The last innovation from manufacturer of connected lighting solutions for smart homes Sengled brings together light and sound. Connected to a TV or speaker, the Pulse Link adapter wirelessly transmits audio signals to the Pulse smart light bulbs, providing a new audio output in the equipped rooms.
If the price of connected light bulbs should drop from now until 2020, these devices remain pretty expensive. White lamps can be bought for about $10, but colored lights sell easily at $40, up to $60. With a relatively low price – $30 – for a 60W-equivalent LED, smart light bulb Qube is an exception.
Switch Bot is an interesting alternative for those who do not want to invest too much in smart home appliances. With this small box, there is no need to replace your traditional switch for a connected one: the automated device will mechanically turn on and off the light, when asked for via the dedicated mobile app.