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Flair's Open Culture and API

Posted by Nishant Batsha on

How do you make a smart home even smarter? Give users the power to customize. We believe that openness is an essential part of our company. We decided early on to make the Flair API open so that users could create their own programs and integrations that work with our Smart Vents and Pucks. We firmly believe that our customers should be able to customize their hardware. I sat down with Co-founder and CEO Dan Myers and Senior Vice President of Software Ed Paget to talk about the possibilities of our Open API. “An Open API means that people can tailor their...

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Co-founder and CEO Dan Myers on Getting the Details Right

Posted by Nishant Batsha on

I recently had a chance to sit down with our Co-founder and CEO, Dan Myers. Dan has always been passionate about robotics, design, and electronics. Before he even graduated from high school, he built a twenty-foot-long solar-powered car and raced it from Texas to New York.

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Flair is Growing!

Posted by Dan Myers on

We are getting closer and closer to shipping our first mass-production batch of Pucks and Smart Vents. With production ramping up, we are excited to get the word out about Flair. To help with this, we brought on Nishant Batsha as Communications Director. We thought it would be great to let him introduce himself! —Dan Hi everyone! I'm Nishant Batsha. I'm excited to join the Flair team! I joined Flair after finishing my PhD in history at Columbia University. While I was in graduate school, I was able to travel the world as I wrote my dissertation. Before completing my...

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Supply Chain

Posted by Dan Myers on

We thought it would be interesting to do a deep dive on our supply chain and our supply chain building experience.  Many of our customers are technical and have some exposure to what a modern day supply chain looks like, but for those that don't, knowing how many steps it takes to get a smart vent into homes is pretty eye opening.    An abbreviated view of the smart vent supply chain (click to expand)     Vent Face Plates awaiting Powder Coating Metals  One of the first things that surprised us about manufacturing at scale is how each factory...

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Flair In the Beginning

Posted by Dan Myers on

In the last blog post, we told you about building smart vents and thermostats inclusively, affordably, and interoperably. The next thing to share is where we are and how we got here. In the Beginning Flair unofficially started in the polar vortex of early 2014. Dan was living in Chicago at the time and his upstairs was hot and downstairs was cold, a pretty common problem in most multi-floor buildings. To fix this, he was adjusting vents regularly, which helped make his place more comfortable, but got rather tedious day in and day out. There was an article in one of the local...

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