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tado° Cooling - Intelligent A/C control

A project in Munich, Germany by Tado Inc.

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tado° Cooling turns any A/C unit into a smart device: Auto-off, precooling, indoor presence detection and single room control.
Backers: 1601
Average Pledge Per Backer: $128

Funded: $204,287 of $150,000
Dates: May 12th -> Jun 11th (30 days)
Project By: Tado Inc.
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Latest News

TUESDAY TREAT: If $200k then IFTTT & Jawbone UP compatibility

June 10th - via:
¡Hola amigos! Your feedback says it all: This is probably the most anticipated bonus which is why we decided to put it on the roster... DAILY SURPRISE BONUS: Integration with IFTTT 'Nuff said :) ! tado° FEATURE: The power of bluetooth-low-energy.... (Read More)

MONDAY MADNESS: After smart bulbs come SmartThings...

June 9th - via:
Things are heating up at the tado° headquarters! With only 48h to go, now is the time to get all your friends on board so they will be included in the first production batch. Today's update brings another successful Internet-of-Things player to the... (Read More)

SUNDAY SUGAR: Integration with smart-bulbs LIFX, Hue and introducing ambient intelligence...

June 8th - via:
30°C and rising! What a weekend! We hope you've found a nice and cool spot to chill. Read on to see what today's update brings along for you... DAILY SURPRISE BONUS: API integration with leading smart bulb manufacturers LIFX and Philips  ...and... (Read More)

SATURDAY SWEETNESS: The countdown continues...

June 7th - via:
Hi there, we hope you are having an awesome weekend! As promised the SWEET-LIKE-HONEY COUNTDOWN continues with another surprise and a selected tado° Cooling feature. Read on to see what we have prepared for you today... DAILY SURPRISE BONUS: One... (Read More)


June 6th - via:
Hello everyone! Good things are happening! As we are approaching the final phase of our Kickstarter project we would like to officially introduce the “Sweet-like-honey Countdown”.  Here’s how it works: Every day until Wednesday, June 11th, we... (Read More)

We've reached our goal! THANK YOU! Check out the stretch goal to see what's next...

June 4th - via:
Dear backers and friends,  You made it happen! Thanks to all who helped reach our goal of $150,000. Earlier we promised a nice stretch goal, so here it comes :).  If we can reach $200,000 in the next 6,5 days we will integrate with Apple's HomeKit... (Read More)

Save for more ice cream & share the love

May 27th - via:
Hey there! We think it’s a great time to share some information about the huge savings potential that tado° brings to the table. Our designers came up with a cool piggy-bank-filling info chart for you. If you like what you see it would be great if... (Read More)

Friday update! Going full speed indoors and outdoors - just like our intelligent AC control.

May 23rd - via:
Dear Backers and Supporters, the last few days have been very exciting so we wanted to give you a short update.  Indoors: Ongoing work and backer feedback  Here’s a quick look behind the scenes at the design team putting some finishing touches... (Read More)

50% reached in just 1.5 days. Early bird sold out. THANK YOU!

May 14th - via:
Woohaa! All of you wonderful backers out there: You are the bomb!  With your help our project raised 50% of its goal in only 1.5 days. That’s more than $75.000! We want to thank you BIG TIME for your support. We appreciate all the messages and... (Read More)

Crowdsourcing Roundup: Apple accessories and fish on wheels

May 14th - via:
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)

Tado Cooling Launches On Kickstarter To Make Your AC Smart

May 12th - via:
Internet of Things startup Tado has today unveiled its most ambitious product to-date. The German company and maker of the Tado smart thermostat, which competes with Google-owned Nest and others, has taken to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to launch the Tado Cooling, an Internet-connected device that makes almost any remote controlled air conditioning system smart. (Read More)

Tado unveils Cooling system for smartening up air conditioning systems

May 12th - via:
The system, for which a Kickstarter campaign was launched on Monday, should work with 4 out of 5 existing AC units. (Read More)

Make your air conditioner modern with Tado's smart thermostat

May 12th - via:
Plenty of companies produce smart thermostats to control your home's heating, but what if your air conditioner isn't part of the same system? Tado, which already produces Nest-like smart thermostats for heating systems in Europe, is now working on a device that'll do the same for cooling. Tado Cooling connects to your home's AC unit over infrared, and lets you control the temperature while out and about from your smartphone. In addition, there's geo-fencing, so it'll shut down if you go away, and come back on when you reach a certain distance away from your home. (Read More)

Tado Cooling Preview

May 12th - via:
Everything you need to know about the Tado Cooling, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET. (Read More)

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