Meet Remo, the Universal Smart Controller for Room ACs

Nature Remo transforms any window-mounted or through-the-wall air conditioner into a smart air conditioner. You can remotely turn on via smart phone, pre-set different temperatures for different times, or set the unit to automatically turn off based on the motion sensor.

 

What Can Remo Do?

Remo mobile app tracks your geo-location allowing us to automatically turn on your AC before you get home, and turn off your AC when nobody is present in a particular room. Remo's location awareness allows you to arrive at a cool home and at the same time you get to avoid cooling empty rooms.

 

Works with any AC

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AC Compatibility & Remote Database

Remo works with AC brands from all over the world, including those popular in North American, Europe, Japan, and other countries.

Compatible with any AC

Remo currently supports any AC with a IR remote control. 

 

No Wires, No Screws, and Pre-programmed for your AC

Start using Remo just by connecting to home WiFi. No wires, no screws, and its pre-programmed to communicate with existing ACs.

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How it Works

Remo uses infrared commands to communicate with existing ACs.

 

What Inspires Nature to Create Remo

Nature develops solutions to create harmony between people and nature. Nature's current focus is improving residential energy management with intelligent AC control and peak energy management. 

A century ago, the Industrial Revolution radically changed the way humans interact with the earth. As the world economy grows, we are approaching the limits of natural systems to accommodate our needs. At Nature, we believe that we can deliver superior services to society and reduce stress on the environment simultaneously. In other words, we make products that improve people's lives AND the world that they live in.

 

Who We Are

Founding Members

Haruumi Shiode / Founder and CEO

Haruumi holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to HBS, Haruumi worked for Mitsui & Co., investing in Silicon Valley start-up and large scale, international power plants. Haruumi also earned his Masters in Computer Science at KTH in Sweden, and his Bachelors in Electronics in Japan. He developed his first computer program, similar to Space Invader, in 7th grade.

Mash Ohtsuka / Founder and CTO

Mash independently developed “IRKit”, an open source smart IR controller which sold nearly 10,000 units. Prior to IRKit, Mash worked for Panasonic, and designed & developed a number of successful web services at Kayac (web service producer in Japan), including “Koebu”, “lobi”, “wonderful”, and “jsdo.it”. Mash earned his Bachelors in Computer Science in Japan.

 

Advisor: Shikhar Ghosh

Shikhar Ghosh has been a successful entrepreneur for the last 20 years and is now senior lecturer in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at the Harvard Business School. He was selected by BusinessWeek as one of the best Entrepreneurs in the US, Forbes as one of the ‘Masters of the Internet Universe’ and Fortune as the CEO of one of the 10 most innovative companies in the US.