From our smartphones to our smart appliances and our smart TVs, everything in our lives is getting smarter all the time. Why not include a smart home into the mix? Choosing to dip its digital feet into the Internet of Things is ZOTAC, a company you may know better for its graphics cards, motherboards and ZBOX mini-PCs. Now, they’ve announced the new ZOTAC Cozee line of smart home devices.

Unlike some more closed off systems like the WeMo series from Belkin, the ZOTAC Cozee is designed to work alongside any of your other Zigbee-compatible smart home devices. At the heart of this smart home is the Mini Gateway. This will connect to your smart home devices both over WiFi and Zigbee, granting you full control by way of the iOS and Android mobile app.

In addition to the Mini Gateway, ZOTAC has also announced the Cozee Smart Plug and Sensor. The former acts as an intermediary for any device you plug in, like a desk lamp, allow you to control them remotely, set schedules and monitor energy consumption. The latter is a multi-purpose sensor for detecting temperature, humidity, brightness and motion, information that you can then leverage for more smart home functionality, like adjusting your thermostat.

Check out the image gallery and full press release below for more information. Pricing has not yet been announced.

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ZOTAC Introduces Cozee Smart Home, the Smart and Simple Way of Staying Connected and Living Smarter

HONG KONG – September 15, 2016 – ZOTAC International, a global manufacturer of innovation, is pleased to introduce Cozee, a Smart Home line dedicated to helping users live smarter, and improve quality of life with ease of use.

“We want to deliver a unique experience beyond computing to our customers,” says Tony Wong, CEO, ZOTAC International. “More and more hardware are connected to a home or workplace network. Accessibility and ease-of-use are the main factors that will influence the adoption of smart home technology. We want Cozee to be the bridge connecting people to their home and more.”

The Cozee Smart Home family includes a Mini Gateway, Multi-Sensor and Smart Plug. These devices are all connected via the dedicated Cozee Smart Home app, available on both Android and iOS. The devices are designed for a wide range of applications, including remote access, connecting home electronics or appliances, to monitoring and quantifying home comfort level.

The heart that bridges the Cozee Smart Home is the Cozee Mini Gateway. It operates on both traditional WiFi and Zigbee connectivity, providing the basis for a sound infrastructure that supports a connected, smarter home. Users are able to connect and see all their devices that are connected to the Mini Gateway using the Cozee Smart Home App.

The Cozee Smart Plug enables control of connected home electronics and appliances. Connecting through the Mini Gateway, it can perform scheduling, monitor energy usage and enable remote power control.

The Cozee Sensor is a multi-purpose sensor that can detect temperature, humidity, brightness and motion. Through the Cozee Smart Home App, the user is able to read the relevant information whenever and wherever they wish it. By placing sensors in multiple locations, users can receive a full reading of their home on the Cozee Smart Home App and make adjustments for better comfort.

The Cozee Smart Home devices are designed for ease of use and can connect with other ZigBee certified smart devices, allowing greater compatibility, flexibility and customization.

About ZOTAC International (Macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

ZOTAC takes its name from the words “zone” and “tact”. The two words aptly describe our technological strength and experience completed with our innovative and unique approach to the industry. Established in 2006, we believe in manufacturing quality PC related products including graphics cards, motherboards, mini-PCs and innovative accessories. Our dedication to rigorous standards and the relentless pursuit of excellence is the backbone to our success.


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