Leviton presents hub-free HomeKit in-wall dimmers, switches




Leviton’s Decora Good lineup of automated switches and dimmers promise a HomeKit-friendly lighting resolution – with no hub required, not like some competing lighting options.

With Leviton’s HomeKit-connected Decora Good merchandise, customers will be capable to management lighting via simple Siri instructions and Apple’s native Dwelling app in iOS. The three-product lineup consists of the next:

  • 1000W Common Dimmer (as much as 450W LED)
  • 600W Common Dimmer (as much as 300W LED)
  • 15A Common Rocker Change (as much as 600W LED)

Leviton says the trio of HomeKit gadgets are set to reach in April of 2017. Pricing has not but been solidified, however the equipment are anticipated to vary between $35 and $50.

Different in style HomeKit lighting strategies —notably Philips Hue bulbs and Lutron dimmers and switches— require extra to bridge these platforms to Apple’s HomeKit. Leviton’s merchandise provide a less complicated resolution, immediately connecting to HomeKit with out the necessity for a hub plugged into the consumer’s router.

Along with iOS integration, customers can fine-tune settings via Decora’s personal Good Dwelling app, together with superior choices and customizability. For instance, customers can devise specialised lighting schemes, set minimal and most brightness ranges, and even alter a dimmer’s fade price.

Leviton touts that the gadgets are engineered for an unlimited vary of lighting conditions, that means that even delicate, low-wattage sources will be managed with care. The in-wall rockers and dimmers have what Leviton calls the “Decora form-factor” – boasting vanishing LEDs and different design elements for a clear feel and appear.

Iphone 7, Iphone eight, iPad, Macbook