This gentle makes the sensible dwelling much more accessible. Put in as some other ceiling downlight, the June AI downlight options Amazon Alexa by way of built-in JBL audio system. There’s a lightweight in there, too.
The concept is nice: make the sensible dwelling invisible. As an alternative of getting an Amazon Echo sitting on a desk, this system sits in an individual’s ceiling doing the job of a standard gentle. However when referred to as upon, it might play music, management gadgets or the rest attainable with an Echo.
“This integration of applied sciences simply and affordably converts any home right into a practical, seamless sensible dwelling,” says Jeff Spencer, Acuity Manufacturers Lighting vice chairman and normal supervisor, Residential, in a launched assertion. “Being positioned within the ceiling creates a singular benefit enabling Juno AI to ship not solely intelligence by way of easy voice instructions, but additionally distinctive lighting and sound.”
Gadgets like this may proceed to seem as Amazon and Google develop their attain by working with extra builders and hardware makers. At this level, each firms are seemingly extra eager about licensing their companies than promoting their very own gadgets.