ARCHOS Connected Home

From Connected Home to Connected Self ARCHOS is bringing a ton of new products to CES 2014

This year at CES ARCHOS plans to take the wrapping off even more connected objects for Android devices. With everyone looking to automate their lives and control anything they can from their devices ARCHOS has some big plans for the upcoming year. Connected Home is one of the newest things from ARCHOS and this brings a ton of features and functionality right into one place.

Whether accessing through the Android application, or a customized 7 inch tablet that they have designed to sell, you will be able to program various tasks for different scenarios. Some examples would be turning on a light, recording video, or both as soon as one of the motion sensors is triggered. ARCHOS has designed these Bluetooth Low Energy devices with some serious style and kept the size of them extremely small, so they won’t become eyesores in your home. Some of the devices they will have available will be a mini cam, movement tag, motion ball, weather tag and a smart plug.

In addition to Connected Home ARCHOS plans to unveil a Weather Station at CES which will give weather information about the indoors and outdoors. The Weather Station will be able to provide CO2 levels, humidity, temperature, atmospheric pressure levels and much more.

To make the leap into the personal fitness space ARCHOS has planned a few new connected health devices as well. As a brain to all their fitness stuff they will have a Connected Self Application which all the accessories will report information to. With a blood pressure monitor, connected scale and an activity tracker ARCHOS hopes that you will go all in with their systems.

With CES just a week away it won’t be long until we get to check all of these out for ourselves, so stay tuned for more information right from the show floor!

ARCHOS Unveils Complete Selection of Connected Objects during CES 2014

 

Industry’s most comprehensive ecosystem of connected devices for home and self on display at Central Hall Booth 9844

 

Denver – December 30, 2013 – ARCHOS, a pioneer in Android™ devices, invites you to stay connected anywhere and everywhere with the industry’s most comprehensive selection of connected objects for home and self, including a weather station, home camera, activity tracker, blood pressure monitor, smartwatches and more.

 

Capitalizing on the company’s extensive experience on mobile devices and Android, ARCHOS’ selection of well-designed connected objects offers an affordable solution aimed at enhancing connectivity at home and improving personal health and well-being.

 

ARCHOS connected objects are compatible with both Android and iOS platforms, provide real time information monitoring from anywhere and utilize Bluetooth Low Energy connectivity to ensure extended use without the need of recharging. Completely wireless and easy to pair, ARCHOS connected objects are miniaturized and styled to blend into your home environment.

 

“Mobile devices have become the center of our life and our demand for instant access to information creates the need for even more interconnectivity,” says Loic Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS.  “ARCHOS’ new lineup of connected objects exemplifies the ability to share and access information and represents our vision of creating a universe where all devices complement and work together.”

 

ARCHOS Connected Home

 

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Accessing the ecosystem from anywhere in the world and from any iOS or Android platform, users can retrieve data or command actions using the ARCHOS Smart Home App or the custom-designed Smart Home Tablet – a unique gateway that combines Android with multiple connected objects.  ARCHOS’ proprietary app and 7” home gateway give users the ability to customize actions based on different scenarios or triggers such as turning on the light and recording video as soon as a motion sensor is activated.

 

Archos approach to this new solution is based on key principles such as sleek design and small accessories (the cam is the size of a pin pong ball), use of Bluetooth Low Energy for long lasting battery life, easy set-up of each connected objects and easy pairing with the Home Gateway and user’s phones or tablets.

 

ARCHOS’ ecosystem of Connected Home Objects, including a mini cam, motion ball, movement tag, weather tag and smart plug, adhere to the tenet that innovative solutions should be easy to use, unobtrusive and efficient.

 

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 ARCHOS will also unveil a Weather Station during CES 2014.  The ARCHOS Weather Station provides both indoor and outdoor information including CO2 levels, humidity, temperature, atmospheric pressure and environmental noise levels.  Similar to the Smart Home App, a proprietary Weather Station app will showcase home and national weather information while recording, tracking and graphing all data for historic comparison and analysis.

 

ARCHOS Connected Self

 

The ARCHOS Connected Self App will serve as the backbone application for all connected self devices and will provide key metrics for quick health assessment, display graphs to track activity over time and enable up to 8 different users to set goals to increase motivation.  ARCHOS’ selection of Connected Self products on display during CES 2014 include:

 

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ARCHOS Connected Scale – this elegant scale recognizes 4 difference users, measures body shape based on mass and height, tracks body fat mass to help users lose weight intelligently and is equipped with onboard memory to prevent data loss between synchronizations.

 

ARCHOS Activity Tracker –  this stylish activity tracker monitors daily footsteps, calories burned and automatically displays time when synchronized with a smartphone.  Recharges using USB connector and is equipped with a battery life of up to 7 days.

 

ARCHOS Blood Pressure Monitor – Easy and quick to use blood pressure monitor equipped with memory for over 40 different measurements also displays heart beat information.  Comes with irregular heart beat detector and can filter data by time period (morning, day, night).

 

ARCHOS’ entire selection of connected objects will be on display during CES 2014 at Central Hall Booth 9844.  ARCHOS will also be unveiling a selection of smartwatches starting at under $50.  ARCHOS smartwatches embrace simplicity and function, feature a pebble-like design and will be compatible with both iOS and Android devices.

 

For more information about ARCHOS and its entire selection of Connected Devices, visit us during CES 2014 at Central Hall Booth 9844 or at www.ARCHOS.com

 

About ARCHOS

ARCHOS, a pioneer in the portable audio and video player market, and now specializing in Android Tablets and Smartphones, has repeatedly revolutionized the market for consumer electronics since 1988. Today, ARCHOS offers its own line of Android Tablets and Smartphones, as well as a full line of OEM devices. In 2000, ARCHOS launched the Jukebox 6000, the first MP3 player combined with a hard disk. In 2008, ARCHOS launched the first generation Internet Tablets, and then the first ever Android powered tablets in 2009. In 2013, ARCHOS launched its first generation of Smartphones with the ARCHOS Platinum series. ARCHOS has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. ARCHOS is quoted on Compartment C of Eurolist, Euronext Paris, ISIN CodeFR0000182479. Website: www.archos.com.

 
There are 7 comments

thatguy97 says:

I'm scared and exicted

Sent from my Nexus 7 2013 or Moto G

mcook1670 says:

I once had an Archos device, it was OK. It worked fine, Archos just doesn't believe in updating there devices. What ever firmware version it shipped with is the only version you'll ever see. That's why they never really caught on. For the price point there too many devices that a far superior in hardware and features.

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mwara244 says:

I'll beleive it when I see it, archos always announces products and then never releases them either. Last year's CES archos was going to release TV Connect turning your tv into a tablet with camera and dual controller/ keyboard that connected to it. Their webpage is still there with no release date.

travaz says:

Thier Name seems like a defunct K Mart brand. Rename to something cool.

drokssilva says:

Seriously. The brand seems.. Blah.. Just like they're devices

Posted via my defective Nexus 7(2013)

flipponater says:

Spot on,old chap...nah jk i just lol'd at the comment

posting while eating gummybears in your girlfriends bedroom

SeaMonster says:

I want light switches. Anyone know of a good connected light switch (standard size replacement) option? I was hoping for Ube, but they just delayed by 9 months. I want something that uses open standards not proprietary.