SCOTTSDALE, AZ, July 11, 2022—Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices announced it has launched the new UEI TBH300 Smart Thermostat.
“We are thrilled to announce this new thermostat integrated with RUCKUS technology. It expands our smart thermostat product features of energy efficiency control, cost savings and sustainability into the MDU and hotelier/hospitality commercial industries,” said Hrag Ohannessian
Integration with CommScope’s RUCKUS reflects Ruckus Network’s commitment to integrate with partners focused on green energy initiatives, such as UEI’s Energy Management Solution, within UEI’s building network installation ecosystem. The UEI-connected thermostat is a full end-to-end solution with available sensors that can be integrated within the RUCKUS® wireless gateway with Zigbee® technology, and available to provide customers with an energy-saving solution that works out of the gate. Upon installation, it provides remote management capabilities to monitor and control energy systems even while away.
The new UEI TBH300 thermostat leads with a sustainable energy feature that enables property managers or hoteliers to save money and energy on occupied units and rooms. The thermostat is managed through the RUCKUS IoT suite for hospitality, which enables both temperature controls and streamlined installations. The versatile Zigbee thermostat has a simple integration into property management systems either off- or online via the RUCKUS IoT Suite enabling faster and simpler installation for technicians. With it, hoteliers can apply controls to temperature settings during check-in or check-out, enhancing guests’ welcome experience with comfortable room settings, while contributing to energy efficiency and cost savings.
“We are thrilled to announce this new thermostat integrated with RUCKUS technology. It expands our smart thermostat product features of energy efficiency control, cost savings and sustainability into the MDU and hotelier/hospitality commercial industries,” said Hrag Ohannessian “In addition, we are providing scale to installations for property managers and hotel maintenance.“
“By connecting various hotel devices onto one network, the hospitality industry is tapping into IoT technology that has the potential to optimize energy efficiency, costs, and maintenance, while delivering an enhanced guest experience, said Mark Grodzinsky, VP and GM of Advanced Technologies, RUCKUS, CommScope. It creates visibility and control in areas of management that previously have not been available. Collaboration between UEI and RUCKUS is another milestone for the hospitality industry more broadly.”
UEI history on Smart Thermostats
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Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ: UEIC), the global leader in wireless universal control solutions for home entertainment and smart home devices; designs, develops, manufactures, ships and supports hardware and software control and sensor technology solutions. UEI partners with many Fortune 500 customers, including Comcast, Vivint Smart Home, Samsung, LG, Sony, and Daikin to serve video, telecommunications, security service providers, television, smart home, and HVAC system manufacturers. For over 35 years, UEI has been pioneering breakthrough innovations such as voice control and QuickSet cloud, the world’s leading platform for automated set-up and control of devices in the home. For more information visit www.uei.com
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