The Bloomberg report says the hub uses Wi-Fi to connect these devices, but my bet is there are other radios involved, especially for the sensors to ensure they have a longer battery life. Xiaomi already makes a connected light bulb and air purifier that sends a message to users when the filter is dirty. On Thursday Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun (pictured above in the middle) announced the module that hardware partners could attach to their devices to make them smart that would also interface with the smart home app that Xiaomi plans to launch.
tisdag 20 januari 2015
Xiaomi plans to start testing four new smart home modules on Jan.
Xiaomi, the low-cost Chinese smartphone maker, plans to start testing four new smart home modules on Jan. 26 according to a presentation its executive made this weekend in Beijing. A Bloomberg report quotesXiaomi’s President Bin Lin (pictured above on the left) who unveiled the Xiaomi smart home app at the GeekPark Innovation Festival in Beijing as well as a motion sensor, an open/close sensor, a connected module home appliances and a hub to connect these devices.