An Apple HomeKit smart home relies on Bluetooth, and while that means low power and great battery life for wireless sensors, it can present range issues.
Now Eve has the launched the ‘Extend’ to bridge your HomeKit Bluetooth devices onto your Wi-Fi network…
Eve Extend connects directly to Eve accessories beyond the range of your iPhone or home hub, and makes them available across your Wi-Fi network. Now, no obstacle stands in the way, and no location is off-limits. Whether checking basement humidity levels or activating your garden sprinkler, every Eve accessory is within reach.
Eve say you can assign up to eight Eve accessories to one Eve Extend in order to reach every corner of your home.
- Power – USB (5 V, at least 500 mA)
- Wireless Connection – Wi-Fi (2.4 / 5 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n)
- Dimensions– 75 x 23 x 78 mm
The Eve Extender is available now from Amazon for around £45