Shifra Smart Homes

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Shifra Smart Homes (Arabic: شيفرة للمنازل الذكية )is a home automation provider based out of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Shifra Smart Homes provide control systems for lighting, appliances, air conditioning, motorized curtains, Infrared systems, security, video surveillance, multi-room audio, and multi-room video and home theater systems.

Technology[edit]

Shufra Smart Homes provides wireless smart home solutions in the middle east catered to individual residential villas, luxury yachts, as well as real estate developments.[1] The majority of their systems rely on the Z-Wave wireless standard which has characteristics of being an inter-operable, secure, 2-way, wireless mesh based technology[2] created by the Z-Wave Alliance and owned by Sigma Designs.

Soon after their launch in 2010, SME Advisor granted Shifra Smart Homes their "Stars of Business" industry achievement award in the construction and real estate category for being a prominent player for Z-Wave wireless technology in the residential market in the middle east.[3]

In 2011, the company has also been granted the "Best Integrated Home Technology" during an award ceremony held by http://www.palme-middleeast.com.[4]

Products[edit]

Shifra Smart Homes's main vendors include Honeywell for lighting and appliance control, Somfy for curtain control, Global Cache for infrared and RS-232 based control systems, Sonos for multi-room audio, and Acer for Media Center based multimedia solutions[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Remote Control Residence". CPI.
  2. ^ "About Z-Wave". Z-Wave Alliance.
  3. ^ "Shifra Smart Homes given the Industry Achievement Award at SME "Stars of Business" Awards 2010". Zawya.
  4. ^ "Shifra Smart Homes awarded "Best Integrated Home Technology" at the PALME Middle East Awards 2011". Zawya.
  5. ^ "Shifra Smart Homes release the first episode of TECHBites". AMEinfo.

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