Yes and no. Your smart phone can be used to adjust the temperature on your thermostat
but it can't be used as a remote temperature sensor for your thermostat.
The main deficiency that Rumy solves is that thermostats normally only sense
the temperature in the room where the thermostat is actually installed. In some homes
this can be acceptable, but in many homes this leads to suboptimal temperatures in the
rooms you actually inhabit, and potentially unnecessary heating and cooling in case
the rooms you commonly inhabit require less heating and cooling than
the room in which your thermostat is installed.
With Rumy, you can not only adjust your thermostat more conveniently than with
your phone, but Rumy will also act as the temperature sensor for your thermostat,
resulting in a more comfortable temperature wherever you are.
In addition to solving this deficiency, we've also found that Rumy is much more
convenient for adjusting the temperature than pulling out a smart phone, turning it on,
unlocking it, opening a thermostat app, and finally adjusting the temperature.
If you've owned a smart thermostat for a while, then perhaps you have already
noticed how inconvenient this can feel after the initial excitement wears off.
With a Rumy sitting on your bedside table or mounted on the wall next to your sofa,
we bet you won't be pulling out your phone to adjust the temperature anymore
unless you're actually away from home.
Don't take our word for it though - try Rumy yourself and if you don't love it
then send it back for a full refund.