AUSTIN, Texas, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Allure Energy, Inc. announced today that its revolutionary product, EverSense™, will be built in Austin, Texas. Allure Energy selected a local contract manufacturer Kodiak Systems, to manufacture EverSense™in Austin, starting next month.
“Over the last year we spent a lot of time evaluating foreign and domestic manufacturing options for building EverSense,” says Kevin Imes, CEO of Allure Energy. “When we compared all of the costs, financial or otherwise, we quickly converged on securing a domestic manufacturing resource as our contract manufacturer.”
EverSense™ is a green, smart energy product that includes wireless thermostat control that also uses location-based services within a mobile app to adjust a thermostat’s settings. Apps will be available for iPhone and Android users. The EverSense™ system also includes other features, such as speakers for wirelessly streaming audio, a weather application with animated radar, and an energy tips application to educate consumers on energy saving products and services.
“During the design phase for EverSense, I challenged our team to create a final assembly process that would take less then 5 minutes per system,” Imes explains, “They responded by reducing the assembly process to less than 1 minute! With the reduced build time, we are able to compete with foreign manufacturers.”
In addition to local manufacturing, Allure Energy chose several local semiconductor providers as a part of their product offering including components made by Freescale Semiconductor, Cirrus Logic, and Silicon Labs. “Using a local manufacturer and suppliers provides us a competitive advantage. It also allows us to create jobs both internal to Allure Energy, and within the Austin community. It’s a win-win across the board,” says Imes.
Allure Energy, Inc. is a smart technology provider based in Austin, Texas. Allure Energy develops leading-edge smart solutions that enhance a user’s experience with minimal effort. As consumers and energy providers search for ways to reduce energy consumption without increasing costs, a balance must be maintained between privacy, security, lifestyle, comfort, and convenience. EverSense™ is that solution.
Vice President of Business Development
Allure Energy, Inc.