Published On: Fri, Aug 11th, 2017

Ikea intelligent lightbulbs get HomeKit, Alexa and Google Home support

Ikea’s intelligent lighting complement has perceived an refurbish that creates a wireless heart concordant with Apple’s HomeKit, as good as with Amazon Alexa, and Google Home. This means if we have a heart and bulbs, we should be means to control them with your voice regulating any of those devices, as good as control them in Apple’s iOS Home app.

The refurbish also creates it probable to learn and supplement Ikea’s bulbs to Philips Hue’s HomeKit-compatible hub, that is maybe improved news for existent Philips Hue users who wish to be means to enhance their systems with swap options, 9to5Mac reports. Ikea skeleton to offer kaleidoscopic bulbs starting in October, too.

Hue’s entry-level all white bulbs sell for $15 in a U.S. right now, while Ikea’s are $18, so there’s not indeed a cost advantage to being means to buy Ikea’s connected bulbs for your Hue system. Still, it’s another option, and a leisure to brew and compare depending on your needs is never a bad thing.

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