LIFX Announces New HomeKit-Ready Beam, Tile Lighting
Keen to make sure that it gets in on the current HomeKit boom, LIFX has announced that it has a couple of new products that will allow users to control their lighting needs from any iOS device.
Featuring a new LED lighting panel system as well as a system dedicated to accent lighting, the new offerings will both go on sale next month.
Kicking things off, we have the Beam accent lighting system, which is capable of producing 16 million colors and can be added to any wall to provide ambient light as required. With HomeKit support, users can use their iPhone or iPad to alter the color and brightness of the light, just as you might expect.
The kit won’t be cheap when it goes on sale in November, though, with the $199 Beam Kit including 6 individual Beams, 1 corner connector piece, and a power pack. While HomeKit support is included, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and IFTTT are all also on the box.
Highlight Your Home
LIFX Beam enhances your decor and creates new spaces. Customizable for every room, Beam is placed anywhere to create unique lighting experiences.
Ready to Use
Open the box, choose your layout and discover new ways to draw light into your space with the LIFX Beam. Download the app, connect to your Wi-Fi without a hub and enjoy the LIFX you love.
Connect With What You Love
Check out our connects with page for many amazing integrations, including IFTTT for weather notifications and Nest for added security at home. Interested in voice control? LIFX Beam works with
Moving on to the $249 modular Tile lighting system, the kit comprises 5 square reconfigurable lighting panels that connect to a controller and power supply. Each panel has 64 zones and can be configured for up to 16 million colors once again. The use of zones means that each panel is capable of displaying multiple colors at any one time, which is handy, to say the least.
LIFX Tile is amazing for living areas, bedrooms and can be placed to create unique experiences almost anywhere in your home. Connects to your Wi-Fi without a hub and enjoy the LIFX experience that you love anywhere, anytime. Using apps like IFTTT and more, be notified of emails and messages with the flash of a Tile. Check out our connects with page for many amazing integrations including voice with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
At around 8-inches wide, the panels can be attached to the wall via something as simple as tape, although more durable fixture options are available.