Jalousier is a small device that clips onto venetian blinds, automatically adjusting the position of slats according to the lighting conditions, room temperature, changing ￼weather, and time of day, thus saving you time and money. ￼
Rely on natural daylight means that you live in tune with the natural rhythms.
Adjusts automatically to spare you the time-consuming hassle of adjusting multiple
window blinds many times a day.
Cuts down on artificial lighting, cooling, and heating up to 18%.
Use Cordbox with cord retracting mechanism to create a safer environment for small children and pets.
As the sun moves, so do your shades, automatically keeping light levels and room temperature consistent throughout your entire home.
Creates a uniform and well-lit work space without need to spend company time adjusting the blinds.
Creates a uniform and well-lit work space. Obviates the need for an employee to
spend company time adjusting the blinds.
Customizable, programmable, and remotely accessible Learn more about Jalousier modes & settings>>>
Works with iPhone, iPad, and Android. Jalousier's intuitive and free app allows
for gesture and remote control of blinds and settings.
Jalousier blends in with the ￼blinds and will not interfere ￼with the décor. It works silently.
Jalousier, the next must-have, easily removes without needing any mechanical change. Easily take
Jalousier with you when you move.
Jalousier will read gestures from a cell phone to “magically” adjust the blinds
to the desired position.
Jalousier is not only a stand-alone ￼product. It is able to integrate ￼seamlessly into a smart home systems via ZigBee.
Wi-Fi allows remote controlling several devices in different rooms simultaneously
by groups from anywhere in the world.
Access shared instantly with family at home or colleagues in office.
Hardware & Software Engineer, experienced iOS/Mac Developer with
an MD in Physics and Mechanics, more than six years in major industrial
￼companies, over three years in iOS Development.
Graphic & Hardware Design,
qualified Architect, and talented Designer.
Manually opening and closing blinds is inconvenient and time-consuming.
Even with those costly electric blinds you have to press buttons and guess the best angle of slats.
As a result we too often rely on and pay for artificial lighting, cooling and heating, even when we don’t have to.
Well, think about this: what if your window blinds could automatically adjust to the changing light and temperature conditions, without your time and efforts to adjust each blind? Jalousier makes it happen, saving your time and money. Also, you won’t have to keep climbing over furniture to reach the blinds.
Be the first to get your Jalousier. Best price: Big discounts for early bids and you access to our entire solution for free! Your input will make the project successful, because you'll be the driving force behind it! Direct feedback and support from the creators of Jalousier, and your feedback will always be taken into account. We want you to be part of our development team, and help us realize the potential of a Jalousier.
Jalousier can be clipped onto any standard horizontal (venetian) blinds of any width and height with standard square shaped head rail. Compatibility depends only on the size and construction of the head rail.
Jalousier comes with ¾” to 1” and 1 ½” to 2" hooks. Remember, this is a Crowdfunding project. That means that we can slightly modify the product according to your needs. For example, for bulk orders we can develop additional types of hooks for your blinds. If you have any doubts, send us a picture of the headrail and tilter machine of your blinds. Here are pictures of compatible blinds>>>
We also have developed a concept for roller blinds. It will be our next project. Then we will get down to the rest.
Any Internet-enabled device can control Jalousier through our website by logging in to the Dashboard. iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users can download our application through the iTunes App Store. Android users can download our application through the Google Play Store. While we don’t currently offer dedicated apps for BlackBerry or Windows Phone, any smartphone can control Jalousier through our website.
Installing Jalousier is as easy as 1-2-3. You don’t need any tools at all.
Shipping for preordered Jalousier will begin in October, 2014 at the latest. We will try our best to deliver Jalousier ASAP. As we approach that date, more specific shipping information will be available.
We anticipate international shipping to other countries be in the range of $25-35, according to the perk you choose. Shipment does not include extra fees from customs, or additional costs associated with your country.
Jalousier , two types of hooks, Manual, Cordbox.
Don’t worry, we’ll be contacting you again right before your pack of Jalousier is ready to ship and confirm your shipping address to make sure the Jalousiers arrive at the right place!
Jalousier prototype dimensions are 6.69 X2.16 X 1.58 inch ( 170 X 55 X 40 mm). You can download a printable template of Jalousier here and see how it matches your blinds and interior.
For one blind you need one device. We recommend installing Jalousier on every window at least on the sun-facing side.
You can easily control as many Jalousier devices as you need from a single account. Create groups and manage several devices simultaneously. From your mobile device or computer you can view all Jalousier s that you have access to, as well as view or change their settings and state.
In the event that you lose your phone, you can easily disable its access to your Jalousier by resetting your account password. Your phone will be automatically logged out. The person who has stolen or found your phone will need to know your new password to log in.
With six high-quality AA batteries , Jalousier will last for six months to a year, depending on usage. Jalousier will send you a notification when its batteries are running low.
We post progress updates every other week on our blog at blog.jalousier.com.
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Yes, we will go through CE (for shipping in EU) and FCC (US). Other certificates are under consideration.
Yes, more details will be available after the crowdfunding campaign ends. If you’d like to be notified about the release of the API, you can straight away and you’ll email us be the first to get all the cool technical details on how to connect the data from the Jalousier to your existing smart systems.
We haven’t finalized all the details yet, we’ll have more technical info available when we launch the production.
Being a small company with a great idea, we decided to start with Crowdfunding. All retailers are welcome to back us during the campaign and pre-order large perks at a special price. All early-birds ready to fund us will get Jalousier first. For bulk orders customization like different colors, and logo placement will be available. If you’re interested in helping us get Jalousier into eager clients’ hands, email us .
Programmable thermostats and window blinds are two different technologies, both addressing the economic and environmental impact of HVAC mismanagement. In fact, relying solely on a thermostat to regulate the temperature of your home is grossly ignoring the benefits of simply closing or opening the blinds.
“Did you know that in a typical home, windows account for nearly 50% of the heat gain and loss? Though windows are a beautiful feature in any home, they can also account for 10% to 25% of our bills. Since it costs the average American home about $1,000 to heat the house, that's up to $225 going right out the window! Also during the summer, air conditioners must work harder to cool hot air from sunny windows, eating much more energy and driving up costs. Blinds can reduce heat gain by as much as 45%. It is a practical option that gives you air and light flow, works to minimize harmful summer sun radiation, and maximizes heat retention in the winter....”Window Treatments = Lower Heating Bills
Every time you install Jalousier and switch it on, it automatically determines its range of motion. This means over-opening and over-closing are avoided.