Meizu has announced the Lifekit system as it attempts to join the smart home arena. The company has unveiled a list of compatible gadgets including a smart bulb, digital scale, a smart air conditioner, an air purifier and a four-piece air quality control system as part of a partnership with Haier and Alibaba.
Coming shortly after the unveiling of its latest M1 and M1 Note, Meizu has said that its system is designed to be integrated into electrical appliances and allows them to be connected to a smart device and send information directly to it. The SDK has been released so third party companies can integrate their devices and apps with the system.
One of the compatible devices set to be released is the X-Light Plus smart bulb, where its brightness and color can be controlled directly from a smartphone. ChronoCloud’s RyFit is a digital scale that is able to collect information on your weight, body fat percentage as well as metabolic age and transfer it directly to the connected smartphone.
Haier will also be producing several smart devices compatible with the Lifekit platform. A spherical air purifier called the Air Box scans volatile organic compounds and PM2.5 air particulates in the atmosphere and cleanses it. While the company’s Air Cube is modular in design, in the sense that it can have four parts assembled and reassembled. One being a humidifier, another to remove humidity, an air filter and an aroma therapy module.