Hitches & Glitches inroduces Israeli smart home solutions in the UAE
Dubai-based home maintenance specialist, Hitches & Glitches (H&G), part of the Farnek Group, has signed an exclusive agreement with Israeli smart home solutions company SwitchBee to sell, distribute and install SwitchBee products throughout the UAE. Also, the SwitchBee products will be available at Hitches & Glitches’ online store.
“SwitchBee has developed a comprehensive solution that provides freedom of choice and flexibility, to effectively manage smart home devices. They have a wide range of products that have been designed to connect wirelessly to a central unit, via a smartphone, tablet or voice control,” said Kelvin Vargheese Senior Director-TFM.
“Our corporate philosophy is based on two pillars – sustainability and innovative technology; and the smart products that SwitchBee is developing, provide perfect synergy with our business strategy,” added Vargheese. “We installed the SwitchBee central unit, paired the wall sockets, installed new smart wall switches, and found solutions to integrate the existing WiFi to other devices,” said Vargheese.
SwitchBee products instantly make any home into a smart home, by removing the need for batteries or any new wiring, resulting in a seamless fit with any type of light switch or electrical socket.
“We decided to partner with Hitches & Glitches for two main reasons. Firstly, they are one of the leading home maintenance companies in the UAE and have extensive reach throughout the country. Secondly and perhaps more importantly, they are a tech-savvy organisation and they want to support innovation,” commented Ehud Illios, VP Global Sales at SwitchBee.
SwitchBee smart home products have a unique, high quality design, that ensures customers can not only upgrade their home efficiency but improve its design aesthetics as well. The extensive product range includes light switches, dimmer switches, change over switches, water heater switches, electric shutter switches, smart sockets and stick-on switches.
In a statement, the company also mentioned that this partnership have already yielded results and found its first statisfied customer in HE. Massimo Baggi, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.