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Light Sentry™ - Redefining Lighting Control

A project in Naperville, IL by Bill Dorn

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A patented, Do-It-Yourself, central lighting control system that uses time and sunlight to trigger lighting events.
Backers: 57
Average Pledge Per Backer: $437

Funded: $24,915 of $200,000
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 14th (32 days)
Project By: Bill Dorn
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Latest News

Thank You!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
With only a few short hours remaining in the campaign, it appears that we will be short of our goal. If you were to ask Little Orphan Annie, she would tell you:  "The Sonne will come up tomorrow, you can bet your bottom dollar!"  We have. If you... (Read More)

Interested in Being a Beta Testor for the Light Sentry?

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We are closing in on the final development of the Light Sentry and will be looking for homes/businesses to beta test the system.  If you have an interest, please contact us through Kickstarter or via our website.  When we are ready we will reach... (Read More)

First Look at the NEW Natural Light Sensor!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You can see the Front, the Back with the Mounting Barcket, and the Insides!  (Read More)

Even Apple's HomeKit Enters the Smart Home Marketplace

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Apple announced yesterday in-and-amongst other iOS news that they will launch a platform to allow manufacturers of "smart" home devices connect to iThings (Phones and Pads).  I think this is GREAT! Better yet, this increases the attention to this... (Read More)

Live Chat witht the People at Sonne Industries about the Light Sentry!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
If you have questions or just want to chat with the people that are launching this technology, to the the Light Sentry website at www.theLightSentry.com !!!! Someone will be available EVERY DAY from 7 AM until 10 PM CST! Bill Dorn Sonne Industries,... (Read More)

Welcome Canadian Kickstarters!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I will work with Kickstarter to see how I can post this...I will ship to Canada at the US prices!!!!  (Read More)

Smart Lighting Market to Reach $56.05 Billion by 2020!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
According to RnR Market Research, the smart lighting technology has lead to reduction in the energy level to a greater extent by automatically turning off lights when not needed. The smart lighting market is growing at a tremendous rate. The Light... (Read More)

Development Status UPDATE - Light Sentry Hub COMPLETE!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
As reported in my weekly Development Meeting, the Hub development is complete, here is how it is going to look...  The updated Bill of Material (BOM) and Schematic are complete with firmware on target to be completed in a few days.  The components... (Read More)

One Week into the Campaign!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We are one week into the campaign and we couldn't be here without your help and support; thanks! You might have noticed that we have edited the video and some of the content so please, reach out to everyone you know to help us surpass our goal. If... (Read More)

Kickstarter: Light Sentry smart home lighting system

May 14th - via: bgr.com
Sonne Industries on Wednesday launched its Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for the Light Sentry, a smart home lighting system that could help users save money on their indoor and outdoor lighting setups. The Light Sentry system will use a Natural Light Sensor to automatically power lights to desired intensity levels, adjusting them to environmental conditions, seasonal changes and even time. (Read More)

Creating a smart home? Want to add daylight as a trigger?

May 14th - via: gigaom.com
You can control your lights and appliances based on time of day, but a Kickstarter that launched Wednesday wants to add daylight to the mix via a connected sensor and closed system. (Read More)

Crowdsourcing Roundup: Apple accessories and fish on wheels

May 14th - via: tuaw.com
Every week, TUAW provides readers with an update on new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects in the news. While our policy is to not go into detail on items that haven't reached at least 80 percent of their funding goal, this update is designed to give readers a heads-up on projects they might find interesting enough to back. (Read More)

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