Rio Arc HomeKit electric heater is available for order in UK and EU

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The Rio Arc is now available for order today in the UK and some EU countries. The world’s first HomeKit compatible Convector Heater looks like a traditional convection heater with its modern look and super slim curved glass finish. But offers smart home connectivity from the main 3 smart home platforms.

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Rio heating has utilised a unique heating element that the company claims can reduce heating costs by up to 40%. To help blend in with your environment it features a sleek, super-slim curved glass finish of the ARC adds a stunning modern look to your home or office. The Rio Arc measures 820 x 450 x 100mm and can pump out 2000w. The Arc works with Apple HomeKit, but is also compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google assistant.

The Arc uses built in Wi-Fi connected to Rio servers that remove the need for a separate hub in the home. This means it will connect to HomeKit and other smart home platforms with no hassle. As it is compatible with HomeKit, You will be able use Siri voice commands to control your heating or Home automations.Rio Arc HomePod Smart home

The Rio Arc also has Multi Room functionality, which allows you to add multiple Arcs. But each can be either individually or collectively controlled. Which means you can set different times, different heat levels. Just like with other heat control devices like tado.

The Rio Arc is now available for order today in the UK and some EU countries. Pricing for the Arc Rio is £249 and is available from the company’s website. Other countries will follow later in the year.

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8 COMMENTS

  1. Will get one of these for my garden office I hope to get built once things get back to normal! Sounds ideal to turn on while having breakfast 🙂

    • Yes it does seem like a compelling product. I was thinking of doing the same Mike for my garden office (when I build it)

  2. Hi Jon, any idea when you might review it ? I am looking for this to be used in a small holiday home 3 hours drive from where I live, but still a little bit in doubt what you would be able to do with the heater in combination with Homekit or more important what you can not do ?

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