Misfit enters the colourful sensible bulb fray with the $50 Bolt
Misfit’s shifting past well being and sleep monitoring. With Bolt, a $50 sensible lightbulb that may change colours like Philips’ Hue bulbs, it is starting to attach your own home. Bolt produces the identical quantity of sunshine as a typical 60 watt bulb, and you need to use Misfit’s app to select from totally different colours. The app additionally provides quite a lot of shade scenes, which may change the temper of your room by manipulating a number of Bolts directly. It additionally works along with Misfit’s Shine wearable and Beddit sleep tracker to wake you up with a simulated dawn. Whereas it appears like many different sensible bulbs available on the market (it is powered by CREE’s LEDs), Misfit is hoping to distinguish itself by providing one thing extra reasonably priced and simpler to make use of. To get began with Philips colour-altering Hue Bulbs, for instance, you’d should throw down $200 for a starter pack with three bulbs and a wi-fi bridge. With Bolt, which can also be out there for pre-order at this time, you can begin with only a single $50 bulb that is managed instantly over Wi-Fi.