Apple has made browsing for HomeKit-enabled Home Automation accessories on their online store easier. They have also released a new video highlighting how you can control your home with the Home app build into iOS 10 on iPhone and iPad.
All products that support HomeKit, Apple’s Home Automation technology are now listed with an “Apple HomeKit” label. This indicates the product can be easily set up and controlled securely from the Home app built into iOS 10. All products have also been tested by Apple and use encryption to ensure the wireless connection is secure.
A new HomeKit-enabled camera has also been released for the first time in Australia. The D-Link Omna 180 HD Camera allows you view your home, even in darkness, wirelessly from your iPhone or iPad. It features HD recording, motion detection, night vision, and more. It is available from Apple online Australia for A$329.95.
A new video posted by Apple on their YouTube channel shows how you can control your home automatically with HomeKit and the Home App.
With the new Home App, you can control all of your HomeKit-enabled accessories from your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Apple TV. Set the scene with a single tap or Siri command. Quite simply, the Home App is an easy and secure way to automate your house.
You can browse and buy HomeKit Automation accessories at Apple online Australia including alarms and sensors, wireless lighting, cameras, and more.