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.
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.
Update: What’s New in Version 2.9.2
This version of Eve offers the option to toggle line smoothing when viewing graphs (in detailed view). Eve 2.9.2 offers interface optimizations for your shiny new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and overall improvements.
Eve 2.9 presents stunning new views of your accessories’ data. Completely redesigned graphs convey more information about temperature, humidity and air quality; while a newly-revised display of motion detection (Eve Motion) and door/window states (Eve Door & Window) offers a glanceable overview of activity in your home. What’s more, an all-new accessory header puts accessory settings at your fingertips
Beginning with version 1.5, Eve supports all HomeKit-based triggers (location, value, time) and conditions. The simplest type of automation with HomeKit involves timers. At a user-defined day and time, the timer triggers a prebuilt scene, such as turning on the kitchen lights via Eve Energy. Timers can be set to fire up once or on repeating basis, e.g., every day at 7 a.m. This post explains how to use timers.
New lighting control interface: Easily set lamp and light strip colors, and store your favorites for any mood or occasion. Support for HomeKit-enabled cameras: Preview a snapshot in the Eve app At a Glance view, and access live video with optional intercom audio. Improved support for third-party HomeKit-enabled accessories, including Schlage Sense and Nanoleaf Aurora Improved support for Eve Thermo. General improvements