London, 7th February 2024 – Rithum, a pioneer in smart technology solutions, is thrilled to announce the unveiling of its latest innovation, the Rithum Switch Pro, at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2024. This cutting-edge device, crafted exclusively for professional installers, marries Power Over Ethernet (PoE) with an integrated speaker and microphones to offer unparalleled control & communication capabilities across various settings in smart homes and beyond, including offices, meeting rooms, hospitality, hotels, and educational institutions.
The Rithum Switch Pro epitomises Rithum’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of technology to create versatile, user-friendly solutions that enhance both living and working spaces with minimal hardware. With its PoE functionality, favoured by many an installer, the device delivers a streamlined installation process with a reliable power source and solid data communications with no reliance on Wi-Fi. The addition of a built-in speaker and microphones transforms the Rithum Switch Pro into a communication hub, facilitating effortless, high-quality audio interactions throughout any environment, such as answering the video doorbell.
Key Features of the Rithum Switch Pro:
– Power Over Ethernet (PoE): Provides a simplified, efficient power/data solution, minimising the need for additional cabling and removing the reliance on Wi-Fi
– Integrated Speaker and Microphones: Enables audio communication, perfect for intercom use in a variety of settings.
– Designed for Professional Installers: Guarantees expert installation and support, tailored to the nuanced requirements of different built environments.
– Versatile Application: Ideal for a wide range of environments, from smart homes to offices, hospitality, hotels, and educational spaces.
– Availability: The Rithum Switch Pro is slated for release in April, marking a significant advancement in intuitive and simple control solutions for the built environment.
Furthermore, Rithum also unveiled several new integration plugins at ISE 2024, enhancing the adaptability and control capabilities of both the award winning Rithum Switch and now the Rithum Switch Pro. These new plugins provide compatibility with Zuma, KNX, CoolAutomation, Shelly, and Audioflow, enabling seamless integration into existing smart systems and broadening the scope of control for users.
Founder & CEO, Ryan Ovens believes this is an important step on the company’s journey to address the mid-market and do more with less. “For the last four years, Rithum have been daring to challenge the status quo of the control system”, he says. “Rithum Switch Pro now builds on the progress we’ve made with Rithum Switch and offers installers the solution that many of them have asked for. Rithum has applications not just in smart home but far beyond, where we are seeing it specified as a mid-market alternative to clunky centralised systems in meetings rooms, hotels, hospitality settings and more.”
British smart tech manufacturer Rithum’s flagship product is the multi award winning Rithum Switch, which is an integrated control panel for smart homes and more, designed to be installed at the light switch location in every room. With an integrated control processor and combined sensors, it reduces the need for additional hardware in a world where everyone is looking to do more with less. The sleek and user friendly interface is designed for all users, not just techies and can be configured in minutes without the need for specialist software.
The Rithum Switch Pro will be available for purchase in April, exclusively through professional installers, ensuring the highest standards of installation and support.
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