First Alert on Monday launched a second generation of the Onelink Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm, compatible with Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa.
The new model is available in both wired and battery-equipped versions, and intended to provide more information than a regular alarm, with voice alerts that explain what caused a problem — fire or carbon monoxide — and where it’s happening. Multiple Onelink alarms can trigger each other through a Bluetooth mesh network.
HomeKit compatibility allows notifications through Apple’s Home app, and the option of creating special emergency automations. In the case of a fire, for example, a Onelink could automatically open smartlocks, turn on lights, and disengage a furnace.
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