Business Wire

Aqara Enriches Product Portfolio with Introduction of Smart Pet Feeder


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

Built upon the Zigbee 3.0 protocol, the Smart Pet Feeder C1 enables users to extend the connected home experiences to pet care. Scheduled feeding plans guarantee the timely dispensing of pet food, and alternatively pet owners can feed the pets remotely on the mobile phones when they’re out of town1. Major voice assistants including Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri can be used by creating a pet feeding scene on Aqara Home1, so users can ask their favorite assistant to feed the pet from any corner at home, which is particularly helpful for pet owners with limited mobility.

Pet feeding experience is raised to the next level thanks to the smart pet feeder’s ability to connect with other smart home devices, which allows users to integrate this pet feeder as part of their home automation via Aqara Home or IFTTT1. For example, the Pet Feeder can be connected with an Aqara indoor camera, and the camera will start recording when pet food is dispensed so that owners keep an eye on the pet food consumption even when they’re not home. It’s also possible to use a motion sensor to detect whether the pet has approached the feeder after the food is dispensed, if not the next scheduled feeding will be held and a push notification will be sent to the owner as a reminder. The possibilities are unlimited, and Aqara’s expanding portfolio of smart home devices makes it easier for pet owners to keep their pets accompanied and stay in-the-know.

The Pet Feeder C1 has a 4-liter food tank which incorporates around 1.7 kilograms (3.7 pounds) of typical pet food2, and it is ideal for cats and smaller dogs. It keeps up to one month of pet food for a 4-kilogram cat3, and its food tank design allows the regular change of desiccant so that pet food stays dry and fresh.

Apart from being powered by a typical USB-A port4, the Pet Feeder supports an optional D-type (LR20) battery as a power backup5, so it can dispense pet food even when the electricity is cut off. Moreover, the feeding schedules are local, which means that preset schedules remain functional regardless that the Internet connection or the smart home hub goes down. Pet owners will have the peace of mind knowing that pet feeding won’t be compromised even in extreme conditions.

Moreover, the pet feeder allows users to track the food consumption statistics and to help create healthy feeding plans for their pets. Each kind of pet food is different, and users can weigh one portion of the particular pet food and input the value in grams on the Aqara Home app, so that they can keep track of the weight of consumed pet food daily in the device log. Feeding plans can be created and adjusted easily based on the recommended grams of food for the pet.

In celebration of the launch, Aqara now offers a 10% discount for the Pet Feeder C1 on its Amazon stores. North American customers will enjoy the offer with the promo code NAFC1PET in the US and Canada, while European customers will enjoy it using the promo code UKEUPFC1 in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Both codes can be combined with coupon, and will be valid through November 17, 2022.

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

  1. A Zigbee 3.0-based Aqara hub is required.
  2. The actual weight varies depending on the particular type of pet food.
  3. Based on a PetMD nutrition recommendation of 50g/1.8oz of food per day for a 4-kilogram cat.
  4. The adaptor is not included.
  5. A D-type battery lasts up to 2 months under the assumption of one feeding per day.

To view this piece of content from, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

For Media Inquiry:

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Limited Libations, Innovative Blending, Escapism Elixirs and More are Shaping the Way That Consumers Drink in 2024, Based on the Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report4.12.2023 16:40:00 CET | Press release

Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held international spirits company, releases its fifth annual Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report, anticipating the key trends that will redefine cocktail culture and the spirits business in 2024. The report, created in collaboration with strategic foresight consultancy, The Future Laboratory (TFL), draws on insights from Bacardi-led and external research, interviews with bartenders and insights from The Future Laboratory to share the themes that are transforming flavor preferences, drink formats, and cocktail experiences in the coming year. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Find out what's in store for 2024 with the Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report. (Graphic: Business Wire) “As 2024 arrives, people are looking to settle into the unsettled – welcoming tastes of optimism into our reality. In this landscape, people are reshaping cocktail culture, infusing it

Visa and Oxfam America to Explore Expanding Anticipatory Action Program to Bring Pre-Disaster Financial Support to the Philippines, Kenya, Colombia, and Puerto Rico4.12.2023 15:00:00 CET | Press release

During the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), Visa (NYSE: V), a global leader in digital payments, and Oxfam America, a part of the global Oxfam organization fighting inequality to end poverty and injustice, announced intent to collaborate to scale Oxfam’s Building Resilient, Adaptive and Disaster-Ready Communities (B-READY) project to deliver real-time streamlined money movement and relief payments to individuals and businesses in the Philippines, Kenya, Colombia, and Puerto Rico. B-READY unites parametric forecasting with community inputs to provide humanitarian assistance to individuals, communities, and businesses before a disaster strikes. Visa and Oxfam America intend to scale B-READY to create a mobile-based payment solution infrastructure to digitize humanitarian payments to help families, individuals, and small businesses protect themselves and their assets before a disaster. Combining data-driven insights from Visa with Oxfam’s record of disaster relief an

QPS Holdings, LLC Expands Operations in Springfield, Missouri4.12.2023 14:30:00 CET | Press release

QPS Holdings, LLC, a global contract research organization has expanded operations in Springfield, Missouri. The new facilities include a clinical (safety) laboratory, an updated self-contained pharmacy, and a new dedicated space to build and ship clinical trial kits. The 2,750-square-foot facility is fully operational as of the fall of 2023 and will give QPS significant flexibility in clinical research study operations. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: QPS Missouri is a division of QPS Holdings, LLC, a global Contract Research Organization. QPS Missouri conducts Phase I-IV clinical trials in Springfield, Missouri, and has recently added a new safety laboratory, updated pharmacy, and clinical trial kit production facility. (Photo: Business Wire) The state-of-the art laboratory is equipped with the most up-to-date technologies for Chemistry, Urinalysis, Serology, Coagulation, and Hematology test

Merck Strengthens Oncology Portfolio Through Commercialization Agreement With Abbisko for Phase III Asset, Pimicotinib4.12.2023 14:00:00 CET | Press release

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced a license agreement with Abbisko Therapeutics Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China, for pimicotinib (ABSK021), which is currently being evaluated in a Phase III study for the treatment of tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT). TGCT is a benign tumor of the joints that can cause swelling, pain, stiffness, and limited mobility of the affected joints. Treatment options for this disease, which can seriously affect patients’ quality of life, are very limited. The agreement grants Merck a license to commercialize pimicotinib in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, with an option for rest of world. “We have the opportunity through our partnership with Abbisko to deliver a first-in-class treatment for a critically underserved patient population in China and potentially beyond,” said Andrew Paterson, Chief Marketing Officer for the Healthcare business sector of Merck. “Pimicotinib provides an opportunity to address a significant unmet

‘AlignMiracle’ Makes Waves in the World of Direct Clear Aligner, Featured in the Prestigious International Clinical Journal, JCO4.12.2023 14:00:00 CET | Press release

ODS Co., Ltd., a leading provider of Direct Clear Aligner (also known as “Direct Print Aligner”), today announced the publication of treatment cases using direct clear aligners in the October 2023 issue of the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (JCO), one of the most respected publications in the field of orthodontics. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ‘Orthodontic Treatments Using Directly 3D-Printed Clear Aligners’ published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics on October 2023 (Graphic: Business Wire) The Direct Clear Aligner is an orthodontic solution that designs the aligners directly on each step of setup model on the computer and prints them directly with clear resin on the 3D printer, eliminating the need for an intermediate printed teeth model involving thermoforming the sheets and trimming. Founded in 1967, JCO is an esteemed international academic journal with a rich history of over f