Power management company Eaton announced the latest accessories and new outdoor fixture available for its HALO Home™ Smart Lighting System. Eaton says that the HALO Home Smart Lighting System is a simple, smart and secure way for homeowners to wirelessly connect, automate and control smart lights within one platform using Bluetooth® mesh networking. Eaton created the new additions to the HALO Home to help homeowners personalize lighting scenes and incorporate additional security settings while away.
These additions include the HALO Home In-Wall Smart Dimmer. According to Eaton, the In-Wall Smart Dimmer can control almost any traditional fixture as a smart light within the HALO Home system. Another new product is the the HALO Home In-Wall Accessory Dimmer, which offers added control for HALO Home fixtures. Also, the company introduced the HALO Home Outdoor Security Smart LED Motion Floodlight.
“Lighting preferences within the home vary from day to day and week to week, from sipping a morning coffee to gathering for a movie night, or preparing for a summer vacation. Our latest HALO Home system accessories help homeowners enjoy the benefits of a smart lighting system within the comfort of home, in addition to enhanced settings when on-the-go,” said Brad Paine, vice president and general manager, Connected Homes and Communities, Eaton’s Lighting Division. “The HALO Home Smart Lighting System represents our unique, single-platform approach to lighting the connected home. It is simple for consumers to adopt, and presents opportunities for builders and electrical contractors to recommend and install smart home solutions that bring their customers’ everyday moments to life.”
HALO Home In-Wall Smart Dimmer and In-Wall Accessory Dimmer
The new HALO Home In-Wall Smart Dimmer controls standard lighting fixtures with the switch or via the HALO Home mobile app. According to Eaton, the In-Wall Smart Dimmer can make virtually any conventional light into a smart light within the HALO Home system.
The new HALO Home In-Wall Accessory Dimmer only HALO Home fixtures, making it simpler for homeowners to control HALO Home lights through one or more dimmers and enabling custom color tuning. for different scenarios.
Both the In-Wall Accessory and Smart Dimmers provide on/off and dimming capabilities, as well as group, scene and schedule controls through the HALO Home mobile app.
Eaton points out that other available dimmers and switches present remote access and scheduling challenges if the power source is inadvertently turned off. Both the HALO Home In-Wall Smart and Accessory dimmers let homeowners manually turn lights on and off at the switch while still granting full wireless control within the HALO Home system.
HALO Home Outdoor Security Smart LED Motion Floodlight
In addition to on/off, dimming, grouping, scene setting, scheduling, and white tuning capabilities, the new HALO Home Outdoor Security Smart LED Motion Floodlight lets homeowners to group motion floodlights with other lights in and around the home. While away or traveling, homeowners can set the lights to activate when motion is detected, producing scenes that make it appear as if someone is home.
Eaton says it is among the first in the industry to use Bluetooth® mesh networking for the HALO Home Smart Lighting System to serve as a single platform that seamlessly and wirelessly integrates fixtures and controls without the need for a gateway or hub. All HALO Home system fixtures, accessories and controls are controllable through the HALO Home mobile app, and the optional HALO Home Internet Access Bridge offers WiFi connectivity for remote access using compatible smart hubs and devices.