LiFX has unveiled its newest smart light, the LIFX Clean, the world’s first antibacterial smart blub. The smart bulb will be initially released in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Europe. It will support Amazon Alexa, Google home and the most important one to us, Apple HomeKit.
The LiFX Clean is a fully functional white and colour smart light that also uses germicidal antibacterial light to disinfect surfaces and surrounding air. Using 405 nanometre High Energy Visible (HEV) light, it helps to clean surfaces and air. The light emitted light is safe for humans, pets, and plants. But the LiFX Clean offers an effortless way to maximise the cleanliness of home environments.
LiFX Clean has passed efficacy testing in laboratory testing conducted by the Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology at Australia’s Swinburne University of Technology. requirements. The company claims it has an efficacy of greater than 80% in two hours. But this increased to 99.99% in overnight tests, which include placing a light 40cm away from the target object for eight hours.
The LiFX Clean will follow the same design of the current LiFX A19/A60 bulbs and users will be able to control it with the LIFX app. LIFX Clean as the ability to work as white or colour smart light. But is also set to activate its antibacterial function during specific periods. As with other LiFX smart lighting products, the LiFX Clean will also support Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and HomeKit.
LiFX Clean price and availability
The LiFX Clean will be available in Australia, New Zealand, UK and across Europe. Pricing will be A$99.99, £59.99 and €69.99 and preorders will start soon via the LiFX website. Additionally, it will be available in the US for $69.99 and in Canada for CA$79.99, once approval is granted.
LiFX expects to ship in the fourth quarter of 2020 to pre-order customers, and it will be available at retail partners at the same time.