Peace of Mind Delivered, Anytime, Anywhere
Meet Sentri: the smart home security system that gives you complete visibility and control over your home, no matter where you are.
We live in a world that’s constantly moving. But however hectic life gets, however much we’re on the go, the things that matter most are the ones that are waiting for us at home.
At Sentri, we think people should have the ability to stay informed about what’s happening at home, wherever life takes them. Whether you’re at home, across town or 6,000 miles away, get Sentri and stay connected to the things and people that matter most.
Sentri is the first smart home system that combines home monitoring and home automation in a single streamlined device, and delivers alerts to you on your terms.
Sentri features the same HD video camera and motion detector technology that you’ll find in typical security systems, plus a set of sensors that measure and display your home’s temperature, humidity levels and air quality. The result: the smartest home monitoring and automation system the world has ever seen.
Sentri comes preloaded with a full suite of environmental sensors, a motion detector and an HD wide-angle videocamera, giving you total visibility and control over the who, what and how of your home.
Backed by a sophisticated machine learning algorithm, Sentri learns your schedule and the alerts you care about the most, and adapts accordingly
Sentri has the ability to act as a centralized hub for all of your connected devices, now and in the future. Simply connect all your smart devices directly to Sentri, and view, control and make the most of your complete smart home experience from a single application.
Traditional security systems are often bulky and conspicuous; Sentri, on the other hand, is designed to fit in seamlessly anywhere in your home. Customize your Sentri to display the information you care about most using our pre-loaded set of designer themes, or choose your own background, clock style, and dashboard layout to make your Sentri entirely your own.
Unlike traditional security systems, which can take hours to set up and cost thousands of dollars to install, in addition to monthly service fees, Sentri is ready to use out of the box, with no professional installation service or monthly contracts required. Simply plug in, power on, and connect to your home’s WiFi network, and Sentri is good to go!
With Sentri, we wanted to build a smart home system that’s as on the go as you are, and with the Sentri app, you can take the intelligence and peace of mind of Sentri with you wherever you go.
Just like the home unit, the Sentri app’s real-time alert system is designed to learn from and adapt to your personal preferences, alerting you to the irregularities that matter to you and your home. And Sentri lets you control your other smart devices through the app as well, putting total connectivity and control over your home in the palm of your hand.
Want to check in and see how your dog is doing at home while you’re at work? Wondering whether you locked the door before leaving for vacation? The Sentri app makes viewing and controlling what’s happening in your home as effortless as a few swipes of your smartphone screen.
Leading publications from across the Internet are already buzzing about Sentri and the potential of our device to transform the smart home space:
Sentri has seen some incredible progress so far, and we’re laying the groundwork for even bigger and better things to come.
We have built a complete working prototype to demonstrate how Sentri will work in the home.
On July 11th, we crossed the finish line of a successful Kickstarter campaign, blowing past our original goal of $200,000 to ultimately raise more than $390,000 from over 1,200 backers who believe in the Sentri vision and are excited to see it become a reality. Our Kickstarter campaign also initiated active discussions with several companies about potential partnership and distribution opportunities.
In August, Sentri was accepted into the highly competitive Microsoft Ventures accelerator. This particular track focused on the home automation theme, and is being led in conjunction with American Family Insurance.
Up next for Sentri: another round of prototyping, a Beta test, and then we’ll be ready to ship the very first units of Sentri to our early adopter heroes. For more information about where Sentri goes from here, and how you can be involved, please request access to the Business Plan page of this profile!
Yen Tung, CEO
Yen Tung is a former HTC product manager specializing in mobile development. He is a graduate of USC and Columbia, where he concentrated on machine learning. Yen’s steady hand is at the helm of guiding Sentri’s vision and direction.
Wendy Qi, COO
Wendy Qi is a former strategist at Universal McCann with experience in analytics, market research, and content development and production. She is a graduate of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and frequently advises for startups. Wendy oversees general operations, strategy and marketing in developing and communicating our story and brand.
Ray Hsieh, Product Lead
Ray Hsieh is a former product manager at HTC, where he specialized in multimedia content platforms and content management solutions. Ray started his career at Acer, and is a graduate of National Taiwan University, the most prestigious university in Taiwan. Ray brings nearly a decade of software experience to Sentri, and is dedicated to bringing the most reliable solutions to our customers.
Rical Hsieh, Engineering Lead
Rical Hsieh is a former software engineer from Acer, who has extensive experience not only in developing hardware, but also in deploying software and hardware integrations. He has spent the last few years as an independent designer on a variety of hardware and software projects. Rical is leading the charge in integrating all of Sentri’s components and physical power into one elegant case. He manages all of our ODM/OEM relationships to ensure we can deliver Sentri on schedule and with the highest level of quality.
Hunter Luo, Design Advisor
Hunter Luo is a former design lead from Asus,where his portfolio has included the EeePad Transformer, the world’s first tablet-to-laptop solution, and the Asus Zenfone. He is a recipient of the iF design award and is regularly recognized as one of Taiwan’s most promising young designers. Hunter’s design eye helps guide and shape the look and feel of Sentri. He oversees all aspects of design from user experience on mobile/the web to industrial design.