What you need to know
- IKEA has added HomeKit support to its TRÅDFRI Motion Sensor and Shortcut button.
- It means both can now interact and control other HomeKit devices.
IKEA has updated its TRÅDFRI Motion Sensor and Shortcut button with HomeKit support, meaning both now support interfacing with other HomeKit devices.
Reported by iCulture:
This means that IKEA's motion sensor and shortcut button can now be used with other HomeKit devices. For example, both can now be used to trigger or activate HomeKit compatible lights connected to your smart home network. It appears the update hasn't yet been pushed out to hardware but is on the way soon.
IKEA has expanded its own HomeKit capabilities in recent months, last year rolling out its HomeKit compatible smart blinds:
Master your iPhone in minutes
iMore offers spot-on advice and guidance from our team of experts, with decades of Apple device experience to lean on. Learn more with iMore!
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9