Abode Smart Security Kit gets HomeKit support

Following a release of a firmware update, the Abode Smart Security Kit now supports HomeKit. This is following the HomeKit update to the Iota gateway late last year, which brought HomeKit support too many of its child devices.

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Whilst the two gateways now work with HomeKit, there are key differences between the two. Only the Iota gateway has built-in Wifi, a motion sensor and a 1080p security camera. However, both gateways include a built-in alarm capable of reaching 93dB.and can connect up to a staggering 160 devices.abode gateway vs abode iota

This means that if you’re an owner of the Abode Smart Security Kit. The update will automatically expose many of the sensors that company offers like motion and occupancy sensors to HomeKit

The Smart Security kit is available on Amazon.com, at $199.00, which includes the gateway, motion sensor, door sensor and fob. But if you want the Iota kit, then it is priced at $229.00, but as mentioned offers more features.

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Jon Ratcliffe
I have a huge passion for technology having worked in the sector for over 18 years in a variety of roles. I write for active JR covering wearables and smart home My reviews and information will talk about how the product works in reality and not just what the marketing departments want you to think.


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