This week, Cordoba Argentina hosted the launch of the first Latin American electric car. Volt e1 is the first 100% electric car manufactured in the country.
Volt e1 is a city car with capacity for 2 adults and 2 children. It is built with very important technological advances such as the ergonomic layout and capable monocoque chassis very resistant to high impact and extremely light. Its design is similar to Formula 1 cars.
The car is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, centralized control, 16 inches touch screen, capable monocoque chassis and regenerative braking that captures energy to feed the vehicle batteries.
Webee participated powering the e1 version by connecting it to a larger IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem for smart cities and includes various features to be integrated to other functionalities such as smart home, central control panel, cel phone, among others.
Lear more about Volt Motors here.
Last week, Vital Voices Argentina celebrated the 10th edition of it's Annual Summit honoring Argentinean women that took the challenge to go beyond its fears and transform their environments. Webee's Co-Founder Cecilia Flores participated as a speaker to share her story and insights about what it means to be a women in the tech world today.
Voces Vitales is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 with the mission to create space for women to be heard with the belief that women are essential to progress in their communities and that the world can not move forward without their full participation. Vital Voices invest in leaders because they take responsibility in improving societies. o
The Annual Summit of the Argentinean chapter gather international speakers members of the Vital Voices Global Partnership and local speakers that generate an strong impact in their communities and are leaders in promoting gender equity.
The event took place in the cities of Buenos Aires and Cordoba, and a third conference in Salta, her home town, gathering more than 1000 women entrepreneur and young leaders.
Learn more about it here, and some insight from Cecilia on how her vision of entrepreneurship on this article.
Webee IoT platform enables innovation for the large enterprise through no-coding drag and drop tools.
The Silicon Valley startup launched a complete suite of IoT applications that enable the enterprise to develop IoT solutions up to 80% faster lowering costs and accelerating deployment from months or weeks to hours.
Webee just launched the first visual iot platform that relies in no-coding visual drag and drop tools to remove the typical complexity of existing current solutions. “We believe in the power of technology to help the enterprise onboard in the IoT world and quickly see the ROI of the technology, lowering costs, accelerating the deployment and accessing data in real-time to optimize their operations with minimum impact”, says Lucas Funes CEO & Founder at Webee.
This new industrial approach includes some revolutionary solutions developed with Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic). As one of our customers, Panasonic, has found our visual-no coding approach can translate to extremely fast and affordable IoT applications that deliver immediate ROI to our customers “As a partner, Webee helped us bring our touch-based IoT innovations to life and our first customers are helping us to see full scope of applications across many industries,” said Yushi Nakamura, Senior Manager of Electromechanical business division (EMCBD) in Panasonic and “Founder of ENY project”.
Webee is presenting at the annual CES in Las Vegas with Panasonic to unveil IoT solutions enabled by an end to end platform that includes a full scope of applications across many industries. An energy-harvesting battery-less button that simplifies the user experience and controls more than 500 devices, and a Touch ID verification wearable device solution.
This highly flexible, easy and convenient system is design to add efficiency to many different environments including residential, senior housing, hotel, offices, and factory among others.
These solution will be demonstrated during the Vegas show at CES / Tech West (Sands, Halls A-D, booth #40060). You can also find them at Z-Wave Pavilion Sands #41717
Our CEO selected for Stanford Latino Entrepreneur
Our CEO & Founder Lucas Funes was selected with other colleagues from across the United States to be a part of the third cohort of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program (SLELP3).
Only 77 Latino entrepreneurs from across the United States were selected by the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) to be a part of the third cohort of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program (SLELP3).
The applicant selection criteria was developed to rigorously target those companies that have received market and/or investor validation.
SLELP3 business owners are part of an elite and talented group of innovators and business leaders whose drive, work ethic, and ambition will help to grow our economy and communities acrossthe United States. Learn more about this program here.
Webee continues to grow its non stop innovation journey in order to deliver the best posible experience at all times.
Kudos to Lucas and the Webee team!
The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of leading companies in the home technology dedicated to solidifying Z-Wave as the standard for wireless home control products. Alliance members lead the home controls market, providing leading edge products and systems that deliver increased comfort, convenience, energy conservation, safety and security.
Webee Smart Home Hub Smartee (SM2001) is now Z-Wave Plus® Certified. Smartee (SM2001) have passed rigorous interoperability test to ensure it integrates seamlessly within the Z-Wave Ecosystem.
Z-Wave technology is an open, internationally recognized ITU standard (G.9959). It is the leading wireless home control technology in the market today, with over 1200 certified interoperable products worldwide. Represented by the Z-Wave Alliance, and supported by more than 300 companies around the world, the Z-Wave standard is a key enabler of smart living solutions for home safety and security, energy, hospitality, office and light commercial applications.
What's does Webee Smart Home Hub offers users by being Z-Wave Plus® Certified?
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Being Smart in a Smart industry
Gartner's Cool Vendors research helps CIOs and other top IT leaders stay ahead of the IT technology curve, while making better strategic decisions about technology and services.
The "Cool Vendors in the Connected Home, 2016" report shows how vendors are focusing on design, intelligence and ease of use of devices.Designed to learn from user's behaviors, Webee Smart Home Hub automates IoT devices so consumers don't have to focus on a device while using it.
Webee technology that blends with users regular life was designated as one of the Cool Vendors of 2016 by Gartner
“Webee is an intelligent connected home solution that goes beyond simple automation and remote control to learn from the user's behavior and environment to proactively offer predictions and recommendations. Central to the system is a video streaming home hub, called the Smartee, that, once connected to the home network via Ethernet or Wi-Fi, automatically discovers other Webee devices, as well as third-party smart devices in the network, and integrates them into an intuitive interface that can be controlled through a mobile app, a desktop portal or a TV dashboard.
(…) Another differentiator of Webee is that it integrates with the video entertainment aspect of the connected home. Its hub can be connected through an HDMI connection to turn the TV set into a smart TV and integrate video functionality into the connected home experience."