The well-known and veteran lighting solutions brand Sylvania also wants to continue increasing the number of products focused on smart homes. In this sense, today it has presented its A19 multicolour smart light bulb model, which integrates Apple's HomeKit to enable users who already live within the Apple ecosystem to manage the light bulb through voice commands through Siri and through the mobile application. Home without the need for any additional hardware, unlike Philips Hue bulbs, among other solutions.
All they have to do is screw in the bulb and pair it with the Home app to start using it, being able to create personalized experiences in combination with other connected devices that users manage in a unified way through the Home mobile app. In this sense, users can create different lighting scenes that they will apply in different situations as they are established.Thanks to the integration with HomeKit, users will also be able to manage the bulb remotely, that is, when they are not in the place where they have the bulb installed. In this sense, they will be able to use an Apple TV or an iPad device under iOS 10 to act as a hub, allowing them to control both the bulb itself and other connected devices.
At the moment, the date on which it will be released is not known, although from the press release they indicate that they will arrive at the beginning of next year at Amazon, that is, they only speak of Amazon in the United States, so it is not yet known whether It is intended to expand its availability in other markets.