2016 Mobile Star Awards Entrant:
> Mobile Productivity Innovation — Qmote
9F/907 18 Changan East Rd, Section 1
US: (+1) 321-236-0102 x232
Company Structure: Private Company, established in 2014
Approx. Number of Employees: 7
Operating Systems Supported: Android, Apple iOS, Mac OS, Windows
> Sara Sublousky, Public Relations – ssublousky [at] uproarpr.com
Qmote — Control your mobile phone without taking it out
Qblinks is an exciting technology company undertaking innovative exploration into the world of wearable and smartphone-centric Internet of Things products. Based in Taiwan, Qblinks seeks to provide customers with clear and simple products in the rapidly emerging field of low-energy technology.
Qblinks’ new flagship product, Qmote, is a sleek smart remote for your Andriod or iOS smartphone and smart home devices. Through Bluetooth Low Energy, this smart remote allows you to control routine actions on your mobile phone, like taking photos or making calls, without the hassle of finding your mobile device and opening numerous apps.
Qmote, approximately the size of a guitar pick, is made from brushed metal and is water-resistant. With your phone acting as a smart hub, the remote offers easy functionality and quick access to devices, all at the click of a button. Program one Qmote with up to ten functions by simply choosing a preferred click pattern and assigning it to a specific action in the accompanying Android or iPhone app – i.e. one click hits snooze on your phone alarm. Qmote also controls smart home devices such as Nest, Wemo and Hue.
Size: 3.9 (L) x 3.3 (W) x 0.5 (H) cm
Weight: 6 grams, just about the weight of a quarter
Battery: User-replaceable CR1620 coin cell (lasts approximately 60,000 clicks or 12 months)
Connectivity: Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth 4.0)
Compatibility: iPhone 4s & later, iPad 3 and later, and Android devices on 4.4 and above
Water rating: IPX7 – indoor or outdoor use in the presence of rain, snow or brief splashes of water