Press Releases


Eve Systems push HomeKit over Thread with Three Product Announcements

New connected weather station Eve Weather arrives March 25, hotly anticipated new Eve Energy, and Thread support for Eve Aqua in early April

San Francisco, California – March 4, 2021 – Eve Systems is following through with their commitment to HomeKit over Thread by bringing the Thread version of its popular smart switch Eve Energy to the US, adding the smart weather station Eve Weather to the product line, and announcing Thread-enabled firmware for Eve Aqua (2nd generation). The new releases raise the number of Eve devices that have received certification by the Thread Group to seven – marking the largest portfolio of Thread compatible consumer technology devices by a smart home brand. 

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Eve to Add Thread Support to HomeKit-Enabled Accessories


San Francisco, CA – Nov 11., 2020 – Eve Systems today announced that Thread connectivity will be added to its Bluetooth-equipped Eve accessories. Free Thread-enabled firmware updates will be released later in the month for current Eve Door & Window and European Eve Energy models. Updates for the current generation of Eve Aqua and Eve Thermo will be available shortly after. Eve intends to expand hardware support for Thread to its entire product line, upgrading Eve accessories to connect over a fast, self-healing wireless mesh network enabled by HomePod mini, Apple’s new smart speaker. HomePod mini delivers an immersive 360-degree audio experience, the intelligence of Siri, and smart home capabilities with support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Thread accessories. HomePod mini also acts as a home hub for controlling Eve accessories when away from home.

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Eve Systems Implements iOS 14 Features for Adaptive Lighting and Secure HomeKit Video


San Francisco, October 28, 2020 – Eve Light Strip, the smart LED strip by Eve Systems, is the first product to improve their users’ well-being through HomeKit Adaptive Lighting. Introduced with iOS 14, Adaptive Lighting enables smart lamps to automatically adjust the color temperature throughout the day, with warm colors in the morning, cooler ones at midday, and a reduced amount of blue light at night. A firmware update that brings support for Adaptive Lighting to Eve Light Strip is available for free via the Eve App. What's more, iOS 14 and tvOS 14 enhance Eve Cam out of the box by adding a host of new features for HomeKit Secure Video like Face Recognition, Activity Zones, and access to the camera's live stream on Apple TV.

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Eve liefert Fenster- und Einbruchserkennungssensor Eve Window Guard aus

München, 16. Juni 2020 - Eve Systems hat heute angekündigt, dass der mit patentierter Einbruchserkennung und Apple HomeKit Technologie ausgestattete Fenstersensor Eve Window Guard ab sofort verfügbar ist. Eve Window Guard ist herkömmlichen Smart-Home-Kontaktsensoren weit überlegen, denn er fügt sich nicht nur unsichtbar in alle Fensterrahmen mit Eurofalz ein, sondern erkennt über das Öffnen und Schließen des Fensters hinaus auch das Kippen sowie Glasbruch und Manipulation. Dabei unterscheidet er Einbruchsversuche von harmlosen Erschütterungen wie abprallenden Bällen. Dank HomeKit alarmiert er den Nutzer über alle relevanten Ereignisse per Mitteilung auf dem iPhone und kontert Einbruchsversuche mit automatisiert aktivierter, smarter Beleuchtung. 

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Eve Cam Available for Pre-Order
The feature-rich, secure HomeKit-only indoor camera starts shipping June 23

San Francisco, CA – June 3rd, 2020 – Eve Systems today announced that the indoor security camera, Eve Cam, will be available beginning Tuesday, June 23rd, with pre-orders starting immediately. Eve Cam offers a state-of-the art feature set and user experience, ranging from seamless installation and rich notifications to fully automatic, presence-based operation that allows the camera to deactivate when everyone is home. Eve Cam is made exclusively for Apple HomeKit Secure Video, delivering data security and privacy by design. Live images are never streamed through a server, and recordings are stored securely and fully encrypted in the user’s iCloud.

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CES 2020: Eve introduces Eve Cam with HomeKit Secure Video and announces ship date for Eve Water Guard

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 7, 2020 – Eve Systems today announced the revolutionary Eve Cam, the first ever indoor camera made exclusively for Apple HomeKit Secure Video, built from the ground up to keep your data secure. With HomeKit Secure Video, activity detected by a compatible camera like Eve Cam is privately analyzed by your home hub (Apple TV or HomePod) using on device intelligence to determine if people or pets are present. When important activity is detected, you and anyone you share your HomeKit Home with will receive a rich notification that lets you view the clip right from the iPhone Lock Screen. Recorded video is available to view for ten days from the Home app. It’s securely stored for free in supported iCloud accounts and doesn’t count against your storage limit. 

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Eve at IFA 2019: Eve Extend starts shipping, Eve Thermo gets enhanced, Eve Light Switch and Eve Water Guard forge ahead

Berlin, September 5, 2019 – Eve Systems today announced four new products for this fall/winter. The range extender Eve Extend is shipping today, while an enhanced version of the smart radiator valve Eve Thermo will go on sale September 16. An EU version of Eve Light Switch is due Oct 1st. Eve Water Guard, a smart water detector that warns via visual and acoustic alerts as well as notifications, will make its debut in January 2020.

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Experience Total Wireless Freedom
 with Eve Extend


San Francisco, July 15, 2019 – Eve Systems today announced Eve Extend, a Bluetooth range extender for Eve accessories with Apple HomeKit technology. Eve Extend connects to Eve accessories beyond the Bluetooth range of the iPhone or HomeKit home hub and makes them available across the Wi-Fi network. Whether checking basement humidity levels or activating a garden sprinkler, Eve Extend will put every Eve accessory within reach.

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Award-Winning Design and Certified Safety: Eve Energy Strip – a Must-Have Apple HomeKit Accessory


San Francisco, April 09, 2019 – Eve Systems today announced the immediate availability of Eve Energy Strip, an intelligent triple outlet with Apple HomeKit technology. Certified by UL and crowned by a Red Dot Design Award, Eve Energy Strip delivers the highest standards of safety and quality. Sporting advanced overcurrent, overvoltage, and surge protection, its three outlets can be individually or collectively controlled via Siri, the Apple Home app on any iOS device, and the Eve app. In addition, the Eve app allows you to track total power consumption and projected cost. Eve Energy Strip is available today from Eve, Amazon and Best Buy for USD $99.95.

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With Eve Flare, Indulge in the Aura of Any Color You Wish, Anywhere You Want  


San Francisco, CA – Feb 19, 2019 – Eve Systems today announced that the portable LED lamp Eve Flare is now available in the US and Canada. The lamp offers 6 hours of untethered illumination, wireless charging, and IP65 water resistance. The Eve app makes it easy to explore ready-made shades or fine tune custom colours. Leveraging the power of Apple HomeKit and a direct Bluetooth connection to the iPhone or iPad, Eve Flare ensures an extremely simple setup that eliminates the need for a bridge.Eve Flare is available for for USD $99.95 from Eve or Amazon.

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INNOV8 and Eve Systems Announce Distribution Agreement

Paris, January 30, 2019 – INNOV8 Group and Eve Systems today announced that they will be bringing the award-winning HomeKit product family Eve to Apple households across France. INNOV8 Group, a leading specialist distributor of products and services for the connected home, will offer the Eve product line of control devices and sensors, ranging from smart switches, thermostats and irrigation controllers to LED lamps, light strips, contact and motion sensors, air quality monitors, weather stations, and smoke alarms.

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Eve Energy Strip, the Most Extraordinary Power Strip Available

Munich, January 7, 2019 – Eve Systems today announced Eve Energy Strip, a stunning triple outlet with HomeKit technology, autonomous schedules, power consumption monitoring, and advanced safety features. Eve Energy Strip sports elegant black housing enveloped in an aluminum frame for a solid, sturdy feel. Paired with Siri, Apple Home, and the Eve app, it is the perfect companion to control, automate, and safeguard high-end appliances, treasured home cinema components, and critical computer gear. Thanks to sophisticated protection mechanisms against power surges, overvoltage and overcurrent, connected devices are immune to virtually any electrical faults. Eve Energy Strip will be available for USD $119 starting March 2019.

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Convenient switching, lighting, and control: Eve Systems extends HomeKit lineup

Eve Light Switch, Eve Light Strip & Eve Power Strip offer innovative design and control options for the smart home


Munich, August 30, 2018 – Eve Systems is expanding its market-leading connected home product family, Eve, to include a highly requested European version of Eve Light Switch; a premium LED accent lighting solution, Eve Light Strip, and a full-featured triple-socket, Eve Power Strip. Like all products in the Eve range, these new accessories are based on Apple's HomeKit platform and feature excellent performance along with groundbreaking features. 


Eve Systems unveils Eve Light Switch, Eve Light Strip, and Eve Power Strip at IFA 2018 in hall 6.2, booth 104. 

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Enhanced Precision, All-New Design: Eve Launches Second-Generation Eve Room

Compact and Redesigned Air Quality Monitor Features a Display and Improved Sensors 

Munich, August 27, 2018 – Eve Systems today announced the second generation of Eve Room, its indoor climate & air quality monitor with Apple HomeKit technology. Eve Room brandishes a completely new design, including a high-contrast E-Ink display and anodized aluminum body with state-of-the-art sensor technology for greatly improved durability and long-term accuracy. As before, Eve Room can be operated wirelessly. However, it is now powered by an integrated rechargeable battery. Eve Room will be available for USD $99.95 starting September 12th. Pre-orders are accepted starting today at the Eve Online Store and Amazon.

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Elgato Systems Sells Gaming Business and Renames to Eve Systems 

Smart Home Accessories to Become Main Venture as Corsair Acquires Elgato Gaming 

Munich, Germany, June 27 – Elgato Systems, a leading manufacturer of app-enabled lifestyle accessories, today announced it will shift its focus exclusively to Eve, its successful smart home product line. To reflect that it will change its name to Eve Systems. Elgato Gaming, the company's streaming accessory division, will be sold to leading gaming peripherals maker Corsair and continue as a separate brand. 

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Eve Flare and Eve Aqua Available for Pre-Order

Elgato Expands HomeKit Accessory Line to Outdoor Products

San Francisco, CA – May 29, 2018 – Elgato today announced that the portable LED lamp Eve Flare and the smart water controller Eve Aqua will be available beginning Monday, June 25, with pre-orders starting immediately. HomeKit enabled, wireless, water resistant, and accessible from an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Siri, Eve Flare and Eve Aqua are two great summer gadgets that bring comfort to the outdoors.

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Eve, 01/08/2018

Get a Grip on HomeKit – with Eve Button

Effortless Access to all Your Scenes and Devices 

MUNICH / SAN FRANCISCO – January 8, 2018 – Elgato today announced Eve Button, a practical and pretty controller for HomeKit scenes and devices. Sporting a clean design and an elegant aluminum housing with chamfered edges, Eve Button will activate up to three HomeKit scenes upon a single, double, or long press. Lighting control and powering on appliances becomes available to everyone in the house, easily. 

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Eve, 01/08/2018

The Most Popular Indoor Sensor for HomeKit Gets Even Better

Second Generation of Eve Room Adds E-Ink Display And Built-in Battery 

San Francisco, CA – January 8, 2018 – Elgato today announced the second generation of Eve Room, an indoor sensor with HomeKit technology that tracks air quality, temperature and humidity. Eve Room adds an E-Ink display, a built-in battery that can be charged from any USB power source, and an elegant aluminum housing with chamfered edges.


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Eve, 01/08/2018

Elgato introduces Thunderbolt™ 3 Mini Dock

Full speed and power across all ports, all the time

San Francisco, CA – January 8, 2018 – Elgato today announced Elgato Thunderbolt™ 3 Mini Dock, a groundbreaking solution that brings the industry-leading reliability and performance of Thunderbolt 3 to a portable dock form factor. Featuring HDMI, DisplayPort, USB 3, and gigabit Ethernet ports, Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock eliminates the need for four separate adapters without compromising data bandwidth or power delivery. Up to 40 Gbps throughput guarantees that every port operates reliably at full performance, regardless of what is connected to the other ports. 


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Gaming, 11/21/2017

Elgato Gaming’s 4K60 Pro Capture Card Now Available

Content Creators Can Now Flawlessly Capture Ultra HD Footage with the First-Ever Consumer-Priced 4K Capture Card

SAN FRANCISCO – November 21, 2017 – Elgato Gaming announced today the launch of 4K60 Pro, their latest high-end capture card. 4K60 Pro is the first consumer-priced capture card that allows content creators to record stunning 4K visuals at a smooth 60 frames per second. Creators can also utilize 4K60 Pro to capture high frame rate content in lower resolutions, including 1440p at 144 FPS.

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Gaming, 11/03/2017

Capture 4K Footage Flawlessly with Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro — Coming Soon!

Content Creators can now Deliver Stunning Ultra-HD Visuals with the First-Ever Consumer-Ready 4K Capture Card

MUNICH, GERMANY / SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 3, 2016 – Elgato Gaming today announced that Game Capture 4K60 Pro, a first-of-its-kind capture card capable of flawlessly capturing 4K footage at 60 frames per second, will be available on November 22, 2017. Originally teased at Gamescom 2017, Game Capture 4K60 Pro will be the first consumer-ready 4K capture card to hit the market.

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Eve, 08/29/2017

Security, Garden, Heating Control

Elgato Showcases five new HomeKit Accessories at IFA 2017

Second Generation of Eve Thermo Plus Four All-New Eve Products to Protect your House and Water your Lawn


Munich, Germany / San Francisco, California – August 29, 2017 – Elgato continues to aggressively expand its leading Eve product family of HomeKit enabled accessories by showcasing Eve Lock, Eve Window Guard, Eve Smoke und Eve Aqua at IFA Berlin 2017. 


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Eve, 08/29/2017

IFA 2017: Elgato brings display and touch control to Eve Thermo

Connected radiator valve adds new features

Munich, August 29, 2017— Elgato today announced the second generation of the connected radiator valve Eve Thermo. Eve Thermo introduces capacitive touch control, integrated temperature display of the target temperature. Furthermore, Eve Thermo can be controlled via schedules, HomeKit automations, Siri, Apple Home and the Eve app.


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Gaming, 08/08/2017

Elgato Introduces Cam Link and Green Screen

Video Production Tools for Content Creators

Affordable, Professional-Quality Broadcasting Solutions Unleash New Creative Possibilities for User-Generated Content


SAN FRANCISCO – August 8, 2017 – Elgato today announced two new additions to its product line for content creators, Cam Link and Green Screen. Used separately or in tandem, both products streamline their creators’ workflows and help creators them elevate the production value of their video content through higher quality visuals.


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Eve, 06/08/2017

Wireless, sleek and accurate: Elgato introduces temperature & humidity monitor Eve Degree

San Francisco – May 31, 2017 –Elgato today announced Eve Degree, a temperature and humidity monitor with a breathtaking design and impressive feature set, including state-of-the-art sensors, revolutionary HomeKit technology, and a large LCD display in a stunning anodized aluminum body.


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Eve, 04/12/2017

Elgato Expands Eve Family with Eve Energy

The First Power Outlet for HomeKit in Australia

SYDNEY –– April 12, 2017 — Elgato, leaders in app-powered lifestyle accessories, today unveiled Eve Energy, the first power outlet to be released for Apple’s connected home platform in Australia. It provides on/off power control, energy consumption information and even an estimate of the annual energy cost of the connected device.


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Gaming, 03/23/2017

Elgato Stream Deck Brings Tactile Control to Live Content Creation

SAN FRANCISCO, California –– March 23, 2017 — Elgato today announced Stream Deck, a groundbreaking controller for live content on Twitch and YouTube. Stream Deck enables epic live streams as it lets you switch scenes, launch media, adjust audio and interact with your audience without the need to map and memorize any keyboard shortcuts.


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