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ALYT Debuts Smart Home Manager with Unprecedented Affordability Levels

Launching on Indiegogo, company seeks $100,000 to complete cutting-edge Android-based platform

Launching now on Indiegogo, ALYT (Affordably Link Your Things) is a unique do-it-yourself (DIY), open source, ANDROID powered Smart Home Manager. It enables consumers to easily manage their home security, energy use, entertainment systems, and home automation through their Android or iOS smartphones and tablets.

For consumers, this wireless device offers several advantages:

  • State-of-the-art home security
  • Exceptional affordability
  • Seamless operations and video verification during power or communications failures
  • Exceptional connectivity through Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Z-Wave, ZigBee, 3.5G Cellular, Infrared and DLNA.
  • Easy setup in a matter of minutes

The ALYT team is seeking $100,000 in Indiegogo funding within 60 days to complete this cutting-edge device, and is encouraging developers to "perfect" it and build their own applications for the platform. The company will eventually offer an ALYT store where consumers can purchase these apps.

"We believe in an open, boundless world, and that's why our product is the first Smart Home Manager powered by Android. Since Android is open and runs inside the unit, thousands of developers will be able to help us improve consumers' lives at home. We decided to make even our hardware design open so that developers and manufacturers can innovate using ALYT as a solid base," said Luca Gaetano Capula, Founder and CEO of Link Your Things.

ALYT is expected to ship in the Fall of 2014. Learn more at http://igg.me/at/alyt/x/6991272.

About Link Your Things
Link Your Things, the inventor of ALYT, is dedicated to creating open platform systems for connecting all of our Internet enabled systems for the smart home. Link Your Things was founded by a team of engineers and designers with deep experience in the home automation and professional security markets. More information can be found at www.alyt.com or on Indiegogo at http://igg.me/at/alyt/x/6991272.

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