Three devices “smart home” that support the platform Apple HomeKit




Products to create “smart” homes still suffered from compatibility issues, so that the owners of these households could go a lot of effort so that everything really started to work. Universal HomeKit of Apple aims to solve the main problem, forcing all devices to operate through the most popular gadgets on the market.


At the annual Consumer Electronics Show CES in Las Vegas just three companies announced devices compatible with Apple HomeKit. Company Schlage, a manufacturer of locks with 95 years of experience, has shown a “smart” lock Sense. It allows you to enter the house with a voice command Siri. If the iPhone’s battery is dead, you can use the touch screen keyboard on the lock or key usual.


iDevices introduced “smart” power outlet Switch, which is controlled via Wi-Fi. For it is possible to connect any household appliances, such as televisions, lamps, washing machines and computers. The device connects to your wireless home network via Wi-Fi. Due to this, using the application can monitor the operation of the device and to schedule it on and off.


Chamberlain presented MyQ Garage – shutter control system via Wi-Fi. It is able to advance open and close the gate, or controlled through voice commands Siri on the iPhone.


Platform HomeKit, implemented in iOS 8 combines home devices, allowing you to manage switches, climate control systems, door locks and garage doors. The technology provides a common protocol, creating secure vapor and the ability to easily manage individual or groups of devices in the home. Integration with Siri allows, for example, just say “Good morning” to certain rooms turned on the light, change the temperature setting and opened the garage door.

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