In a unique addition to the Apple product line HomeKit, Incipio has announced a new device four smart plugs, which allows users to discretely control and power multiple devices via an accessory.
Like other smart plugs HomeKit market, the Incipio Smart Wireless Power Strip can turn a "dumb" device in a HomeKit-controlled accessory. These configurations work best with appliances that can be turned on instantly when connected to the power supply.
But instead of just one or two smart plugs, the Incipio accessory includes four plugs plugged into a standard power strip design. All outputs can be controlled discreetly through Siri, the Apple Home application and third-party HomeKit applications.
In addition, the smart accessory also measure the power consumed by the connected devices, allowing users to control their electricity use.
And because it's part of Incipio's CommandKit product line, the accessory is also compatible with Alexa Amazon, which allows voice commands with accessories such as the Echo.
Incipio's CommandKit Wireless Smart Power Strip is scheduled to arrive in the second quarter of 2017 and stipulated that its price will be $ 99.99.
The company also announced a new intelligent switch wall at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. The switch provides the ability to power and dim the lights in an entire room.
Beyond some other Smart HomeKit controls, the Incipio product also includes a motion sensor to activate the intelligent functionality of other connected products.
Incipio's CommandKit Wireless Smart Switch with attenuation will be sold for about $ 59.99, and as the smart charging band, it is expected to arrive in the second quarter of 2017.