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Topic: Smart Home

HomeKit Secure Video support rolls out for Anker eufyCam 2 [u]

03/17/2020, 09:03 am

Anker is now rolling out a firmware update to its eufyCam 2 security cameras bringing support for HomeKit Secure Video, after only starting with basic support for HomeKit after an update in January 2020.

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Unannounced Ecobee camera to support Apple HomeKit

02/28/2020, 02:02 pm

New FCC filings have revealed that Ecobee's as-of-yet unannounced smart camera will be equipped with support for Apple's HomeKit.

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Review: Netatmo Smart Indoor Camera pairs HomeKit Secure Video with AI facial recognition

02/26/2020, 03:02 pm

The Netatmo Indoor Camera isn't a new product, but what is new is a fresh firmware update that builds on its initial HomeKit support by adding HomeKit Secure Video support. We upgraded our cam to the latest firmware to test out the camera with all of its promised features.

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HomeKit support lands on Amazon's Eero mesh routers

02/26/2020, 12:02 pm

Eero's long-promised HomeKit update has finally arrived, making the Amazon-owned mesh router the first to support Apple's smart home platform.

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Arlo adds HomeKit support to Arlo Pro 3 smart home camera system

02/19/2020, 11:02 am

After releasing the Arlo Pro 3 at the end of 2019, Arlo is bringing HomeKit support to the popular smart home security camera through a free firmware update.

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Abode adds HomeKit support to Smart Security Kit

02/10/2020, 11:02 am

Abode has updated the Gateway in its Smart Security Kit with HomeKit support, bringing it in line with the Iota Security Kit to make it compatible with Apple's smart home platform.

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Review: Eve Water Guard isn't flashy but can put your mind at ease

02/06/2020, 02:02 pm

Eve Water Guard may not be the flashiest of HomeKit accessories, but anyone who had to deal with water damage knows the advantages of owning such a device.

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Philips Hue smart bulb allows hackers to attack your network

02/05/2020, 07:02 am

Owners of Philips Hue smart bulbs are being urged to check its firmware, after the publication of a vulnerability in how the accessories communicate with each other over Zigbee could allow an attacker to gain control over the whole home network.

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Review: Arlo Video Doorbell excels where it needs to but lacks HomeKit

02/04/2020, 03:02 pm

Arlo, known for its wire-free whole-home cameras, has finally released a video version of its smart doorbell. With the smart doorbell space becoming ever-more crowded, we wanted to see how the Arlo Video Doorbell stacks up.

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Review: Eve Energy continues a winning HomeKit formula

02/04/2020, 11:02 am

After being announced at CES 2020, the redesigned Eve Energy is now available. We've spent the last several days testing it out to see how it measures up.

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Inside all the new HomeKit products coming out in 2020

02/01/2020, 01:02 pm

We are barely kicking off 2020 and we already have more than 35 new HomeKit products waiting in the wings to launch at various points throughout the year -- some of which have already hit the market. Let's take a look at some of the best.

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Review: Vocolinc Flowerbud HomeKit-enabled humidifier works better as a diffuser

01/31/2020, 01:01 pm

The Vocolinc Flowerbud is the only HomeKit-enabled humidifier that also can act as a smart diffuser, though it does the latter much better than the former.

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Hands on: Philip Hue's new HomeKit-enabled smart lights for 2020

01/15/2020, 02:01 pm

At the 2020 CES, AppleInsider had a chance to try out all of the new Philips Hue HomeKit lights launching early 2020 including wall-mounted options, path lights, and more.

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CES post show: The best gear coming this year for Apple fans

01/14/2020, 03:01 pm

CES 2020 is now in the rearview mirror so we are quickly taking a moment to reflect back at our favorite devices that we tried out during the show that are sure to appeal to Apple fans.

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CES 2020: Hands on with August Wi-Fi Smart Lock with HomeKit

01/08/2020, 10:01 am

At the 2020 CES, August and Yale parent company Assa Abloy are debuting a large lineup of new HomeKit-enabled devices, including a new flagship August smart lock that addresses consumer's most frequent comments.

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Eve Systems launches first dedicated HomeKit Secure Video camera

01/07/2020, 12:01 pm

For CES 2020, Eve Systems is launching the world's first security camera that works exclusively with HomeKit Secure Video. Eve Cam is an elegant plug-and-play camera that offers simple setup, end-to-end encryption, and full support of Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature for storage footage.

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The best gear for Apple fans at Pepcom 2020

01/07/2020, 06:01 am

Pepcom brings new and exciting products across the spectrum, and there is a lot featured. We've pushed through the noise to find the best and most exciting products for Apple users being shown off. Here is the best of Pepcom at CES 2020.

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Ikea quietly adds HomeKit support to Fyrtur smart blinds

01/03/2020, 11:01 am

Following an unexpected release in the United States in October, The "Fyrtur" range of Ikea smart blinds are reportedly starting to gain support for HomeKit, enabling the window blinds to be automatically controlled by Apple's smart home platform.

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Review: Aqara HomeKit Starter Set is an easy way to begin your smart home

12/19/2019, 03:12 pm

Aqara's new HomeKit starter kit is a quick and simple way to automate lights, add a security system, and more, at an affordable price.

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Apple open-sources HomeKit Accessory Development Kit to spur adoption, grow new standard

12/19/2019, 12:12 am

Apple has published an open-source version of its HomeKit Accessory Development Kit, allowing more users to experiment with the development of HomeKit accessories. The release is designed to accelerate development of a new universal smart home standard created by a consortium of companies including Apple, Amazon, Google and the Zigbee Alliance.

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