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Siri runs the smart home with these Apple HomeKit gadgets

HomeKit is Apple's Siri-powered smart home platform. Here's a list of the devices that put it to use.

Megan Wollerton
Ry Crist Senior Editor / Reviews - Labs
Originally hailing from Troy, Ohio, Ry Crist is a writer, a text-based adventure connoisseur, a lover of terrible movies and an enthusiastic yet mediocre cook. A CNET editor since 2013, Ry's beats include smart home tech, lighting, appliances, broadband and home networking.
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These devices work with HomeKit

Use Apple's HomeKit software (via iOS devices or the HomePod) to control compatible connected home gadgets. Here are the devices that put it to use, including the Lifx Plus (pictured).

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Ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat

The Ecobee3 Lite works with HomeKit, so you can control your heating and cooling from Apple's Home app for iOS -- or with Siri.

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Belkin WeMo HomeKit Bridge

Belkin's WeMo Bridge makes your existing WeMo devices HomeKit-enabled. 

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Belkin WeMo Mini

You won't need that WeMo Bridge if you use the Belkin WeMo Mini smart switch. It added the ability to connect with HomeKit all on its own earlier this year.

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D-Link Omna Security Camera

Ask Siri to pull up your Omna cam's live video feed.

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August Smart Lock Pro

Control August's Bluetooth- and Wi-Fi-enabled (Wi-Fi with Connect accessory) Smart Lock Pro with Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant. 

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Beddi Smart Alarm Clock

Add the Beddi Smart Alarm Clock to an Apple HomeKit scene for multi-device automation.

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Apple HomePod

Use Apple's HomePod to control HomeKit smart home gadgets. 

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Elgato Eve Degree

Elgato's Eve Degree temperature, humidity and air quality sensor works with HomeKit, too.

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Belkin WeMo Dimmer

The Belkin WeMo Dimmer responds to Siri voice commands.

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Fibaro Flood Sensor

Ask Siri if there's a leak in your house using Fibaro's Flood Sensor.

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Elgato Eve Energy

Use Siri and the Home app to monitor and control Elgato's Eve Energy.

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Honeywell Lyric T5 Thermostat

Honeywell's Lyric T5 works with a variety of smart home partners, including Apple HomeKit. Just ask Siri to change the temperature for you.

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Philips Hue 2.0

You could also check out the new version of the Philips Hue Bridge, which adds HomeKit support to an already well-developed smart lighting platform. Any Zigbee bulbs, fixtures or light strips connected to that bridge -- Hue or otherwise -- will work with HomeKit.

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Philips Hue Motion Sensor

The same goes for the Philips Hue Motion Sensor, which added HomeKit support in late 2017.

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Philips Hue Tap

For lighting control, the Hue Tap is a great little device that powers itself each time you press a button -- no recharging or battery replacements necessary. Pair it with HomeKit, and you can use it to trigger your smart-home scenes, too.

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Philips Hue Wireless Dimming Switch

Same goes for the Hue Wireless Dimming Switch. It'll dim any light that works with HomeKit.

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Sylvania Smart Plus LED

Another color-changing smart lighting option: this Bluetooth smart bulb from Sylvania, which you can currently get for less than $30 on Amazon. You don't need a hub plugged into your router to use it, either.

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Sylvania Smart Plus Vintage LED

Sylvania also sells a classic-looking vintage LED that syncs with HomeKit. No color changes, though.

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Sylvania Smart Plus Bluetooth Light Strip

Sylvania's light strips can connect with the HomePod or with your Apple TV over Bluetooth to enable Siri-powered HomeKit control, and they're less expensive than similar light strips from Lifx or Hue.

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Carrier Cor 5C Thermostat

Control Carrier's Cor 5C thermostat from the iOS Home app or Siri.

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Elgato Eve Room

You can also keep tabs on the conditions in your home using the Elgato Eve Room sensor, which monitors temperature, humidity and air quality. If you want to take a look at any of those metrics, just ask Siri.

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Nanoleaf Aurora LED Light Panels (Rhythm Edition)

Turn on presets for your Nanoleaf Aurora LED Light Panels (with Rhythm accessory) using Siri on your iOS device -- or on the HomePod. 

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Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat

The Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat has a built-in Alexa speaker, but it also works with Siri and the Home app. 

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iDevices Switch

Smart switches make it easy to automate anything with a plug in it, and with a HomeKit-compatible switch, like this one from iDevices, you'll be able to turn stuff on and off just by asking Siri.

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iDevices Outdoor Switch

iDevices also makes an outdoor version of the switch that does the same thing -- perfect for automating your holiday lighting.

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iHome iSP5 Smart Plug

This HomeKit-compatible smart plug from iHome isn't quite as fully featured as the iDevices Switch, but it costs a little less.

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Insteon Hub Pro

Insteon offers a HomeKit-compatible version of its hub -- hook it up with your router and you'll be able to automate Insteon's switches, sockets and light bulbs right alongside any other HomeKit gadgets you've got installed.

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Lutron Caséta Wireless Lighting Kit

Another lighting option is this HomeKit-compatible kit from Lutron, which comes with two smart plugs that you can plug lamps into, and two remotes. Hook everything up and you'll be able to tell Siri to dim the lights.

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Schlage Sense Bluetooth Deadbolt

Install Schlage's HomeKit-compatible smart deadbolt and you'll be able to lock and unlock it with a quick word with Siri.

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Honeywell Lyric Thermostat

The Honeywell Lyric Thermostat (second-generation) also works with Apple's HomeKit platform.

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Lifx Mini Wi-Fi Smart Bulb

Control your Lifx Mini Wi-Fi Smart Bulbs using Siri -- or the Home app. 

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Hunter Ceiling Fan

Control Hunter's smart ceiling fans via Siri voice commands.  

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Chamberlain MyQ Home Bridge

The Chamberlain MyQ Home Bridge also works with HomeKit. Ask Siri for the status or to control your garage door.

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