You most likely management sensible lights round your property with the inventory Apple Dwelling app and Siri. However the brand new app HomeLights for HomeKit is a tailored option to carry even simpler management of lighting.
One of many high options of the app is its unified management system. You’ll be able to management the brightness, colour, and temperature of each bulb in a single room directly. That’s not doable with the Dwelling app.
One other nice function is sensible room detection. Tapping Bluetooth, the app will pinpoint your location and convey up the distant for that particular room.
And there’s no have to open up the app to manage lights. The house display screen widget will show your present room utilizing the Sensible Room Detection function. There are additionally a lot of lock display screen widgets to select from.
When away out of your iPhone or iPad, you can even entry HomeLights on the Apple Watch. Faucet the display screen or use the Digital Crown to regulate the brightness of a room.
The app additionally affords a lot of methods to construct Shortcuts. That means that you can incorporate totally different actions from the app into your lighting automations. For instance, you should use “Get present room” motion to construct a location conscious shortcut. To take full benefit of the situation consciousness, simply use the app’s “AirPlay to nearest speaker” shortcut.
HomeLights is a free download on the App Retailer now. It’s for the iPhone and all iPad fashions.
The free model of the app means that you can management two chosen rooms.
There’s additionally a premium model obtainable for $0.99 monthly or $11.90 for a lifetime license. With the premium model, you’ll be able to management limitless rooms, entry the Sensible Room detection function, and entry the app on the Apple Watch.