Olibra Appoints Muto Communications as PR Agency-of-Record to Promote Bond Bridge IoT Platform Which Brings App-based Control to RF Remote-Controlled Ceiling Fans, Motorized Shades, Fireplaces
Cresskill, NJ – January 27, 2022 – Technology company Olibra has selected Muto Communications as its public relations agency-of-record to expand appreciation for its Bond IoT Platform of Home Control solutions. The Bond Bridge and Bond Home smartphone/tablet Apps easily bring WiFi control to RF remote-controlled ceiling fans, motorized shades and fireplaces.
Brought to the DIY market in 2018, the Bond Bridge ($99 retail price) gives the user the ability to reproduce the fan’s recorded RF remote-control signals: turn fan on/off, adjust fan speed, turn fan light on/off, etc with no wiring or installation. Bond Bridge can cover a 2,500 square foot home and control up to thirty connected devices from anywhere in the world. The Bond Bridge is also compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and SmartThings voice activation Apps.
Introduced in 2021, with both the DIY and home technology professional in mind, the step-up Bond Bridge Pro ($379 retail price) brings even more enhanced functionality. Bond Bridge Pro adds the benefit of PoE (Power Over Ethernet) and while requiring no wiring or installation, integrates easily with leading home control / automation systems being Control4, Crestron, Elan, RTI, Homebridge and Hubitat. Bond Bridge Pro offers an expanded home coverage range of 3,500 square feet and is compatible with every brand of RF-controlled ceiling fan, plus many shades and fireplaces.
“Cost-efficient, easy-to-use App-based wireless control is paramount for a comfortable lifestyle today and our research shows us that convenience and voice control are the two leading reasons for users to add smart ceiling fans to their home. To this, Bond Bridge is becoming adopted by more-and-more manufacturers and resellers. In fact, all the major ceiling fan brands worldwide are using our Smart by Bond platform for connectivity,” says Olibra founder and CEO, Zohar Shinar. “2022 will be another year of significant growth for us and we look forward to sharing the many exciting company developments through Muto Communications.”
“We too are thrilled about the opportunity that the Bond Platform brings to manufacturer partners, home technology professionals and consumers,” says Richard Frank, veteran marketing/PR consultant and Muto Communications Olibra/Bond Bridge Account Director. “To get started we’d like to point readers to this informative annual survey depicting end-user’s preferences and needs in Smart ceiling fans: https://bit.ly/3rTvTgT.”
Launched in 2016, Olibra is the company behind the Bond platform and devices. This team of entrepreneurs, innovators, designers, and user advocates is dedicated to making the smart home easier to create, simpler to use and more delightful to live with. The company’s technology was created to become a catalyst for thoughtfully connecting certain often-overlooked household appliances such as ceiling fans, fireplaces, motorized shades and more. In 2018 the company launched Bond Bridge, which bridged RF to Wi-Fi control of ceiling fans, shades and fireplaces via Smartphones including compatibility with popular Voice Activation apps. Bond Bridge serves both the DIY channel and home technology professionals. The newest solution for the home technology professional, launched 2021, is Bond Bridge Pro which connects RF remote-controlled ceiling fans, shades and fireplaces to IP, integrating with today’s popular control systems. In 2021, Olibra debuted the products to the custom residential channel by way of the CEDIA Virtual Expo and received the CEPro Magazine 2021 IoT/Connected Product award in the Control Interface category. www.bondhome.io
About Muto Communications
Founded in 2000 by consumer electronics industry veteran Paul Muto, Muto Communications is a freelance public relations company that specializes in creating and elevating the brand profiles of custom residential channel solutions providers. This includes a wide variety of home entertainment audio, video, IoT and entertainment furniture manufacturers, manu-distributors and nationwide wholesale distribution coalitions. www.mutocomm.com
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