Panasonic India Innovation Centre Launches Seekit, a Bluetooth(R) Based IoT Solution

  • Developed at Panasonic's India Innovation Centre, Seekit is a Bluetooth(R) based tracker that helps the user keep a track of their daily items that matter the most
  • Seekit comes with features such as Separation Indicator, Voice Alert, Bi-directional Tracking, Splash Proof design, Proximity Guidance, Last Seen Location and Crowd GPS

New Delhi, India - November 21, 2018 - Committed to building a connected ecosystem, Panasonic, a leading diversified technology company, today announced the launch of an IoT based utility product Panasonic Seekit. The newest product from Panasonic's India Innovation Centre, a portable and sleek Bluetooth(R) tracker empowers users to simply tag their valuables, connect to the Seekit smartphone app and find them without any hassle.

Seekit features a Separation Indicator, Proximity Guidance, Last Seen Location, Bi-directional Tracking, and Voice Alerts with High Alert Mode for tracking; Low Alert Mode to avoid unnecessary alerts. Harnessing the power of Bluetooth(R) 5 for best in class Bluetooth(R) connectivity, and better battery utilization, lasting for about 12 - 18 months without a charge depending on the variant and usage.

Seekit will be available in two variants, Seekit Edge and Seekit Loop, and is priced at INR 1599 and INR 1299 respectively. Developed at Panasonic's India Innovation Centre, Seekit will be available on various leading ecommerce platforms starting December 1st week.

Intelligent features & simple design

The Separation Indicator feature alerts the user as soon as the valuable is disconnected, reminding that the valuable is being left behind. These alerts can be customized in the user's own voice too, especially useful in case of multiple Seekit devices. With Bi-directional Tracking feature, not only does the Seekit help you find the tagged belongings but you can find your phone too by just double pressing the button on the tracker. Proximity Guidance would guide you towards your valuable. If you leave your phone behind, Seekit will Buzz and Glow reminding you to go get it.

If the Separation Alert is missed, you can just open your Seekit app and check the Last Seen Location of your disconnected valuable. In case of theft, the Seekit Community of app users can trace the valuable with the help of Crowd GPS technology. Just by pressing the button on Seekit thrice you can send an SOS Alert to 3 contacts with your GPS location. The Seekit device also comes with a Selfie Button, eliminating the struggle to find the perfect angle and click it.

The portable ergonomic design enabled with IP65 for protection from rains, fits seamlessly in the lives of the consumers.

Battery optimization & connectivity

Seekit comes with a best in class Bluetooth(R) 5 as the core technology that provides connectivity range up to 100 ft. linear distance under test conditions.

Bluetooth(R) 5 allows communication with a lower battery consumption, thus elongating the battery life and the fact that Seekit comes with a coin cell battery eliminates the hassle of daily charging.

Speaking at the launch, Mr Manish Sharma, President and CEO Panasonic India and South Asia said,
"We are largely focusing on both IoT and AI based solutions at our India Innovation Centre. The launch of Seekit is strategically aligned to our objective to create a smart and connected ecosystem. This is another step towards developing technologically advanced and convenient solutions for our consumers."

Mr. Manish Misra, Chief Innovation Officer, Panasonic India said, "India Innovation Centre is aligned to Panasonic's objective i.e., to develop transformative business solutions in the space of Internet of Things (IoT) that further aids in better living. Seekit is a result of extensive research of consumer behaviour, where the solution uses IoT to safeguard valuables through our smartphone app while harnessing the power of Bluetooth(R)."

To Know More visit: www.seekit.panasonic.com

Specifications

  • Edge
    Color: Black
    Bluetooth(R) version: BLE 5.0
    Size: 45mm
    Thickness: 3mm
    Weight: 7.7g
    Listed range: 100 ft*
    Loudness claimed: Upto 80 db*
    OS Compatibility: iOS & Android
    Water Resistance: IP 65
    Battery: CR2016
    Life: 18 months*

  • Loop
    Color: Black
    Bluetooth(R) version: BLE 5.0
    Size: 41mm x 32mm
    Thickness: 5mm
    Weight: 5.4g
    Listed range: 100 ft*
    Loudness claimed: Upto 80 db*
    OS Compatibility: iOS & Android
    Water Resistance: IP 65
    Battery: CR1632
    Life: 12 months*

* Under Test Conditions

Note
The Bluetooth(R) word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

About Panasonic India

Panasonic makes available in India & South Asia its wide range of consumer electronics, home appliances like LED & DVD players, Home Theatre Systems, Cameras, Camcorders, Car Audio Systems, Air Conditioners, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Automatic Cookers, Vacuum Cleaners and an extensive range of system products including communication like Phones, High Definition Videoconferencing, Professional Audio Video products like Broadcast Cameras, Projectors and Displays, Business Solutions including Printers, Whiteboards and Security solutions. The company currently has a workforce of about 13,000 in India & South Asia. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand in India, please visit http://panasonic.co.in

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