While most smart devices found inside the home these days are designed to be controlled through a phone or a voice-controlled gadget like Amazon Echo, the new device referred to as ‘Turn touch’ is a more tactile option. It is designed to appearance much less like a widespread remote control and greater like a bit of decor inside the home.
Turn Touch Remote Control Design
The Turn Touch is a nicely designed and flexible remote control which fits with a variety of smart home gadgets like Sonos speakers, Hue lights, WeMo, Nest and more. The remote control measures 2-inches wide by 2-inches deep by 0.68-inches tall. The Turn Touch sports a discreet and stylish appearance design. In contrast to the ones plastic remotes, Turn Touch is built with natural wood for a solid construction and natural aesthetic style, and 3 optional wood materials enable it to meet different interior styles.
Turn Touch Remote Control Features
The remote control uses built-in Bluetooth to wirelessly communicate with your smartphone and smart devices in your house. Using its custom iOS and macOS apps, you can fully customize the remote control’s four tactile buttons. It’s worth mentioning that by holding down one of buttons for a half second, you can create a control profile for the four buttons which works with a specific device. That meas it let you use sixteen buttons and even double-taps to control more smart home gadgets.
In addition to individually control one or more devices, Turn Touch allows you to create “macros” for your devices, for instance, you can simultaneously turn off your smart lights and lock your door when it’s time to sleep, or turn on your speaker and thermostat when you’re back home. In addition, the remote is powered by a replaceable CR2032 coin cell battery that offers 9-12 months of usage.
Turn Touch Remote Control Price
The crowdfunding campaign for Turn Touch is ongoing on Kickstarter. Pledging $69 will let you own the remote control. It will be shipped in November this year (estimated) if reaching its funding goal.