Elgato Reveals ‘Eve’ HomeKit Compatible Sensors & Avea LED Smart Bulbs
Elgato, best known for their EyeTV and other video devices have entered the smart home market with a raft of new products.
The sensors will measure air quality, temperature, humidity, air pressure, energy and water consumption and more.
Elgato say the data will help home owners gain insights that help them improve their comfort.
In addition the Eve sensors will be compatible with Apple’s HomeKit framework, when it ships as part of iOS 8 this Autumn.
Elgato Eve – The soon to be launched range of Eve sensors gathers data on air quality, temperature, humidity, air pressure, energy and water consumption in your home, this data is then configured and displayed in Elgato’s Eve app. Users can gain insights that can help improve the comfort of their home, making their house a smarter place. Elgato Eve is the solution for a Smart Home. The Bluetooth Smart based Eve sensors will be previewed for the first time during IFA 2014.
I addition to Eve, Elgato have also launched ‘Avea’ which they described as a ‘dynamic mood lighting control system’. The LED bulbs are controlled by Bluetooth from your iOS device…
Elgato Avea – Elgato today introduces Avea, a smart LED bulb which can be controlled directly using iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth Smart technology. A single tap on one of the many enthralling lighting scenes in the accompanying app creates the perfect atmosphere for focused working, a romantic meal or relaxing after a hard day’s work. Setting up Avea is a breeze: Simply screw in the bulb then download and start the app from iTunes. Avea can be controlled directly using iPhone without a bridge.
Elgato Avea LED bulbs costs £39.95 and will be available soon from the Elgato online shop. Check out the video below.