Honeywell today announced
that its Lyric Controller home security system is now compatible with Apple's HomeKit platform.
HomeKit support can be enabled with a free software update available to both current and future Lyric Controller customers, allowing the home security system to be controlled with Apple's Home app or Siri on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
By using Siri, homeowners can control the security system's personalized presets and automate scenes for energy saving and security.
Honeywell's Lyric Controller has a seven-inch touchscreen and a built-in camera. If a Lyric sensor or motion detector detects an unusual situation, the system will provide visual and audible alerts and send notifications to an iPhone or iPad.
The home security system can be purchased on Amazon for $288
in the United States and is available at select other resellers around the world.