For homeowners: 10 exciting start-ups created in Estonia that make your life more comfortable
The concept of a smart home may seem complicated and unfamiliar, but in reality, it is already a fairly simple reality that saves your valuable time and makes life many times more comfortable!
As it is known that there are almost the most startups in Estonia compared to the world, we looked for domestic start-ups that focus on smart home solutions. We sorted out 10 special start-ups created in Estonia, which stand out with their solutions in making the lives of homeowners more comfortable and outstanding!
The sauna tradition has been important for Estonians for centuries. Even today, sauna is a place where you can have a good time with friends, relax and cleanse yourself. Haljas has put the emphasis on making all your sauna experiences memorable and comfortable! With its reflective LED lamp-surrounded mirror design, 7-seater capacity and remote-controlled technology, Haljas is definitely one of the most special home gadgets you could have in your smart garden!
2. Huum Keris
The Huum heater, which has won design awards and is used in Haljas saunas also, is an elegant detail that makes each sauna special – in addition to its distinctive round design and brilliant quality, Huum has the opportunity to heat the sauna without you being at home. The high-tech and easy-to-use UKU remote control lets you choose the right temperature, light, and steam for your sauna! This is the sauna experience you have to experience!
3. Soma Shades
"You'll spend 90 days stuck in traffic jams during your life. And 40 days opening and closing your window shades," says Soma Shades on their own website. To make these 40 days of your life a more exciting experience, Soma has developed a smart curtain motor that you can control through your smartphone. For example, you can put it in the mode so that it rolls up your blinds every morning at 7 and pulls them down at 10 in the evening!
Estonian startup Parcelsea is a company dealing with smart mailboxes, that ensures that all parcels ordered to your home will be safely received and, if necessary, returned. You know the situation when a courier calls you, "I'll be there in 5 minutes," while you're still in the office. The Parcelsea smart mailbox will help you out of trouble – place a minimal-looking smart mailbox in front of your house, and you can receive 3 packages (including 5 grocery bags) during the day without you even being home!
5. Click & Grow
Click & Grow is like a small garden in the corner of your kitchen – with this smart garden you can comfortably and easily grow different products (from tomatoes to basil). This is so simple because you only need a special herbal capsule to put in the device. Everything else, Click & Grow does it for you!
6. BLE Locking
The keys have been around the world for nearly 4,000 years and we still use them. However, there is a constant problem with them – they disappear, they need to be exchanged, left to someone, and so on. So, a much better idea is to use a BLE smart lock, which you can set for your home, office, garage, or elevator. The smart lock does not require an internet connection and you can also open the doors remotely with your phone!
We focus a lot on what to eat or do to be healthier. We think less about what we breathe and how to make this healthier. Airobot comes to the rescue with its innovative indoor climate systems, by producing high-tech ventilation devices that change the air’s quality and therefore change our quality of life. Their ventilation equipment and heating control solutions can also be controlled via the physical control panel and the iOS and Android mobile app from anywhere, regardless of location.
Etnobird will be entering the market as an automatic bird feeder, that brings a person living in the heart of the city a little closer to nature! This modern birdhouse collects all the statistics to your smartphone about who and how many birds visit your home garden and that in real-time. You can also see a real-time video when a birdie has come to explore the house!
9. Roofit Solar
Green energy is getting more and more attention, even in private houses. Roofit Solar is not only a green energy solution for your home, but it also replaces roofing and facade materials! These are the sunroofs that, with their innovation and environmental friendliness, guarantee you an investment in the future.
Starship shows us a future we can only imagine – they are autonomous robots in the city! These Starship six-wheeled delivery robots are bringing us food home already today! Seemingly little characters can hold almost 3 bags of groceries, and home delivery is affordable as well as environmentally friendly!
With these simple smart home solutions, you no longer have to bother with whether you are at home when the courier arrives or wondering if you still have your home keys with you. You also feel like while living in the city you are in the countryside – you can take freshly greens from the kitchen corner and bird watching is only one app away!