Ikea is perhaps best-known because the place to purchase reasonably priced furnishings, however the firm additionally has a surprisingly strong lineup of sensible house merchandise. The latest addition to the Ikea sensible house household is the Vindstyrka sensible indoor air high quality sensor — a tiny gadget that measures particulate matter (PM2.5) — and it’s slated to reach this April.
The upcoming Vindstyrka air high quality sensor incorporates a minimalist, rectangular design that gives nothing quite a lot of buttons and a easy show highlighting PM2.5 ranges, temperature, humidity, and complete risky natural compounds (TVOC). The sensor is constructed to work all by itself, though you’ll get extra mileage out of the gadget by pairing it to the Ikea smartphone app. Doing this can assist you to activate different gadgets primarily based on the present air high quality, together with Ikea’s personal Starkvind air air purifier.
Past that, little else is understood concerning the sensor. In keeping with Henrik Telander, product proprietor at Ikea of Sweden, the corporate got down to create an “reasonably priced, high-performing air high quality sensor,” so don’t anticipate this gadget to hold a price ticket that places it on the excessive finish of the market. As a substitute, it would align extra carefully with one thing just like the Govee Sensible Air High quality Monitor, which measures most of the identical parameters and clocks in at $60.
The precise launch date for the Vindstyrka will fluctuate by area, though Ikea is anticipating to have it obtainable in all markets by the top of April. That places its launch date proper in the beginning of spring — which is the right time so as to add an indoor air high quality sensor to your property, as pollen and different allergens quickly arrive with the sunshine.
Count on to be taught extra concerning the Vindtyrka air high quality sensor — together with precise pricing — as we inch nearer to its launch.