IKEA could launch a new outlet of smart HomeKit
According to new rumors, the IKEA will build a new outlet smart compatible with HomeKit. The new device should be available in the fall.
The grip smart is one in the series TRÅDFRI already launched in 2017 and that for the moment includes bulbs smart, control unit and sensors of movement. Starting in October, IKEA could then launch his first smart compatible with HomeKit.
According to a photo unearthed from the portal Swedish Teknikveckan the ac smart should cost$ 10 and provide the capability to control on/off from a distance. Will also be available in a kit from the$ 15 with the remote control equipped with a magnetic coupling to the support wall. This remote control will be used to manage at a distance the grip, even without a smartphone.
It is, therefore, basic functions, that take advantage of HomeKit just to be able to turn on and off the outlet remotely.
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