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Topic: Smart Home

All the new HomeKit gear landing in 2019

01/14/2019, 05:01 pm

HomeKit adoption is quickly accelerating, with an unprecedented number of accessories slated to hit the market in 2019. AppleInsider walks you through the dozens of new devices poised to hit store shelves in the coming months.

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Exploring what you can, and can't do with HomeKit for TVs

01/13/2019, 09:01 am

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 will unlock a host of new functionality thanks to integration into many leading manufacturer's television sets, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG. AppleInsider examines what that will look like, and what you'll be able to do, when the features are available.

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Additional details emerge for first HomeKit doorbell from Robin Telecom

01/11/2019, 01:01 pm

AppleInsider has received new details regarding Robin Telecom's ProLine HomeKit-equipped doorbell, including the price point and a more detailed shipping schedule.

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Hands on with Brilliant's smart home controller and how HomeKit will integrate

01/11/2019, 11:01 am

Brilliant is one of the latest to integrate HomeKit into its smart home gear with the the company's touchscreen wall controller gaining support for Apple's smart home platform this spring. AppleInsider went hands-on ahead of the release to try it out and see what HomeKit will be able to do.

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Hands on with the Connected by August Yale Assure HomeKit smart lock

01/10/2019, 03:01 pm

AppleInsider goes hands on with a series of new locks by Yale, Emtek, and August including the world's first and only HomeKit lever lock.

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Hands on with Siri in the shower thanks to U by Moen

01/10/2019, 10:01 am

In 2018, Moen announced the U by Moen shower unit, promising HomeKit support down the line. That time has finally come and AppleInsider was on hand to see what it really was like to use Siri to control our shower.

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Hands on with Nanoleaf's hexagon HomeKit smart light panels

01/09/2019, 11:01 pm

Nanoleaf's next smart lightning solution is similar to the others -- a series of interconnected light panels that respond to touches, change color, and mount via adhesive -- but are now in the shape of hexagons.

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Hands on with the Netatmo HomeKit smart doorbell cam

01/09/2019, 02:01 pm

With an unveiling at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics show, Netatmo is angling to be the first HomeKit doorbell camera. AppleInsider took some time to try it out.

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Hands on with the Philips Hue lineup of outdoor lights & HomeKit outdoor motion sensors

01/09/2019, 06:01 am

The Philips Hue outdoor lineup just got a whole lot bigger. AppleInsider goes hands on with all the new outdoor fixures and lighting solutions, including the world's first outdoor HomeKit motion sensor.

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LaMetric Sky is new wall-mounted smart light that can give you data at a glance

01/08/2019, 12:01 pm

LaMetric has just announced a new smart light -- Sky -- that is similar to those already on the market but able to show a more stylish mosaic pattern as well as display metrics from a variety of different sources.

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Nanoleaf unveils new hexagon light panels at CES 2019

01/08/2019, 12:01 pm

Nanoleaf has just taken the wraps off their latest smart home lighting solution that brings a new shape to their popular LED panels.

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Hands-on with Eve Energy Strip & Eve Light Strip HomeKit-enabled accessories

01/07/2019, 07:01 pm

Eve Systems, a prominent manufacturer of connected home accessories, fleshed out the final details of its upcoming Eve Energy Strip and Eve Light Strip HomeKit devices at CES 2019. AppleInsider was on hand to take a closer look at the devices before they hit store shelves later this year.

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Honeywell debuts T9 and T10 Pro smart thermostats, lack HomeKit support

01/07/2019, 04:01 pm

During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Honeywell parent company Resideo has shown off two new smart thermostats -- the T9 and T10 Pro. While both add quite a few new features for users of the controlling app, they lack HomeKit support -- at least for now.

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Hands on with Lutron HomeKit Fan Controller

01/07/2019, 02:01 pm

Lutron is set to become the first manufacturer to get a HomeKit fan controller to market and while we were at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, AppleInsider went hands-on to test it out.

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Hands on with Arlo's Ultra 4K HDR HomeKit camera and security system

01/07/2019, 01:01 pm

AppleInsider is at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and we checked out all of Arlo's new gear including the impressive Arlo Ultra 4K HDR HomeKit-enabled camera and the new security system.

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Ring lineup grows with new peephole camera and series of smart lighting, still no HomeKit

01/07/2019, 12:01 pm

Amazon's Ring has continued to grow its offerings, introducing a new peephole camera as well as a variety of outdoor smart lights at CES 2019.

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Mighton Avia smart lock offers HomeKit control for multipoint locking doors

01/07/2019, 09:01 am

Mighton is helping home owners make more of their entryways part of their smart home network, by announcing the Avia as the first Apple HomeKit-compatible smart lock that can work with multipoint locking door systems.

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Arlo announces additional HomeKit support alongside new Ultra camera & security system

01/07/2019, 08:01 am

Arlo has a number of new announcements at CES 2019, including finally bringing HomeKit support to its lineup of Arlo Pro 2 cams and the new Ultra 4K HDR wireless camera.

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Netatmo debuts stylish HomeKit-enabled Smart Video Doorbell

01/07/2019, 01:01 am

In what is shaping up as a race to be the first HomeKit doorbell to market, Netatmo took its stab at the niche segment and debuted its new Smart Video Doorbell at CES 2019.

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Siri finally jumps into your shower with upcoming U by Moen showerhead update

01/06/2019, 08:01 pm

At the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Moen showed off an iOS-connected leak detector to save money and protect your home -- and announced that the U by Moen shower head finally will be receiving its long-awaited Siri and HomeKit update in early 2019.

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