Rewards Continuing to Ship
In This Update:
- Rewards Shipped So Far
- Customer Feedback On Rewards
- When Will MY Reward Ship?
- What if I Ordered More Units Outside of the Rewards... Read more
Second shipping update
In this update:
1. Progress so far
2. Getting more units out the door
3. How you can help
Progress so far:
During the first 5+ weeks of production, we... Read more
Ready to Start Shipping
Plum Lightpad Production has started.
The first 200+ production boards are being run this week in our US factory and mechanical assemblies have arrived after a thorough review in China... Read more
Plum Featured in Video
Plum was featured this week in Capital One's "I am small business proud" series. You can see the video here on Youtube.
The series website is here: http://iamsmallbusinessproud.com
Thanks, Capital... Read more
Is the Smart Home buzzing at SxSW 2014?
Plum was interviewed at SXSW. Here's the interview along with other connected home companies.
Plum is in several parts of this interview. But you can hear us talk about... Read more
How Plum is Securing the Internet of Things
A message from the Plum (previously Ube) CTO, Chris Weaver, on Plum's position on security for the internet of things.
Plum, Security and the Internet of Things
The Internet... Read more
Latest Design Update
We've made significant progress on the mechanical design of the Ube smart dimmer. We listened to you and have removed the Ube green logo from the front of the dimmer.... Read more
Ube Starts at Techstars Incubator and Other News
Ube Selected for Techstars
Ube is excited to announce that we have been selected by Techstars to participate in their Fall 2013 Techstars incubator class in Austin, Texas. We started... Read more
Ube Progress Update
This is your monthly progress update on the status of the Ube Smart Dimmer and accompanying app. Our manufacturer has assured us that they are still on schedule to deliver... Read more
New CTO and Other News
Welcome our new CTO, Chris Weaver
We screened over 350 candidates (whew!) to find Chris. He's got significant experience in embedded consumer systems. He was instrumental in the video teleconferencing... Read more
Progress Report, API Team, and More
Delivery Date for Dimmers Remains October
We know that delivery of the dimmer is key to each of you. So, we're going to keep you updated up front on this... Read more
Facebook Winner, Beta Program, 10% Discount and Give Us Your Opinion
Free Dimmer Winner
During the campaign, we ran a Facebook contest for likes and shares on our Facebook page. In the end, we fell just short of our goal for... Read more
A Commitment to Transparency and Openness.
Ube has been very touched by the enthusiasm and encouragement of our backers. We've developed relationships with many of you, added new features based on your requests, and molded our... Read more
Four Hardware Startups Raise $2M on Kickstarter and Share Their Stories at SXSW Interactive
At the recent SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, the HW meet-up drew a crowd to hear from four companies who've successfully enticed thousands of backers on Kickstarter.
Speakers at... Read more
All hands on deck Kickstarters!
We have made it this far because of YOU! We are amazed at how fanatical so many of you are about helping us bring this innovation to market. We... Read more
Now Ube is One of the SmartThings in Your World
Ube is pleased to announce that we've joined the SmartThings community. SmartThings adds intelligence to everyday things in your life – and now that includes the Ube Smart Dimmer. Both... Read more
Can A Smart Bracelet Tell You When Your Light Bulb is Out?
We've been talking to the makers of the Embrace+ notification bracelet. This bracelet can alert on text messages and certain notifications. Ube sends notications - and we've considered adding text... Read more
Gesture On Your Ube Dimmer to Control... Lots of Things
Today at SXSW in Austin, Texas, Ube announced a new innovation for our Smart Dimmers. Engadget interviewed us and covered us here. This feature will be available as a firmware... Read more
Great Companion Switch Cover for Your Ube Dimmer
Get an amazing Walhub for your Ube Smart Dimmer. If you've ordered the Ube dimmer, check out this cool switch cover that adds incredible functionality. It fits with the Ube... Read more
Ube Works With Almond+
The Almond+ is our new favorite Wi-Fi router. It's perfectly suited for home control. And, now, it will work with Ube's Wi-Fi dimmers. Our API will be supplied to Almond+... Read more
Show Me the Ube App!
We're pretty proud of the Ube WiFi connected smart dimmer. We believe it's the world's most advanced light dimmer. But as proud as we are of the dimmer, we feel... Read more
Can Ube Control More Than Lights?
Ube's vision is to provide a platform for controlling all IP based devices in and around the home. The video below has explains this vision.
We come from the connected... Read more
Did Ube Really Win a Million Dollars?
Maybe you saw us with a million dollar check and you wondered "hey, why do these guys need to raise money on Kickstarter if they already got a million bucks?"... Read more
Free Dimmer Referral Program
Want to get some free Ube Premium Dimmers? We're running a referral campaign. See the graphic below for details. We all love free stuff!
Yes, you can use the Ube Dimmer in Multi-Gang Switches
For those of you not familiar with the Decora form factor for switches, you may wonder how to install the Ube Dimmer (which is compatible with Decora style faceplates) along... Read more
Ube Leverages high performance processors for a really smart dimmer
Watch this video to see how we leverage a high performance 32-bit ARM processor, Android OS and a multi-touch interface to completely change the way you use your dimmer.