MacRumorsEn Apple However, there are more alternatives that are gradually proving that the HomeKit experience is not as expensive as it seems. Sylvania is one of those alternatives, and you can already buy its Sylvania Smart+ A19 coloured bulb.
Unlike Phillips or other brands, Sylvania has the advantage of not needing a bridgebridge to connect to HomeKit. This means that each bulb is a separate accessory. You only need to screw the bulb into the lamp you are interested in and connect it to the HomeKit from your iPhone. Once you have done this, you can start decorating your house with the colours you want.
When I say the colors you want it is literally the colors you want, because has more than a million different shades . Apart from the color, we can control the brightness and the temperature of the light. So, we can create multiple environments at home throughout the day from our iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch.
The Sylvania Smart+ A19 bulb can now be ordered from Amazon, the first orders will arrive in September. Your price? Less than $45 per bulb. By the end of the year the company also wants to launch a flexible LED strip, a smart plug and a white bulb with brightness regulation. Of course, this is a brand to be followed closely in terms of HomeKit lighting, along with others like Koogeek, Phillips or Ikea.