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Roost Smart Battery / Smart 9 V battery

Roost Smart Battery
Roost Smart Battery

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

The best solutions are simple solutions. Roost has developed a unique connected platform that delivers the ultimate in installation simplicity and the most affordable way for consumers to enter the smart home space. The Roost Smart Battery turns existing smoke alarms into connected smart devices, by retrofitting them with a connected 9 V battery. Download the Roost app, connect to your home WiFi and change a 9 V battery, to immediately receive emergency alerts on your mobile device. More than 350 million homes have smoke alarms in the US and over 20% of those have non-working smoke alarms due to missing or dead batteries. Roost solves this.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practicability, Execution, Safety

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry, Public Sector / Government, Other target groups:: Anyone with a Smoke Alarm

  • TARGET REGIONS North America

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months


Client / Manufacturer

Roost Inc.

Roost Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA, United States


Box Clever

Box Clever
San Francisco, CA, United States

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