Visible Energy Announces Availability of UFO Power Center
Home Energy Management System Controlled by iPhone and iPad App Sold Online by Visible Energy
11 May, 2011, 08:00 ET
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visible Energy, Inc., creator of connected home energy conservation and management products, today announced that it has started to sell its UFO Power Center to U.S. and Canadian customers through the company's online store at www.energyufo.com for the price of $99.99.
Named for its unique and whimsical shape, the UFO Power Center is a Wi-Fi enabled, four-outlet power management center that can be controlled using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The UFO Power Center connects to the Wi-Fi home network and provides real-time power monitoring, as well on/off switching and timer control of up to four electrical devices.
The "Energy UFO" app used to control the Power Center displays energy usage and cost in real-time, provides remote control and scheduling capabilities. The software is available free from the App Store for Apple iOS products.
"It's great to be among to first to offer consumers exciting home energy management products," said Marco Graziano, Visible Energy co-Founder and CEO. "There is really nothing that competes directly with us and certainly nothing as fun and user-friendly as our UFO product and software."
Graziano, a Silicon Valley veteran entrepreneur, started Visible Energy to help consumers save energy as easily as possible, "Electricity conservation is not an easy objective to achieve. Our objective is to make products that have immediate benefits and that stimulate and measure the results of virtuous, Earth-friendly behavior in the long-term."
In addition to the iPad and iPhone, the company's devices also connect to the Customer Portal, which allows customers to see their current and historic energy usage and to control electrical devices over the Internet.
Visible Energy helps consumers save energy, reduce their carbon footprint, and stop wasting money. The company offers a unique family of energy management tools, including Wi-Fi enabled electrical outlets, power strips, mobile client software, and an online energy management portal for customers.
Customers use Visible Energy products and services to see how their current electricity usage compares to historic usage, observe how their power is being used, and learn how their conservation efforts save money by using automation and stopping energy waste.
Electrical devices powered by Visible Energy's products can be controlled using a programmed schedule for turning outlets on and off at preset times or switched on-demand by the customer. Scheduling power usage to avoid peak demand could become a big money-saver for many customers.
About Visible Energy
Visible Energy Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, and is privately held. Founded by a team of successful technology entrepreneurs, Visible Energy is currently marketing its first product in the U.S. and Canada.
SOURCE Visible Energy, Inc.
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