Xiaomi continues to expand its range of gadgets and accessories for home automation. A wide range of possibilities that allow us to turn our home into a fully intelligent and automated home in a simple and economical way.
Now, throughout the morning Xiaomi has presented its new gateway . A small device that serves as a switchboard between all the devices that we have connected in our home in order to be able to manage them in a centralized and automated way from a single place through the Mi Home platform.
New Gateway 3.0: now with Zigbee 3.0 and greater reach
This new gateway / gateway becomes the Gateway 3.0 of the firm, this time integrating the latest version of the Zigbee protocol in addition to WiFi and Bluetooth . It also allows interconnection in mesh form with other products via Bluetooth Mesh.
Among its novelties we find the incorporation of version 3.0 of Zigbee . A renewal of the connection protocol that allows interacting with new products as well as accelerating interoperability between them.
Likewise, its range has been improved by incorporating an improved dual WiFi antenna . In this way, a range of reach is achieved between the Gateway itself and the much greater product challenge of up to 200 meters away .
Of rest, this new Gateway 3.0 incorporates the XiaoAI voice assistant , allows the creation of intelligent scenes and the compatibility of devices connected with Apple HomeKit . Its price in China is 129 yuan, about 17 euros to change ($ 19).
This is joined by a new smart plug and switch
In addition to the new gateway Xiaomi has presented its new smart plug fully compatible with the Mi Home platform. Specifically, this new product with the Mijia SMart Socket Bluetooth Gateway Edition designation performs, at the same time, its intelligent plug functions, the gateway between the rest of home products.
Among its novelties, the incorporation of two USB ports with a maximum output of 10A and 250V , its weight of only 108 grams and its 2.4GHz WiFi connection and Bluetooth 4.2 low consumption. Its price is 79 yuan, about 10 euros to change ($ 12).
For its part, Xiaomi has also launched three new smart wall switches under the Mijia sub-brand. This time it comes by combining one, two or three pushbuttons / switches fully compatible with the company's Mi Home platform.
Among its features, it stands out with its direct compatibility with Xiaomi and Yeelight smart bulbs without the need to use Mi home, as well as its configuration as a simple switch, switch or cross switch . Its price is 20 yuan, about 3 euros to change ($ 5).