Frequently Asked Questions
What makes LaMetric SKY the most versatile product on the smart lighting market and what differs it from other smart lighting products?

LaMetric SKY can be fairly considered as the most versatile smart lighting product ever created. The SKY’s versatility lies in the ability to create incredible artistic shapes, add meaning to your wall with people, animals or other Tangram shapes and show essential information. Moreover, thirty-two (32) independent colorful, stained-glass inspired triangles in every surface make SKY eye-catching piece of art with rich and dynamic visual effects mixed from 16 million colors. On a separate note, the unique possibility to assemble surfaces touching each other in one point only, massively increases the number of possible shape combinations and makes them more elegant and sophisticated. All of these open before possessor infinite possibilities to be unique, emphasize individuality, set the mood and stay in the know.

What is the advantage of being an early adopter?

First of all, you will be the first who will have the opportunity to enjoy the most versatile smart lighting product ever created. Also, the first batch is very limited in quantity and later on, the product will be available for a higher price.

Is the pre-order campaign limited in quantity?

Yes, the number of pre-orders is limited, therefore, we suggest to pre-order asap in order to save your funds and be the first who will have the opportunity to experience and enjoy LaMetric SKY.

What is the difference between the sets SKY 4, SKY 6, SKY 8 and SKY 16?

The only difference is in the number of light surfaces. Different sets have a different number of surfaces inside the box, for example, SKY 4 has 4 surfaces, SKY 6 has 6 surfaces, SKY 8 has 8 surfaces and SKY has 16 surfaces accordingly.

What shape the light surfaces have?

Light surfaces have the shape of a right-angled triangle.

How many shapes you can assemble from 4, 6, 8 and 16 triangles?

You can assemble around 55, 45, 45 and 30 shapes accordingly. However, you can create more DIY shapes assembled your own way.

Can I assemble my own shape, not shown in the shape catalogue?

Yes, you can assemble the shapes which have a technical ability to be assembled.

How many colors SKY can light up?

LaMetric SKY can light up in 16.4 mln colors.

How many light effects SKY can show?

Out of the box, LaMetric SKY can show 4 light effects(which don’t require a setup via the application), called seasons of the year(spring, summer, autumn, winter) and, after adding into the mobile app, natural phenomenons effects like rain, rainbow, ufo, ripples and fireworks. The number of light effects, available inside the app, will be growing with future developments.

How many independent color-zones are in one light surface?

Each light surface consists of 32 colorful triangles, each small triangle could have different colour as it lighting up independently.

Can I draw in the application what colors should display each surface?

It will be possible with future software updates, however, won’t work in the first product release.

What are the dimensions of the light surface?

The triangle light surface has the following dimensions 20 x 20 x 28 cm(7,87 x 7,87 x 11,02 in). The distance from the wall, when the light surface is attached to it is 2,54 cm(1 in).

What area of a wall I can decorate with the particular SKY set?

You can assemble for example a “fish” shape from 4 surfaces, which has the following dimensions: 42 x 56 см(16,54 x 22,05 in); “space ship” from 6 surfaces - 66 x 42 см(25,98 x 16,54 in); “bird” from 8 surfaces - 60 x 60 см(23,62 x 23,62 in); “tangram people” shape from 16 surfaces - 98 x 99 см(38,58 x 38,98 in) and big informative screen from 16 surfaces - 112 x 28 см(44,1 x 11,02 in) accodingly. You can also assemble a range of other beautiful shapes and check their dimensions in shape catalogue.

How can triangles be assembled?

The triangles can be assembled in the following ways: side to side, corner to corner, half side to half side and corner to side. Using the method of assembling surfaces that touch each other in one point only, you will be able to decorate a much bigger area of the wall with fewer surfaces.

How should I attach the surfaces to the wall?

You can stick the surfaces to the wall using the adhesive tape, which is included in the giftbox. For more secure installation, you can use a screw mount(screws are not included in the giftbox).

What should I do if I’d like to change the shape or put it on another wall?

The SKY set includes only one set of adhesive tape, so you can stick the surfaces only once, however, if you’d like to change the shape or location of the surfaces, you can buy an additional set of adhesive tapes, for example, on Amazon.

Is it also possible to control the brightness of the light?

Yes, the brightness can be manually configured via the official LaMetric SKY application. Also, if you have LaMetric Time paired with your SKY, the brightness will be configured automatically, depending on the light conditions in the room.

What is the maximum amount of triangles that you can assemble together?

At the moment the system will work with a maximum of 16 surfaces so you can build any of tangram figures or big smart clock/display with this amount.

Is it possible to assemble shapes with more than 16 light surfaces?

At the moment, you can assemble the shapes only with up to 16 light surfaces, however, you can buy a couple of independent sets with 16 light surfaces and build what you have in mind. Just to give you an idea, you can assemble two or more Tangram people or other meaningful scenes in your room.

How many triangles do I need to build a Tangram shape?

You would need 16 triangles in order to build a Tangram shape like people or animals.

How many triangles do I need to build an informative screen and show my follower count?

You need 16 surfaces in order to display this information. It will be 8х32 screen, capable to show icon and 5 digits at once, bigger figures - abbreviated.

What apps can I run on a big informative screen?

You can run different apps like clock, weather, social media counters, custom text with 25k pictograms, day name, week number, date or create your own app to show financial or any other data from your own systems. The screen from 16 panels has 8х32 resolution, capable to show icon and 5 symbols at once, more digits - abbreviated, more text - with scrolling.

Do the light surfaces from different sets work with each other?

Yes, you can easily assemble in one shape light surfaces from different sets.

How to set up my LaMetric SKY?

The setup process is pretty simple. Once you decide on a design, mount it on the wall. Clean the surface thoroughly using rubbing alcohol or water and let it dry. Attach every cable splitter on the wall using double-sided tapes(when placing cable splitter on the wall, press and hold for 30 seconds). Connect cable splitters with cables. While connecting, run the cables through the holders located on the corners and sides of a cable splitter. Cover up cable splitters with light surfaces and then plug the SKY in, so you can enjoy four seasons SKY effects.

For more possibilities, you need to download the official LaMetric SKY app from the App Store or Play Market, connect to Wi-Fi and set it up. During the process, Sky will display color-code which you need to scan with your smartphone to recognize individual triangles and assembled shape. Then you can unlock natural phenomenons visual effects or informative apps, configure them, change brightness and control LaMetric SKY with your smartphone, via voice assistants, or with LaMetric TIME.

What possibilities I'll have if I download the official LaMetric SKY mobile app?

Downloading the official iPhone or Android LaMetric SKY app allows you to enjoy the bigger number of light effects, configure the effects, change the brightness and control LaMetric SKY with your smartphone, via voice assistants or with LaMetric TIME.

How can I control the SKY?

You can turn on/off SKY or change the light effects easily, using touch, official SKY mobile application on your phone, your voice(via Siri, Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa) or pushing a single button on LaMetric TIME.

How does the touch control works?

Just tap once on LaMetric SKY to change the light effects. Tap twice to turn on/off the surfaces.

Can I voice-control SKY?

Sure, Sky will support Siri, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

What is the power consumption for SKY?

Each surface consumes 3 Watt of energy.

Will I be able to purchase the additional number(not a regular set) of light surfaces?

Yes, we are working to make this option available in the future.

Can I cancel my pre-order after applying for it?

No, it’s not possible since the funds for pre-orders will be used for manufacturing.

Which countries do you ship to?

The pre-order campaign of the first batch is limited for US, EU and Switzerland сustomers. The worldwide shipping will be available in 2020.

Does the buying price for pre-orders includes the Import tax?

Yes, the buying price for the orders from Europe includes the Import Tax.

Does the buying price for pre-orders includes VAT?

Yes, the buying price for the orders from Europe includes the VAT.

When the pre-orders will be shipped out?

The delivery of pre-orders is planned for this Winter.

Does LaMetric SKY have API for developers?

At the moment, it doesn’t, however, we are working on adding this ability in the future.

Will LaMetric SKY support more apps?

Sure, we plan to make more apps available for SKY in the future.

Is it possible pre-order LaMetric SKY from the UK?

The first batch planned to include the EU and US plug, therefore, the pre-order campaign is planned to be delivered only to customers from the US, EU and Switzerland. However, based on a countless number of requests from the UK, we have opened the possibility for UK customers to apply for LaMetric SKY with EU plug. It can be done via our EU store.

Will SKY informative screen have the same possibilities as LaMetric Time?

The screen from 16 panels has 8х32 resolution, capable to show icon and 5 symbols at once, more digits - abbreviated, more text - with scrolling, while Time has 8x37 resolution. However, you can still run different apps like clock, weather, social media counters, custom text with 25k pictograms, day name, week number, date or create your own app to show financial or other data from your own systems. Also, we plan to make more apps available for SKY in the future.

 

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