According to a new report, smart home builders in the United States are increasingly favoring accessories for the connected home that work with the Alexa assistant than the smart gadgets compatible with Apple’s HomeKit framework.
In our third entry to our HomeKit automation series, we explore a simple way to create a door lock status light. While the status light could represent many things, I use it as a way to be sure all my doors are closed and locked.
One of my favorite HomeKit application has been to create custom lighting solutions for my fish tanks. I came up with two different ways of accomplishing what I wanted through HomeKit. The first is a simpler, cheaper, and easier method. The second is more in-depth and costly, but has much more control.