New Entry Sensor from Fibaro Adds Temperature Monitoring & Enhanced Design Options
The Door/Window 2 sensor is Z-Wave Plus certified, delivering better battery life and temperature sensing in a smaller form factor
Chicago, IL – August 21, 2017 – FIBARO, a leading global manufacturer of wireless intelligent home automation and control devices, is now shipping the Door/Window Sensor 2, a Z-Wave Plus certified smart home device. A slim smart sensor that can be installed on any door, window, gate or set of blinds in the home or office, Door/Window Sensor 2 can be connected to Fibaro’s Home Center ecosystem or a Z-Wave hub and accessed through the accompanying smart app on a phone, tablet or browser.
The Door/Window Sensor 2 monitors the status of the door, window, gate or the blinds it is connected to and reports back any change in open/close status, helping to avoid theft, break-ins and energy loss if a door is unintentionally left open.
New features in the Door/Window Sensor 2 also include an internal temperature sensor, which reports any abnormal changes in temperature and can be tracked using Fibaro’s energy management dashboard, available via Fibaro’s desktop app. Having access to this data enables users to monitor temperature changes, maximize efficiency and reduce monthly electricity bills. For additional security the Door/Window Sensor 2 also includes a tamper sensor that will alert the user if someone tries to remove it.
The sensor also has the ability to trigger a pre-programmed customized scene. For example, when the front door is opened and the Door/Window sensor is triggered, a “welcome home” scene can be activated with a series of actions pre-programmed by the user (i.e. the front hall lights are turned on, music starts to play and the air conditioning is activated).
With Z-Wave Plus certification, Door/Window Sensor 2 enjoys features that come with the upgraded Z-Wave platform, including longer battery life, faster operation, better RF coverage and easier installation.
The sensor is currently available in white and additional colors may be added later to this version of the Door/Window Sensor to give consumers the option to custom match their interior décor. Smaller than its predecessor (at less than 3-inches long), the Fibaro Door/Window Sensor 2 can be easily mounted on any style of door or window using the included strong two-sided adhesive. The sensor is battery powered and also works with a Z-Wave hub, so it can be placed anywhere in the home. With built-in tamper protection, any attempt to open or remove the sensor sends an instant alert to the user.