Apple HomeKit framework help user communicate with and controll connected accessories in a user’s home for automation. First Alert announced its OneLink Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector for Apple’s connected home platform last year, and now released a safe, environment monitor named Onelink GLOCO-500, while iHome has a new advanced environmental product iHome iSS50 5-in-1 SmartMonitor with multi-sensor. Both of them are HomeKit-enabled devices and here is the list of their comparison.
|Device name||iHome iSS50 5-in-1 Smartmonitor||Onelink GLOCO-500 WiFi Environment Monitor|
|Dimensions||2.6 x 2.3 x 4.2 inches||2.8 x 2.8 x 3 inches|
|Intelligent precision sensors||Motion, Temperature, Light, Sound and Humidity||Temperature, Humidity, and Lo-level Carbon Monoxide Sensors|
|platforms||iHome iSS50 5-in-1 Smartmonitor is compatible with leading platforms including Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, SmartThings, and Wink. In addition, it works with SmartPlug products and other HomeKit-enabled accessories, so you can use it to turn on/off connected appliances and lights, and set triggers.||Works with Apple HomeKit.|
|Review||iHome iSS50 SmartMonitor offers the automate functions for you to do tasks based on environmental conditions, such as turning off/on fans based on the room temperature, turning on a dehumidifier if humidity levels rise. Based on any of the five sensors, the device also can alert you to make changes with light, temperature, humidity, sound and motion.||OneLink Eviornemnt Monitor can monitor the temperature and humidity, and the carbon monoxide level in a room. Its LED lights change colors to reflect the room’s environment. Once the temperature, humidity, or carbon monoxide levels in your room reach a certain threshold, the app will send you the notifications on smartphone quickly.
If you have connected the OneLink WiFi Thermostat to the same WiFi network, you are able to use First Alert’s iOS app or Siri to configure the the temperature of your home easily.
|Batteries||1 CR2 batteries required. (included)||Plug-in with battery backup|
|Where to buy||Order iHome iSS50 5-in-1 Smartmonitor.
|Order Onelink GLOCO-500 WiFi Environment Monitor.|