Accessory Buying Guide
Wondering what HomeKit accessories you should buy? Here is an overview of popular HomeKit accessories. Before buying new accessories, you should look for the HomeKit badge on the product packaging. All accessories with this badge will work with the app.
If you have already home automation accessories, which are not compatible with HomeKit, you can use bridges to make them compatible with HomeKit. There are two open source projects you might find useful: HomeControl and Homebridge.
Depending on the light bulb, you can change the power state (on/off), brightness and color. Also some light bulbs require a hub, which has to be connected to your local network.
Thermostats are a great start to reduce your heating costs by heating if somebody is at home. Make sure to choose the thermostat, which is compatible with your existing heating system.
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