Yeelight, which is backed by Xiaomi unveiled a couple of new products, including Apple HomeKit compatible lighting products and a new BLE MESH lighting package at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, USA. Through these products, Yeelight aims at enhancing global users’ home lighting experience and making smart lighting easier.
Apple HomeKit Support
Yeelight, an innovator in smart lighting application introduced a couple of products that are compatible with Apple HomeKit under the Mi brand, including Mi Bedside Lamp 2, Mi Desk Lamp Pro and Mi LED Color Bulb. These products support voice control with Siri, or the Apple Home app on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac. Compatibility with Apple HomeKit and the applicability of Yeelight to all iOS customers provide an easy and secure way to control home lights using Apple devices.
Now Yeelight has also announced their commitment to support HomeKit in its own products, including Yeelight Aurora light strip plus and Yeelight smart bulbs, which were also exhibited currently at the CES 2019. HomeKit support for Yeelight products is expected to be seen in the coming months.
BLE MESH Lighting Lineup
At CES 2019, Yeelight introduced BLE MESH lighting lineup including the light bulbs, the candle bulbs, the downlights and the spotlights, which would take care of the major lighting needs in home decoration. These products provide an easier and more stable connection to the network compared to the Wi-Fi bulbs, downlights, and spotlights. You can easily connect BLE MESH lights into the network by batches through the gateway instead of pairing your lights one by one to the network. This will save your lot of time and energy.
All the lights in Yeelight BLE MESH lighting lineup are dimmable and support the adjustment of colour temperature, remote control and programmable setting through APP. You can also control these lights with your voice as it supports the Yeelight Voice Assistant and Xiaomi Alarm that has the AI integration.
Yeelight has recently announced the publication of BLE MESH lighting group in a crowdfunding campaign in China at Xiaomi Youpin last December. The crowdfunding results are turned out to be quite positive, exceeding the crowdfunding goal by 1607%. Now Yeelight for the first time introduces the BLE MESH lighting group to the overseas market through CES.