FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading LED manufacturer Kobi Electric has appointed lighting industry veteran Terence Ndofor to be the company’s Director of Product Development and Engineering.
Ndofor, formerly the Technical Manager for LED lighting at Jasco Products, blends technical expertise in engineering with the vision to manage a product’s journey from concept to marketplace. He has been responsible for developing, planning, executing and managing large scale product roll outs and will lead testing and designing for Kobi’s new Smart Lighting products.
Kobi is developing a line of Smart Lighting called UR HOM that will be controlled through home automation platforms like Amazon Echo and Google Home. Currently, the platform is in the development phase, but the company plans to roll out the first products by the end of the year. Kobi has earned a reputation for designing, engineering, manufacturing and delivering the most sophisticated, cost effective LED bulbs and fixtures on the market for application in residential, healthcare, education, institutional, churches, hotels, hospitality and warehouses.
“We are continuing to strengthen our team and adding a high energy industry veteran like Mr. Ndofor is another step toward Kobi’s ultimate goal of being the most progressive lighting manufacturer in North America,” said Kobi Electric president Nick Peragine. “The development and roll out of UR HOM smart lighting products required one of the best minds in the industry, and we believe Mr. Ndofor has a unique ability to effectively manage complex technical projects while also maintaining an emphasis on the end-goal of customer satisfaction.”
Smart or automated home lighting systems have the potential to transform the user experience for homeowners. Utilizing innovative user interfaces with applications accessed through phones, tablets or an online portal, Kobi’s UR HOM system will allow the functionality to control the mood, settings, scenes and temperature of the light in a home while also reducing energy usage and costs. Kobi’s UR HOM lighting system will be engineered with seamless connectivity across multiple platforms that provides the communication functionality to fully recognized the lifestyle gains of an intelligent lighting system.
Kobi Electric is a U.S. based LED lighting manufacturer that designs, engineers, tests and stocks LED bulbs and fixtures at the company’s headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Kobi products are designed for many applications, including residential, healthcare, education, institutional, churches, hotels, hospitality and warehouses.