Cube26 has launched the IOTA Lite Smart Bulb in India at a price tag of Rs. 1,899 and it is available exclusively on Flipkart. As a promotional offer it is available at a price tag of Rs. 1499 and it will go on sale starting November 6, 2015. It is powered by Texas instruments microprocessor and uses energy efficient Toshiba LED.
Commenting on the launch, Saurav Kumar, CEO & Co-Founder, Cube26, said:
“The IOTA Lite marks our entry into the IoT (Internet of Things) segment in India and we believe lighting is integral to the smart home concept. With the launch of IOTA Lite, we intend to transform the lighting experience of Indian smartphone users. The IOTA Lite is specifically designed to provide connected consumers a distinct, hassle-free and fun way to light up their homes.”
Adding further, Adarsh Menon, Head of Consumer Electronics, Flipkart, said:
“We are extremely delighted to partner with Cube26 and offer our customers the exclusive opportunity to buy the IOTA Lite this festive season. This unique smart bulb is loaded with interactive features and easily accessible via an app on smartphones.”
The IOTA Lite has a life span of 15,000 hours and it offers the choice of 16 million colours. The smart bulb is rated at 7W and offers 500 lumens of brightness and it is powered by Bluetooth 4.0. The good thing is that, it connects into an existing light fixture without the need for a hub or extra hardware. The bulb can be controlled via the IOTA Lite app and it offers simple customisation option through which users can choose any shade to denote different weather conditions. In addition to this, the IOTA Lite provides weather alert and shows the weather forecast at the user’s locations.
The smart bulb comes with a call alert feature and it blinks in a certain colour for an incoming call. Above all, users can also customize the app & add select contacts to be alerted through the bulb. The smart bulb changes its colour and syncs with the rhythm of the music and syncs with the music playing in the user’s smartphone. It comes with preset modes by which users can adjust light according to their mood with the help of different present modes like reading mode, relaxation mode, party mode and more. They can define their party mode and have Lite cycle through different colours at random or use the blue, green and purple colors.
Highlights of the IOTA Lite smart bulb
- Comes with Weather Alert,Call/SMS alert, Music Sync
- Users can adjust the brightness of Lite using their smartphone
- Uses LED technology which consumes one tenth the energy of a traditional bulb
- Lifespan of upto 15000 hours
- Connect up to 7 bulbs control them on a smart device.
- Compatible with devices running on Android version 4.0+ and 5+.
- Bluetooth 4.0 with a range of 15 m
- Dimensions: 63*110 mm
- Weight:116 g
- The Lite can be adjusted to go on and off without reaching out for a switch.