Aqara expands its product portfolio with the introduction of the Smart Pet Feeder

NEW YORK–()–Aqara, a leading provider of smart home products, introduces its Smart Pet Feeder C1 which not only supports scheduled and remote feeding for cats and dogs, but also advanced features such as activation of voice control (Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri) and local automation. The pet feeder is now available at Aqara Amazon brand stores in North America (WE, Canada) and Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK), and by selection Aqara retailers worldwide.

Based on the Zigbee 3.0 protocol, the Smart Pet Feeder C1 enables users to extend connected home experiences to pet care. Scheduled feeding plans ensure timely distribution of pet food, and pet owners can also feed pets remotely on cell phones when out of town.1. Major voice assistants including Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri can be used by creating a pet feeding scene on Aqara Home1so that users can ask their favorite assistant to feed the pet from any corner of the house, which is especially useful for pet owners with reduced mobility.

The pet feeding experience is taken to the next level with the smart pet feeder’s ability to connect to other smart home devices, allowing users to integrate this pet feeder from company as part of their home automation via Aqara Home or IFTTT1. For example, the Pet Feeder can be connected to an Aqara indoor camera, and the camera will start recording when pet food is dispensed so owners can keep tabs on pet food consumption even when they’re not at home. the House. It is also possible to use a motion sensor to detect if the pet has approached the feeder after the food has been dispensed, otherwise the next scheduled feeding will occur and a push notification will be sent to the owner as a reminder. The possibilities are limitless, and Aqara’s growing portfolio of smart home devices allows pet owners to keep their pets accompanied and in the know.

The Pet Feeder C1 has a 4 liter food reservoir that holds approximately 1.7 kg (3.7 lbs) of typical pet food.2, and it is ideal for cats and small dogs. It preserves up to a month of food for a 4 kilogram cat3and its feed reservoir design allows for regular changing of the desiccant so pet food stays dry and fresh.

As well as being powered by a typical USB-A port4the Pet Feeder supports an optional D-type (LR20) battery as backup power5, so it can dispense pet food even when the electricity is off. Plus, power schedules are local, meaning pre-set schedules stay functional even if the internet connection or smart home hub goes down. Pet owners will have peace of mind knowing that their pet’s nutrition will not be compromised even in extreme conditions.

Additionally, the pet feeder allows users to track food consumption statistics and help create healthy feeding plans for their pets. Each type of pet food is different, and users can weigh a portion of the particular pet food and enter the gram value on the Aqara Home app, so they can track the weight of the food pet consumed daily in the device diary. Feeding plans can be easily created and adjusted based on the recommended grams of food for the animal.

To celebrate the launch, Aqara is now offering a 10% discount on the Pet Feeder C1 at its Amazon stores. North American customers will take advantage of the offer with promo code NAFC1PET in the WE and Canadawhile European customers will benefit by using promo code UKEUPFC1 in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Both codes can be combined with a coupon and will be valid until November 17, 2022.

For more details on the Pet Feeder C1, please visit our website.

  1. An Aqara hub based on Zigbee 3.0 is required.
  2. Actual weight will vary depending on the particular type of pet food.
  3. Based on a PetMD nutritional recommendation of 50 g/1.8 oz of food per day for a 4 kg cat.
  4. The adapter is not included.
  5. A type D battery lasts up to 2 months assuming one power supply per day.

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