, albeit a tad late, here’s a short video from CES 2014 with the Almond+ up and running doing some basic home automation duties. This is not the... Read more
CES 2014 and a short status update
This week the Securifi team will be at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and we’ll be demoing the first beta Almond+ hardware at the show. This will be... Read more
Holiday special for our Kickstarter backers
In the spirit of the holiday season, we will be offering the original Almond router for a very special price and we wanted you, our Kickstarter backers to be the... Read more
Almond+ iOS app and a status update
This update will give you a first look at our iOS app and it’ll give you an idea of how you’ll be able to use your mobile devices to interact... Read more
Almond+ Alpha Web UI Video Walkthrough
First of all, apologies for the slightly later than promised update.
The goal with this video is to show you a walkthrough of the alpha version of the Almond+ web... Read more
The current state of hardware, software and production schedule
As we hope you’re all aware of by now, the Almond+ has been delayed due to a wide range of hardware and software changes. We know many of you are... Read more
Almond+ progress update and Forums
By now we have our first Alpha test boards in house and by the end of this month we’re hoping to be able to share pictures with you... Read more
802.11ac gets one step closer to being finalized
Since our most recent update here on Kickstarter, the Wi-Fi Alliance has announced a program called Wi-Fi Certified ac which is a big step towards finalizing the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard.... Read more
Open software, to go with the new hardware
As we told you in update #12, we’ve made some major changes to the hardware that the Almond+ will feature and as you might’ve gathered, this also means changes to... Read more
A quick note on the current status of things
First of all we’d like to apologize for the lack of updates over the past few weeks, but we’ve been really busy on the back of the previous update.
Due... Read more
Thank you all for making Almond+ one of the top projects on Kickstarter. Your overwhelming support validates everything we have done so far. Now, we can’t wait to deliver Almond+... Read more
Almond+ and Ube
We connected with the fine folks over at Ube and figured why not integrate its control into Almond+. Almond+ will be able to control any light connected to your Ube... Read more
New Pledges, USB Hub Support and Developer/Beta Tester Sensors.
New $109 Pearl White Pledge
Amazing! We reached $750,000! As promised, we now opened a new $109 Pearl White Almond+ pledge. Those who want to change, please make sure to... Read more
Almond+ Philips Hue = Pure Awesomeness
Ever dreamt of creating beautiful ambient lighting that is in sync with your music? Well, now you can, thanks to Almond+.
Using all the Colors
Using only one color... Read more
5000 backers, Aus / NZ / HK, Q&A Session
We reached 5000 backers with 15 days still to go. Incredible. We love you all.
We have some great news for the backers from down under. There are already 315... Read more
Developers, Developers, Developers
Nice! We reached $500K sooner than we expected.
Thank you again for your support
The Premium Developer Pledge is now live.
- Exclusive early access to our SDK
- Receive a black... Read more
Stretch Goals, Beta Testers, Developers
Thank you for making the Almond+ campaign such a wild success. So much excitement and enthusiasm for a Router! Hard to believe, huh? You are all Awesome. Thank you. We... Read more
We did it !!
A BIG Thank you to all you backers for helping us reach the goal. We are excited to make Almond+ a reality.
Tell your friends you helped made it happen!... Read more
Clarification on Update #1 about switching Pledges
It seems like our first update about switching the pledge to the Australian version confused some of you.
Please switch your pledge to the Australian version ONLY if you live... Read more
Backers from Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong
We have a special update for you. As you will see in our specs, we originally offered Z-Wave support only for the US and European bands. But now we are... Read more