This has been an exciting week at DADO Labs! Many of our team members got to have fresh smoked turkey from their Char-Broil Simple Smokers; we were invited to present at the IoT Evolution Conference in Fort Lauderdale; and OUR FIRST DADO PRODUCTS HIT THE MARKET! Just in time for Thanksgiving, Char-Broil launched its SmartChef™ line of connected products—powered by DADO Labs. Char-Broil launched its Simple Smoker ($299) and Digital Electric Smoker ($399) with the Char-Broil app and SmartChef technology—lovingly known around here as the DADO Platform. The best part […]

Smarter Cookouts With IoT-Enabled Grills

Cookouts have been a hallmark of summer for ages. There couldn’t be a more perfect combination of food, drink, and friends. But if you’re hosting, you know all too well the feeling of being stuck behind the grill while your guests live it up. It’s time to join the party. Barbeques may be timeless, but the technology behind them is not. Over the last few years, manufacturers have been trying to automate the work behind outdoor cooking so the host can spend more time with […]

DADO & Partners Take Home Top Awards at Home Electronics Shows

As if seeing our vision of further connecting consumers to their ‘things’ come to life earlier this year wasn’t enough, we’re honored to share that we’ve kicked off the Spring of 2015 by accepting three awards with our partners SABER and Behmor at two leading home shows. At the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo, the DADO Platform helped SABER Grills (Char-Broil, LLC) introduce its new EDGE grill to the world with Vesta Awards for both ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Best Gas Barbecue’. Simultaneously, at the […]

Watch What You Missed at CES

CES may be over but the energy isn’t. CES was DADO’s coming out party. We announced our first IoT partnerships with Behmor, Char-Broil and SABER, showcased the first DADO-driven appliances from these three partners, and announced fourteen winners who will be some of the first to experience smart appliances by DADO first hand later this spring. If you weren’t able to attend our CES event at the Inspire Theatre, you’re in luck. Click the links below to watch our entire presentation broken up into three […]

SABER, Char-Broil and DADO Make Outdoor Cooking Smarter at CES

Today, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the DADO team, along with representatives from Char-Broil and SABER Grills, will unveil new grills and smokers powered by the DADO Platform. SABER’s EDGE grill is a smart, high-performance, contemporary barbecue made of 304 stainless steel. The grill features two burners, an all-infrared cooking system that has a wide temperature range and uses 30% less gas than traditional gas grills, a 340 sq. in. cooking surface, 304 stainless steel grates, and push button electronic ignition at […]

DADO Partners With Char-Broil For Better Outdoor Cooking in 2015

We think everyone should be able to experience the Internet of Things. Now, DADO and Char-Broil is helping make that happen. We’re thrilled to be partnering with Char-Broil, the leading manufacturer of gas grills and smokers in the United States, who will introduce a series of smart products within its Char-Broil and SABER lines in 2015. Our DADO Platform will enable outdoor cooking enthusiasts to easily control connected appliances with our free mobile app that monitors multiple functions during the cooking process via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. […]

Tater Tot, DADO Labs & the DADO Platform

Today marks the beginning of a new era for Tater Tot Designs. For those of you who have followed our journey over the past few years — thank you. Today, we’re proud to announce the launch of, what has been, a long time in the making — the DADO platform. You can now call us DADO Labs (new and improved website to come). What? What? Let us explain. Your everyday home appliances are about to get a lot smarter. What is the DADO platform? It’s […]

PDX Tech Meetup

Last week, we had the chance to cook some hot dogs and demonstrate DADO to a packed house at the PDX Tech Meetup.  But before we get too far ahead of ourselves, we’d like to thank @Thubten and @Phillipi for organizing a terrific event and bringing together some pretty incredible examples of what’s going on in Portland, such as: Focus Designs – Self-Balancing Unicycle presented by Shelby Miller My Echo App presented by Scott Hanselman The Portland Shower presented by Sarah Shannon The Works Electric Rover presented by Brad […]

DADO is for Everyone

At Tater Tot Designs, we think the Internet of Things (Iot) should be for everyone – and every brand. That’s why we created DADO.  DADO helps brands connect their products to the IoT through a light-weight, subscription based Platform as a Service (PaaS).  Simply put, DADO places IoT technology into products and collects user and usage data, which allows you to manage it through the cloud. We configure the DADO PaaS for our clients’ brand.  DADO has four main components: 1) Hardware module that collects usage […]

This is DADO

DADO is a lightweight Internet of Things (IoT) platform that allows our partners to quickly implement and deploy IoT technologies into their existing product lines – without the time and costs associated with building an IoT solution from scratch. DADO’s white-label Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering turns top-tier brands into IoT forerunners, and allows early IoT consumers to buy the top-tier brands that they know and trust DADO is in its second generation.  It is being integrated into consumer electronics where it will allow […]