Motion sensor as Light sensor in HomeKit

by Niels, October 13 2018

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As I currently don’t own a Motion sensor yet, I’m curious if it only shows up in the Apple Home app as a motion sensor or as a Light sensor as well?

For example, as shown in the attached image, the Philips Hue Motion Sensor shows up in HomeKit and the Home app as three sensors: motion (active or inactive), Light (value in Lux) and temperature.

Would be nice for the Aqara motion sensor to also show Light level (measured in lux) in the Home app as well. Quite useful.

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