London,
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June
2017
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11:04
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Logitech POP Smart Button now compatible with Apple HomeKit

Next Generation POP Smart Button Provides Even More Connected Home Control with the Push of a Button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Logitech announced its next generation programmable button for simple smart home control - the POP Smart Button. The new POP Smart Button will work with Apple HomeKit, expanding the ability to control even more connected devices and provide all of the features and functionality offered in the first generation. With just a push, you can turn off the lights, lock the door, turn up the heat, and more without ever moving from your couch.

The Logitech POP Smart Button Kit includes one smart button with three gestures to customize your control plus the POP bridge needed to connect the button onto a WiFi network. Users can then extend control throughout their home with additional POP Add-on Smart Buttons, available in four colours—White, Alloy, Coral, and Teal. Each POP bridge can connect to an unlimited number of buttons.

Using POP Smart Button with Apple HomeKit is easy when paired with Apple’s Home app—POP already comes pre-paired, so discovering the device with the Home app is simple and secure. Just configure the scenes you want and let POP do the rest. Whether turning down the lights to get ready for bed or opening your smart blinds to expose some daylight, POP gives easy control to the whole family.

POP Smart Button can also be used with non-HomeKit devices such as Sonos wireless music systems, or Logitech Harmony hub-based remote controls by using the companion Logitech POP app. In addition to compatibility with Apple HomeKit, the Logitech POP Smart Button now offers the ability to control Osram lighting, Hunter Douglas and Lutron blinds, and more, extending interoperability beyond existing integrations including August Home, Philips Hue, and Logitech Harmony.

Availability

The Logitech POP Smart Button Kit (£119.99) and POP Add-on Smart Button (£34.99) will be available exclusively at Apple stores and Apple.com starting June 13. Availability in other retailers will come later this year. If you own the first generation POP Home Switch, you can update your software to take advantage of new non-HomeKit integrations. For more information, please visit Logitech.com, our blog or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Logitech

Logitech designs products that have an everyday place in people's lives, connecting them to the digital experiences they care about. Over 30 years ago, Logitech started connecting people through computers, and now it’s designing products that bring people together through music, gaming, video and computing. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Find Logitech at www.logitech.com, the company blog or @Logitech.