Indian technology company Cube26 has launched its first smart device- IOTA Lite in India. It is basically a 7W LED bub which can be controlled by a smartphone app. You can switch it on or off, change colours, adjust luminosity and even can tune the bulb to music beats from your smartphone. Priced at Rs 1,899, the smart bulb is powered by Texas Instruments microprocessor and uses energy efficient Toshiba LED. It is available exclusively on Flipkart from November 6 at an introductory cost of 1499/-
With a lifespan of 15,000 hours, IOTA Lite offers users the choice of 16 million colors to play with. The smart bulb is compatible with devices running on Android version 4.0+ and 5+.
The IOTA Lite is rated at 7W and offers 500 lumens of brightness. Powered by Bluetooth 4.0, it connects into an existing light fixture without the need for a hub or extra hardware.
Weather Alert – IOTA Lite visually shows the weather forecast at the user’s location. The app also offers a simple customization option through which users can choose any shade to denote different weather conditions.
Call/SMS alert – With its unique call alert feature, the IOTA Lite blinks in a certain color for an incoming call. This feature is beneficial when the user is around high noise area or when the smartphone is on silent mode. Users can also customize the app and add select contacts to be alerted via the Lite.
Music Sync – The Lite changes its color and syncs with the rhythm of the music providing an elevated experience. It syncs with the music playing in the user’s smartphone and provides a live, beautiful light and sound show.
Preset Modes – This feature allows users to adjust light according to one’s mood. Through its preset configurations users can customize different modes – reading mode, relaxation mode, party mode and more. Users can define their party mode and have Lite cycle through different colors at random or use the blue, green and purple colours to define their relaxation mode.