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New intelligent control centre

Bosch Smart Home Controller II – future-proof with maximum data security.

  • Networks Bosch Smart Home devices* as well as partner devices via the Zigbee protocol and over the home network.
  • Will enable the additional control of Bosch Smart Home devices via the smart home standard Matter in the future.
  • Stores all data locally per default and grants full control when using cloud partner services.
  • State-of-the-art encryption provides a high level of data security.
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Stuttgart – Smart, secure, and ready for Matter: the Bosch Smart Home Controller II is designed for the future of the smart home. As control unit of the Bosch Smart Home System, it bundles all central information, networks all devices, controls functions, scenarios and automations, and is already prepared for Matter, the international smart home standard.

The smart home, networked for the future

The Bosch Smart Home Controller II is prepared for the international connection standard Matter. This will enable the Bosch Smart Home Controller II to integrate current Bosch Smart Home devices into Matter-compatible systems in the future. The simplified interoperability of smart home devices from different manufacturers thus creates a future-proof and customer-friendly solution for all smart home users.

The Bosch Smart Home Controller II is not only the basis of the Bosch Smart Home System: it also forms the interface to the Bosch Smart Home App. All connected smart devices (e.g., voice services, automations or scenarios) can be controlled via the app, even when the user is on the move.

Per default, all data is stored locally. If users want to integrate cloud partner services, they can explicitly deactivate or activate remote access in the settings of the Bosch Smart Home app. State-of-the-art encryption of the communication between the controller and the app guarantees the security of the data, even when on the move.

In the event of an internet failure, on-site functionality is maintained because the Smart Home Controller II controls all Bosch Smart Home devices via its own local wireless network. Only remote access and partner connections are temporarily unavailable in this case.

As usual, users receive additional functions via regular free updates of the Bosch Smart Home Controller, thus continually making the Bosch Smart Home even smarter.

Further features

  • Powerful thanks to Dual-Core-Processor / 1.4 GHZ, 4 GB internal memory, 1 GB RAM
  • Ethernet RJ45 and USB-C-connection
  • Dimensions: 100 x 100 x 29 mm (W x H x D)
  • Flexible mounting is possible on a wall or positioned horizontally

Availability and price

  • From December 2022 in Germany.
  • From January 2023 in Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and the UK.
  • RRP €99.95 in Germany incl. 19% VAT.

Requirements

In order to use the Bosch Smart Home Controller II, as a requirement the Bosch Smart Home App must be installed.

*At present, the Bosch Smart Home Controller II can be used with Bosch Generation II Smart Home devices, as well as with the Bosch Smart Home Outdoor Siren, Motion Detector, Twinguard, Twist, Water Detector, and Plug Compact.

Users of the Bosch Smart Home Controller with first-generation devices can continue to rely on the reliable functionality of their system and regular software updates. If a switch to the Bosch Smart Home Controller II is however desired, a solution will soon be made available that will allow the use of all current devices.

Contact for Journalists

Robert Bosch Smart Home GmbH
Cammi Tran
cammi.tran@de.bosch.com

Robert Bosch Smart Home GmbH was incorporated as a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH. Headquartered in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, the company offers complete, intelligent consumer solutions for networked homes.

Bosch Smart Home simplifies home life by controlling routine tasks in the background. It offers greater comfort, security and energy efficiency.

More information is available at www.bosch-smarthome.com.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 402,600 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2021). The company generated sales of 78.7 billion euros in 2021. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral since the first quarter of 2020. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 128 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 76,100 associates in research and development, of which more than 38,000 are software engineers.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPress.

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