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$3,448
pledged of $25,000pledged of $25,000 goal
18
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, December 17 2017 8:00 AM UTC +00:00

What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

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About

Introducing an Easier Way to Self Protect Your Home

Making our homes smarter shouldn’t be rocket science. At Torchcity, we envision smart homes to be the future living and should be as easy as installing a light bulb. 

A Home Security Device with No Pressure

Some people may not like the feeling of "being monitored", therefore, Torchcity make a decision of putting surveillance camera into a light bulb, with solo operating security sensors and system.

Without Hassle Installation, No Additional Space Wasted

Light bulb security kit is not only for no pressure, but also let everyone could make a good use of limited home space. You can carefree ditch all the different devices and let Torchcity take care of the rest so you can start enjoying the benefits of Smart Home living!

 "All-in-One" Smart Home Security Kit

With just one simple device, you can easily own all the functions you need for smart home living.

From the front door to backyard, terrace to basement.  With just a touch of a button on your smartphone Torchcity can learn about your environment based on sensor data and display detailed surveillance scene.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lighting time can be adjusted from 5 minutes to 4 hours, and you can program it so it'll come on at specific times. Whether you're away on vacation or arriving at home after a long day at work, it can accommodate to your personal schedule.

 

The lens ensures you see every corner of the room at once (in full HD) with nowhere to hide. With an in-built motor with camera, and you may adjust your required angle of camera by your smart phone, 18° per control. You can stream the video right to your phone, letting you watch and capture every move at anytime.

(Note: The camera will not constantly spin, only control by your smart phone.)

 

Built-in microphone and speakers to support two-way audio. Communicate with your love ones remotely as if you are right there with them.

 

Easily control your light via our App and create the right ambiance for every mood setting. Bring your smart home to life!

  • Cool light, warm light.
  • Night light mode is automatically activated at dusk (below 50 lux)
  • Can also be turned on manually
  • Color-full (Choose your favorite from 16,000,000 colors)
  • Day time: After power restore, the device will be turned on only when detects people moving. 
  • Night time: After power restore, it will be having a night light mode by an automatic lighting function. The device will be turned on only when detects people moving.

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No need to cut holes in your walls or any intense wiring. Forget to regularly test your device, not a problem. Torchcity includes industry standard smoke/gas sensors to keep your family and important valuables from fire-related hazards.

  • Light alarm  

When smoke/gas concentrations reach abnormal dangerous levels, the user receives an immediate alert. Six red LED lights will continuously blink while the alarm goes off.  

  • Sound alarm

The alarm is not cancelled until the user presses the stop button within the App.

 

 

Through our intelligent air sensor, Torchcity can alert your beloved family members to minimize outdoor exposures and remind them to make necessary preparations before going outside when PM 2.5 levels are high.  

*PM 2.5 Air quality detection Atmospheric particulate matter: also known as particulate matter (PM) or Particulates.  

You can tell the air quality by the different colors of indicator LED:

  • Blue = GOOD 
  • Yellow = UNHEALTHY 
  • Red = DANGEROUS

 

Weather forecast & Humidity / Temperature Detection

Our home is our sanctuary, it is where we expect comfort. Torchcity will help you monitor your environment (temperature and humidity) and make sure you can focus on spending leisurely moments with your loved ones.

  • Temperature detection
 
  • Humidity detection 
  • Air Pressure detection - chance of precipitation or probability of precipitation
  • 7-day weather forecast - AccWeather Forecast for user's location

 

Torchcity uses industry level radar motion sensor to precisely detect motion, and also equipped geofencing functionality. Our Doppler radar microwave sensor has a wide angle coverage and is highly sensitive, ensuring any motion in your home is carefully detected and responded to appropriately.

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  • Cross-platform APP: Torchcity has mobile APP (android & iOS) to control and monitor this device.
  • Third-party Dev API: We provide an API that allows 3rd- party developers to access our functionality.
  • Cloud Storage Integrate: The video stream is capable of Free Cloud’s recording function, and supporting Dropbox.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Risks and challenges

Hardware projects always have the risk of production delays due to supply chain management inefficiencies or production difficulties. However, at Torchcity, with our experience in motion sensor LED lighting manufacturing, we should be able to minimize these potential risks.

Currently we have functional prototypes undergoing testing and manufacturing optimization. Consequently we don't foresee any delays in the fulfillment and all the backers should receive their pledge rewards on time and meeting their expectations.

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    Your support means the world to us! If you have any suggestions please let us know.

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    Super Early Bird - Torchcity Classic

    (50% off estimated retail)
    One CLASSIC Torchcity all-in-one bulb smart home security kit. You can choose either PAR 38, Ceiling Lamp, or Down Light. Includes cool and warm white LED lighting.

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    Early Bird - Torchcity Classic

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    One CLASSIC Torchcity all-in-one bulb smart home security kit. You can choose either PAR 38, Ceiling Lamp, or Down Light. Includes cool and warm white LED lighting.

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    One CLASSIC Torchcity all-in-one bulb smart home security kit. You can choose either PAR 38, Ceiling Lamp, or Down Light. Includes cool and warm white LED lighting.

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    One PREMIUM Torchcity all-in-one bulb smart home security kit. You can choose either PAR 38, Ceiling Lamp, or Down Light. Includes RGB color LED lighting.

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    2 Pack Classic

    Two CLASSIC Torchcity all-in-one bulb smart home security kits. You can choose either PAR 38, Ceiling Lamp, or Down Light. Includes cool and warm white LED lighting.

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Funding period

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