Connected smart home company Wink on Tuesday announced its first home security bundle featuring all its own-brand products, rather than including compatible products made by other companies.

The Wink Lookout set includes two open/close sensors for use on doors and windows, a motion sensor with pet sensitivity for placement anywhere in the home, a siren and chime alarm with built-in flashlight, and the unifying Wink hub.

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No subscription is required to use the products, which communicate through the hub and can be monitored using an updated Wink iOS app that features sensor-trip alerts, siren control, and an emergency services/trusted contact call option.

The new Wink home security bundle costs $199, which is significantly cheaper than the similar Nest Guard at $499. The Wink Lookout set will be available from October 31 at Home Depot and on Amazon. Sensors can be picked up individually for $29, as can the home motion sensor and siren, which cost $39 each. The set includes free shipping in the U.S. backed by a 30-day return policy.

(Via Engadget.)

Tags: Security, Wink

Top Rated Comments

Braderunner Avatar
86 months ago
Not bad. Not bad. This space is getting some nice options. (Except the one by Nest:mad:) To me, paying for monitoring is a rip-off. You're basically paying for someone else to call the cops when the alarm is triggered. I can do that myself.
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liberte1776 Avatar
86 months ago
But is it HomeKit compatible?!
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ipedro Avatar
86 months ago
I've had a Wink system for nearly 3 years now and after repeated promises, it hasn't gotten much better. I slowly started building up a HomeKit system around it and at this point, I barely ever touch the Wink Relay on my wall.

I use IFTTT and Wink for some non HomeKit devices but I stopped trusting the company and haven't expanded my Wink system. I guess they must be doing something right for some people to still be in business but I wouldn't recommend them.

The only thing that could save Wink for me is if they adopted HomeKit and added it to their existing devices in a firmware update.
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Kiro Avatar
86 months ago
Homekit?

Apart from this, I still haven't found a company making a really easy simple hasslefree product in this sector.
Maybe HUE, but it's just lights.

I still haven't found a company that has homekit compatible window blinds adapters.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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