Established in 2000, Powertech is a leading OEM and ODM manufacturer of power solutions. The company entered the smart home industry in 2010 with smart energy products like power and lighting control devices. Established in 2000, Powertech is a leading OEM and ODM manufacturer of power solutions. The company entered the smart home industry in 2010 with smart energy products like power and lighting control devices.
At present, its product categories comprise light bulb socket, in-wall light switch, power plugs, smart meters, IR remote controller as well as motion, ambient and door/window sensors.
Frankie Chen, Sales Director of Sales Division I of Power & IoE BU at Powertech sees the European market is the most potential market with the highest growth. The company’s products under customers’ labels for the DIY market are available in major retails like Best Buy and Walmart in the US. In Europe, the company works with major utilities companies like E.ON and Vattenfall.
The company’s smart plugs and lighting control products for home automation, power safety and energy management based on ZigBee and Z-Wave. Its products designed and manufactured for customers are compatible with Apple’s HomeKit.
The company incorporates intelligence into its smart plugs. For example, users will be notified when timer fails, the current is unstable, the refrigerator door is not closing well, or the users forget to turn off an appliance plugged into the smart plug. The company’s solution provides scenario setting. For example, with the smart in-wall switch, users can set up lighting schedule for plant growing or prevention from intruders. With its smart in-wall outlet, users can control the indoor environment and reduce the risk of electrical hazards for the elderly or kids. With the smart dimmer switch, users can save energy according to preferences.
The iRemocon Wi-Fi (IRM-03WLA) is a Wi-Fi repeater and converter that works as remote control of home appliances. The device, compliant with ECHONET Lite, has built-in temperature, humidity and luminance sensors. The iRemoTap (IRT-01TAP) smart plug, featuring surge protection, allows users to check power consumption and usage history, remotely control.