Xiaomi partners with IKEA for smart home products

Xiaomi announced today their partnership with IKEA at annual Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) conference.

Xiaomi partners with IKEA for smart home products
Xiaomi and IKEA partnership


Xiaomi and IKEA partnership

In case you didn’t know, IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group that designs ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, home accessories, etc. It is set to open its biggest franchise store in the Philippines by 2020.

This December in China, IKEA’s full range of smart lighting products will be connected to Xiaomi’s IoT platform and can be controlled via Xiaomi products. It will include the Xiao AI voice assistant and the Mi Home app. 

Xiaomi at MIDC conference 2019
Xiaomi at MIDC conference 2019

The lights can also be paired to other Xiaomi IoT smart devices such as sensors and electrical appliances for smart scene management. The smart lighting products will be connected to Mi Control Hub via ZigBee protocol.

Xiaomi has also announced its in-depth cooperation with Ji Hotel, CHJ Automotive, and Ikongjian, an interior decoration company. These partnerships involve a full range of Xiaomi smart IoT devices that can be applied to different scenarios.

The Chinese tech giant has launched the Mi Smart Door Lock, which adopts integrated 3D live fingerprint recognition. It also supports six unlocking means including password, NFC and Bluetooth.

Are you excited? What do you guys think?

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