Subjects: New products, services
Smart Home Innovation Flic Twist a Kickstarter Success
Flic Twist: The Wireless Dial for your Smart Home, is bound to become a reality as its Kickstarter was quickly funded. The project immediately raised its ask and well over 1500 people supported the project within its first hour. Flic twist is a controller that makes smart home features accessible for the whole family.
Announcing Flic Twist: A Wireless Dial for the Entire Family, with Matter Support.
Flic Twist is a combined smart button and dial that makes it easy to control every aspect of a smart home, even for tech-averse family members, children and guests. Flic Twist is packed with clever features that have never been seen before. Like Flic’s previous products, Flic Twist is wireless, can be placed anywhere in the home, and can be endlessly configured to suit any use case. Release Nov 2.
Flic 2 gets support for Samsung SmartThings
Flic 2 - the wireless smart button - adds another major smart home platform to its lineup of supported integrations. Flic users can now control Samsung SmartThings with their buttons - together with recently announced Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa.
Flic releases Hub SDK and Device Manager so anyone can make own Smart Button Solutions
Flic releases a Software Development Kit for the Flic Hub and a device management platform. Advanced users can now write their own code on the Flic Hub. At the same time, businesses can deploy and monitor large installations of Flic Hubs and Flic buttons remotely. The dual release marks the completion of all delivery promises in the successful Flic 2 Kickstarter campaign.
Alexa at the push of a button - Flic first external button to trigger Amazon Alexa.
Talking to voice assistants can be frustrating, slow, and inaccurate, especially for frequently used commands. What if you could push a button instead? Flic just made that a reality - a button for Alexa. The release makes Flic the only available push button that can activate Alexa actions.
Alexa at the push of a button - Flic Smart Button become the first external button to trigger Amazon Alexa.
Talking to voice assistants can be frustrating, slow, and inaccurate, especially for frequently used commands. What if you could push a button instead? Flic just made that a reality - a button for Alexa. Since Amazon discontinued the Echo Buttons last year, Flic is now the only available button to activate Alexa actions.
Flic now Certified for HomeKit
Stockholm/Copenhagen 2 December 2020 Shortcut Labs announces Apple HomeKit support for Flic 2, making the already smallest and fastest wireless push-buttons on the market also the most versatile smart buttons available.
Shortcut Labs invented the smart button Flic - Now they turn to profit and restructure the management.
The innovation-based company Shortcut Labs reports a continuously increasing turnover since 2016 and is now turning a profit for the first time. As the company enters a new phase, founder Joacim Westlund Prändel takes over the chairmanship, and Daniel Abdiu takes over as CEO.
Shortcut Labs uppfann den smarta knappen Flic - Nu vänder de till vinst och strukturerar om i ledningen.
Det innovationsbaserade företaget Shortcut Labs redovisar en kontinuerligt ökande omsättning sedan 2016 och vänder nu till vinst för första gången. I samband med att bolaget går in i en ny fas tar grundaren Joacim Westlund Prändel över ordförandeposten och Daniel Abdiu tillträder som VD.
Shortcut Labs, creator of Flic Smart Button releases the new Software Development Kits for Flic 2
Las Vegas, January 2020 - Shortcut Labs releases the new Software Development kits for Flic 2, making it possible to implement native support into any iOS and Android App on the market.
Kickstarter Success “Flic 2” shipped to backers with great reviews, gets released to retail
Stockholm, Sweden - Shortcut Labs, creators of Flic Smart Buttons, released the second generation of their popular smart button suit on Kickstarter last summer, and the campaign was a great success. Flic 2 is now shipped out and has received overwhelming praise from backers. Today, Shortcut Labs release two packages for retail.
Inventors of the original smart button release next-generation push button to 6k+ Kickstarter backers
Flic was the world's first Smart Button when released in 2014. Loved for its simplicity, over half a million Flic buttons have shipped. The second generation starts sending today, to over 6000 Kickstarter backers.
Shortcut Labs är Sveriges mest crowdfundade bolag. Nu kommer nästa version av Flic – deras ”Smarta Knapp” ut på marknaden.
Flic var världens första smarta knapp när den släpptes 2014. Det lilla Stockholmsbaserade bolaget Shortcut Labs har sedan dess tagit in över 25M kr i gräsrotsfinansiering på Kickstarter och Indiegogo, och skeppat mer än en halv miljon Flic-knappar. Nu kommer version två av den populära knappen ut till alla de som förbeställt.
Shortcut Labs closes third successful +$600k crowdfunding campaign
Swedish hardware start-up Shortcut Labs successfully closes their third crowdfunding campaign with more than $600 USD funded by pre-orders of the next generation Smart Button, Flic 2 and the Flic Hub Long range.
Shortcut labs reaches $50k crowdfunding goal within 30 minutes
This is the third time Shortcut Labs crowdfunds a product launch and just as many times they’ve delivered. This time the company reached its goal of $50 000 USD within 30 minutes from the start.
Shortcut Lab Launching Flic 2 and Flic Hub Long Range
Smart Button inventors Shortcut Labs survives as an independent hardware startup. A flexible and simple product offering that enabled B2B sales saved Flic and with 6 years of wisdom is now launching Flic 2, a come-back to consumer product that commands smart button leadership.
The rise of the Buttons
It’s easy to assume we’ve reached the summit of the way we interact with our tech. We’ve gone from simple switches, through to smart phones, then to voice assistants - as evolutionary journeys go, it would seem this journey has reached its peak.
But all is not as it seems. Voice is incredible and thanks to Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri it’s now used by billions of people. It’s incredible, bu
Five things we learned at CES 2019
What a start to 2019! For the fifth year running the Flic team went to CES, the global stage for innovation and the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.
Not only did we get to show hundreds of people what Flic is and open their eyes to the power of using a smart button, but we also got to see first hand some of the latest tech that’s set to
Flic and GitHub partner up to make life easier for programmers
Yesterday at GitHub Universe, Flic was featured on stage as part of a demonstration meant to showcase the flexibility of GitHub Actions which was announced on Day 1 of the GitHub Universe conference. Flic is a great example of an IOT solution that helps us extend our platform beyond just software.” Says Sam Lambert, Head of Platform at GitHub.
Level-Up Your Presentation Game
Picture the scene… you’ve spent days, maybe even weeks, preparing a presentation to be pitch perfect. You know you’ve got a killer slide deck and you’re ready to ‘wow’ your audience. But then disaster strikes and all your best-laid plans slip by the wayside.
It happens more often than you’d think: your tech doesn’t work properly, the audience is different to who you were expecting, or you’re si