Elgato Eve connected-home system review: Elegant design and operation with HomeKit compatibility

If Elgato’s HomeKit kit products aren’t an homage to the movie Wall-E, I’ll eat my hat. It would be a baseball hat, and my least favorite, but I don’t think I have to worry. Look at the image above. Even if the company claims otherwise.

If you don’t know what the heck I’m talking about, Elgato’s environmental and door/window sensors and its remote on/off switch are styled much like EVE, the robotic love interest in the animated Pixar movie; they’re clean and gloss white with just a hint of green. Okay, there’s blue in the movie as well and the green flashes, but…. Then of course there’s the name. It’s all-caps in the movie, but those are about the only things that aren’t note-for-note. I’m dishing out compliments here. They look nice. And unobtrusive in my largely white-walled rooms and hallways.

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