Smart bulb manufacturer LIFX which started life after a successful Kickstarter campaign has this month unveiled its third generation smart bulbs in the form of the LIFX X and a new light strip in the form of the LIFX Z.
Starting with the light strips the LIFX Z is capable of providing eight uniquely addressable zones per metre allowing you to express your creativity and set the lighting in your home or business exactly as you want and is priced at $90 for a 2 m length.
The third generation LIFX X smart bulb now incorporates an unseen light wavelength that is capable of enhancing the vision of your home security camera. The LIFX X smart bulb is available as a standard A19 bulb and as a BR30 flood light and are priced at $79.99. A LIFX companion application is also available for both android and iOS devices allowing you to control your lighting through your wireless network and also remotely whilst away from your home or office. Specifications of the new LIFX X smart bulb include :
– Brightness: 1100 lumens
– Energy Cost: $1.32
– 3hrs/day, 11c/kWh. Cost depends on rates & use.)
– Life: 22.8 years.
– (Based on 3 hrs/day)
– Light Appearance: 2500K – 9000K
– Energy Used: 11 watts
Both products are now available to preorder directly from the official LIFX website with shipping expected to take place during November 2016.
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