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. Eve Button seamlessly plugs into any HomeKit setup, installation via Apple Home or the Eve app is a matter of a few minutes as there’s no bridge or third party cloud service to configure. Eve Button is available immediately for USD $49.95 from Elgato and Amazon and will become available in the Apple Store later in the month.

„There are situations where you don’t have access to Siri or an app, and where no sensor is available to trigger the scene. That’s where Eve Button comes, ensuring that you’re always in control,“ said Adam Steinberg, Vice President Customer Experience, Elgato. “Eve Button looks gorgeous, it is intuitive and it is always within reach.“


Eve Button – Highlights:

  • Easily assign three different scenes in which multiple accessories work simultaneously
  • Trigger one scene with a single press, another with a double press, and a third with a long press  
  • Sleek and portable design with anodized aluminum finish
  • Easily set up in a minute
  • Direct BLE connection via home hub (Apple TV or HomePod) - no bridge or gateway required
  • Long-lasting, replaceable battery


Technical Specifcations

  • Wireless Connection: Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Power: Replaceable CR2032 Battery
  • Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.1 x 0.5 in / 52 x 52 x 13 mm


System Requirements

  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 11.2 or later 
  • Apple TV with tvOS 11 or iPad set up as a home hub

Press inquiries

Lars Felber, Director PR
(415) 800-3076
[email protected]