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Apple HomeKit Products

Apple HomeKit Products – Apple is trying to streamline home automation.

Apple HomeKit Products – In other words: Apple wants to make it easier for smart accessories – like Philips Hue lights, Wink lights, and other smart speakers, thermostats, detectors, plugs, blinds, locks, sensors, etc – to communicate, and for you to connect and manage all the smart accessories in your home, even if they’re from various manufacturers. HomeKit is basically Apple’s framework for home automation.  Apple HomeKit Products

HomeKit is not a single control application but is instead a hardware certification platform and database system that allows developers to create hardware and to integrate that hardware with iOS to provide for easy discovery, configuration, management, and communication between a wide variety of smarthome products like locks, lights, security equipment, and other home automation products.  Apple HomeKit Products

Any manufacturer can implement HomeKit technology into their smart accessories. It was first announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. The name is a combination of “home” for home automation and “kit” for software developer kit. HomeKit-enabled smart accessories are secure, easy to use, and work with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and HomePod.  The following is a list of items compatible with Apple HomeKit and pricing available on the Apple website.  Read about all the products below:

Philips Hue White Starter Kit A19 E26

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The Philips Hue White Starter Kit lets you create a customized lighting environment in your home from virtually anywhere. Control your Hue white system wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, or iPhone touch. Simply download the Philips Hue app to start creating unique light settings that match your activity or mood. This starter kit contains two Hue light bulbs and the Hue bridge.

Connect the Hue bridge to your Wi-Fi and control up to 50 Hue bulbs simultaneously via the Hue app on your Apple iOS device. Hue light bulbs use five times less power than traditional halogen lights, making them an eco-friendly option.

Smart control

Control your lights via the Philips Hue app, or add switches to your system to activate your lights. Set timers, notifications, alarms and more for the full Philips Hue experience. Experience smooth dimming with no need for wires, an electrician or installation.

Automated light schedules

Using the timer function in the Hue app, Philips Hue can make it seem like you’re home when you’re not by switching lights on and off automatically. You can even set rooms to light up at different times.

Philips Hue White Starter Kit A19 E26

Philips Hue White Starter Kit A19 E26 Image

The Philips Hue White Starter Kit lets you create a customized lighting environment in your home from virtually anywhere. Control your Hue white system wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, or iPhone touch. Simply download the Philips Hue app to start creating unique light settings that match your activity or mood. This starter kit contains two Hue light bulbs and the Hue bridge.

Connect the Hue bridge to your Wi-Fi and control up to 50 Hue bulbs simultaneously via the Hue app on your Apple iOS device. Hue light bulbs use five times less power than traditional halogen lights, making them an eco-friendly option.

Smart control

Control your lights via the Philips Hue app, or add switches to your system to activate your lights. Set timers, notifications, alarms and more for the full Philips Hue experience. Experience smooth dimming with no need for wires, an electrician or installation.

Automated light schedules

Using the timer function in the Hue app, Philips Hue can make it seem like you’re home when you’re not by switching lights on and off automatically. You can even set rooms to light up at different times.