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ERNEST - Protect Your Car! Control Your Gates! All In 1 APP!

Control and manage any ERNEST device for both home and vehicle. Don’t complicate your life with bundles of security chips and remotes.

ERNEST - Protect Your Car! Control Your Gates! All In 1 APP!

Control and manage any ERNEST device for both home and vehicle. Don’t complicate your life with bundles of security chips and remotes.

$17,561
pledged of $50,000pledged of $50,000 goal
52
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, December 7 2016 8:11 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated December 7, 2016

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About

ERNEST IMMOBILIZER + GPS is a unique product designed to protect and control motorized vehicles. We adopted the latest Bluetooth technology to prevent auto theft. Most important of all, we want to keep your family safe, and provide you with peace of mind.         

However, ERNEST isn’t just for cars. It’s for your vehicle's environment — gates, garages, and even home integration. ERNEST App is a security solution that began with cars in mind, and expanded to include the safety of the user's property and lifestyle.

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Safeguard and shield your vehicle from theft with the ERNEST Bluetooth Immobilizer + GPS. Once activated, it fully protects your automobile from any unauthorized drivers. 

Main features:

  • Auto theft protection;
  • Automatic connection with iOS or Android; 
  • "Guide me to my car” function;
  • "Geo-fence" functions;
  • Route & Speed history.


        

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Open/close any type of automatic gates, garage doors or barriers with Bluetooth signal.        

Main features:

  • Safe and comfortable use at home or work;
  • Use and control an unlimited number of devices;
  • Add and authorize access for several users;
  • Connect all Ernest devices with one application;
  • Keep your assets safe and secure with zero hassle.

      

Compatibility with iOS 8 or higher and Android OS 4.3 or higher (with Bluetooth Low Energy). You can install as many devices you want; in your car, yacht, home, or gate/garage, and enjoy complete access to all of them from one single ERNEST App. The devices communicate with APP (smartphone) by means of encrypted signal. A new encryption key is created during each new communication. Even copying the Bluetooth signal will not allow any unauthorized person to gain control of the device.       

BLUETOOTH IMMOBILIZER + GPS PREVIEW

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ERNEST BLUETOOTH IMMOBILIZER + GPS is one of the simplest and most straightforward protection devices available today. You first have the device installed in your vehicle in any professional car shop, then sync it with your smartphone (iOS or Android). From that point, everything is operated from your smartphone with complete ease and user-friendliness in mind. You control who has access to the vehicle at any time. In order for someone to operate the vehicle, the device must first recognize the user’s smartphone. Otherwise, the vehicle will be immobilized in one minute.      

BLUETOOTH GATES/GARAGE CONTROLLER PREVIEW

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ERNEST BLUETOOTH GATES device can be adopted to almost any Gate/Garage or Barrier automatics.  You can install the device by yourself, then sync it with your smartphone (iOS or Android). From that point easily and conveniently open/close any type of automatic gates, garage doors or barriers.       

Don’t complicate your life with key bundles, security chips or remotes. Keep your assets safe and secure with zero hassle. 

 

 

Newest version of ERNEST enters Kickstarter. Bluetooth Immobilizer V2 is more than 2 times smaller and has full auto connection; there is no other such security system in the market. Bluetooth Gates V2 has been upgraded in connection and range. So far we have successfully produced all devices in small amounts, but with your support we will be able to expand.       

 

Reaching our first goal of $50'000 will help us to start mass production. We are looking to add more functions to the App, scale the production and evolve to another level with future products like Pocket GPS- portable tracking device and Remote Car Start in mind.      

  

        

  

Fionn Dobbin - Creative director

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Harald Schlegelmilch - Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo pro-racing driver.       

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 Maija Rozenfelde - Designer       

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ERNEST was developed by Valet and Knave Ltd, a company recognized for recruiting Europe’s top engineers. The team consists of eight developers and outsourced designers with deep experience in anti-vehicle theft security. ERNEST is a product unparalleled in the industry, featuring a level of technology, ease, and simple sophistication that is unprecedented.
       

Arturs Pumpurs assembled a high-calibre team of internationally recognized designers, developers, and business executives. Arturs brought his leadership and business savvy from a 10-year career at Stoli Vodka. He recruited Fionn Dobbin, a creative mogul, co-founder of MAMMU, and director of the Creative Industries Program at the Stockholm School of Economics. Fionn’s past successes with General Motors and Adidas, positioned him for success with the ERNEST start-up. Maija Rozenfelde, a Pratt Institute alumnus, joined the team to lend her experience working with brands such as Barnes & Noble, Smirnoff, and IBM. Rozenfelde’s expertise, visual problem solving, gave her an edge in producing the sleek UX and cutting-edge design of the app.


If you have any questions or would like to find out more, email team@geternestapp.com. Thank you for showing interest in ERNEST!    

  

       

 

 

 

  

    
       

Risks and challenges

All devices have been tested from February 2016, so we are ready for mass production.

Lead-Time Risk:
Component delays and unexpected shortages can occur. If this happens, we’ll keep you updated and work to quickly solve the problem.

Customs:
Backers with EU shipping addresses will be responsible for paying duties and taxes at the time of shipping.

Property rights:
ERNESTAPP LLC Providers own all legal right title and interest in and to the Services, including any intellectual property rights which exist in the Services.

Our Terms & Policies you can find:
https://ernestapp.com/en/useful-information/terms-and-policies/

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    AUTO GPS - EARLY BIRD

    One ERNEST Auto GPS device.

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    One ERNEST Bluetooth Gate/Garage controller.

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    One ERNEST Bluetooth Immobilizer device.

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    BT IMMOBILIZER + GPS - EARLY BIRD

    One ERNEST Bluetooth Immobilizer + GPS device. + 2 months of free GPS tracking.

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    Two ERNEST Bluetooth Gate/Garage controllers.

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    BASIC PACK - SUPER EARLY BIRD

    One ERNEST Bluetooth Immobilizer + GPS device (including 3 month free tracking) & One Bluetooth Gates/Garage controller.

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    PLUS PACK - SUPER EARLY BIRD

    One ERNEST Bluetooth Immobilizer + GPS device (including 3 month free tracking) & Two Bluetooth Gates/Garage controllers.

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    Unique RX Track Day & Meeting With Team

    Meet ERNEST CEO and R&D Team. Have 3 day stay in Riga. Have fun track day with World RX pro-driver Reinis Nitiss and CEO Arturs Pumpurs, driving fast supercars in the newly built World RX Race track. Spend a full day with Founder Arturs Pumpurs and have dinner with best team in Europe.

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Funding period

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