HomeKit

Netatmo launches updated HomeKit Smart Outdoor Camera, now has an integrated siren

Netatmo, which is most famous for its weather station – which now after many years, works with HomeKit. The French company has updated its outdoor smart floodlight camera with an integrated siren which can get very loud, up to 105db. The existing Smart Outdoor Camera has been out for a few years and is still on sale, while the new one is up for pre-order. Both cameras work with HomeKit, […]

Logitech launches new camera, with only support for HomeKit

From the outside a least, it seems Logitech and Apple have a good relationship for new products, with the iPad 6th generation in 2018, Apple added Apple Pencil support and at the same time, Logitech launched the Crayon which worked with the new iPad and the same thing for various keyboard covers and cases for new iPads over the years. The next one is the new Circle View Camera from […]

Hive’s smart home devices now support HomeKit

Hive which is a UK based company and part of British Gas, has been making its own smart home devices for a few years now and thanks to marketing from British Gas, it is popular here in the UK, it makes thermostats, plugs and lights, but until now Hive has not supported HomeKit. A lot of devices on the market support HomeKit now and finally, Hive does now too. However, […]

Select TVs from Sony’s 2020 lineup are getting HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support

Today, Sony has announced the pricing for its new line up LED and OLED TVs for 2020, which come with support for HomeKit an AirPlay 2. The Apple TV app will be coming soon, but no date is confirmed yet. Sony has six new TVs, ranging from 43-inches to 85-inches and also one new 86-inch model, with 4K HDR support which is over $4,000 in the US. TVs The Sony […]

Eero’s routers and mesh system now supports Apple HomeKit

At Apple’s WWDC last year, it announced a few additions to HomeKit, one was HomeKit Secure Video which utilises the power of the HomePod or Apple TV to analyse footage and stores videos in iCloud. This week, Netatmo announced support for this. The other, was HomeKit support for home routers which will automatically configure the firewall to help isolate smart home devices from your main LAN. This isn’t a new […]

Netatmo updates its Smart Indoor Camera to support HomeKit Secure Video

Apple announced HomeKit Secure Video for HomeKit camera last year at WWDC for a release with iOS 13, and support from camera manufacturers has been slowly rolling in and today, French company Netatmo, which is best known for its weather station has updated its indoor camera to now support Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video. The free update will roll out over the next few days, according to the company. Big news: […]

Eve debuts Eve Cam, which supports HomeKit Secure Video

Eve Systems has launched its first camera product this week at CES, called the Eve Cam which supports HomeKit and HomeKit Secure Video, which was introduced with iOS 13 at WWDC last June. Eve has said that the Eve Cam  “is the first camera designed exclusively for Apple HomeKit Secure Video. It was built from the ground up to protect your privacy.” Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video is a more secure way of […]

ADT launches new security cameras, which work with HomeKit under ‘Blue By ADT’

This week at CES, ADT have launched a trio of new smart home cameras, which work with HomeKit and Google Assistant. ADT purchased Lifesheild back in February last year which made them a ADT company which focused on home security systems and professional installation, now the company has rebranded as ‘Blue By ADT’ and while it still makes home security systems, it now makes outdoor and indoor cameras for smart […]

Netatmo launches new HomeKit smart lock which has NFC keys

Netatmo, which is better known for its weather station and rain and wind modules, has launched a new smart lock which is very different to most on the market. From the look of it it only works with HomeKit at the moment and it uses physical NFC keys, meaning you can recode the keys if one gets lost. Like other locks from August and KwikSet, the Netatmo Smart Door Lock […]

IKEA Smart Blinds now work with HomeKit

Ikea launched its range of smart blinds almost a year ago now in January 2019 and at the time, it was said that they would work with HomeKit, and up to last week they have not had support for Apple’s smart home platform. At the end of last week, it was reported that a new software update had begun rolling out to the FYRTUR range of blinds on sale from […]