Elgato announces Eve Button at CES 2018 in Las Vegas – the latest addition to the Eve family of HomeKit-enabled accessories. With Eve Button, a practical and elegant controller for the HomeKit-enabled household, scenes and accessories can be controlled at any time simply by, well, pressing a button.
Sporting a clean design and an elegant aluminum housing with curved contours, Eve Button will individually trigger up to three HomeKit scenes upon a single, double, or long press. Lighting and appliance control instantly becomes accessible to everyone in the house. Eve Button seamlessly integrates into any HomeKit setup.
With Eve 3.0, witness a refreshed look and feel to match the latest and greatest version of iOS – and enjoy numerous new features and overall improvements.
Along with refinements to timers and rules, benefit from enhancements to battery status display, dynamic font display, portrait interface on iPads, and more. Take advantage of brand-new guidance that makes it easy to activate notifications for Eve Motion and Eve Door & Window. And experience improved support for Eve Thermo (2017), plus all-new support for iPhone X.
Eve 3.0 requires an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 11.2 or later. Controlling HomeKit-enabled accessories automatically and away from home requires an Apple TV with tvOS 11 or later or an iPad with iOS 11 or later set up as a home hub.
Available immediately for users of iOS 11 devices and home hubs with tvOS 11, our latest firmware update for Eve Light Switch significantly improves performance by adding support for the new Bluetooth architecture introduced in iOS 11. Using secure broadcast notifications, Eve Light Switch now immediately triggers automations through your home hub running tvOS 11, so you can enjoy fast switching of all of your HomeKit-enabled accessories with just a touch of your finger – there’s practically no difference in behavior when compared to an IP-based accessory.read more
Available immediately for users of iOS 11 devices and home hubs with tvOS 11, our latest firmware update for Eve Door & Window significantly improves performance by adding support for the new Bluetooth architecture introduced in iOS 11. Using secure broadcast notifications, Eve Door & Window now immediately reports when your door or window is opened or closed, and triggers notifications or automations using your home hub running tvOS 11 – there’s practically no difference in behavior when compared to an IP-based accessory.read more
Available immediately for users of iOS 11 devices and home hubs with tvOS 11, our latest firmware update for Eve Motion significantly improves performance by adding support for the new Bluetooth architecture introduced in iOS 11 (learn how it works on. Motion detection, scene activation, and the issuing of notifications now happen almost instantly – there’s practically no difference in behavior when compared to an IP-based accessory.read more
Without a fourth-generation Apple TV (or Apple TV 4K, or iPad in Home Hub mode), the connected home is incomplete. Only a home hub can provide secure remote access and ensure that rules and timers function while one is away from home. For users of Bluetooth-based devices, such as those belonging to the Eve family, a home hub offers additional advantages.read more
You can tell from the numerous improvements iOS 11 brings to HomeKit that the standard has evolved into a core component of Apple’s smartphone operating system. Bluetooth-based accessories respond much quicker to user commands, and automation becomes much more powerful through presence detection and refined options for timers and conditions. Let’s take a look at the most significant changes.read more
Elgato is expanding its Eve product family of HomeKit enabled accessories by showcasing Eve Lock, Eve Window Guard, Eve Smoke und Eve Aqua at IFA Berlin 2017. What’s more, Elgato introduces its second generation of Eve Thermo, a HomeKit enabled thermostatic radiator valve. For the door lock Eve Lock, the contact sensor Eve Window Guard and the fire alarm Eve Smoke, Elgato partners with leading suppliers to combine HomeKit’s superior security mechanisms with state of the art locking and smoke detection technology.read more
Elgato today announces the second generation of the connected radiator valve Eve Thermo. Eve Thermo introduces capacitive touch control, integrated temperature display of the target temperature. Furthermore, Eve Thermo can be controlled via schedules, HomeKit automations, Siri, Apple Home and the Eve app.read more
During the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June this year, Apple unveiled its HomeKit advancements scheduled to launch this fall, when iOS 11 goes public. In this post we’ll explain how you, as an Eve user, may benefit from the many enhancements.read more