Today Xiaomi has started in China the Mi Developers Conference 2019. An annual event where the latest advances made by the brand in terms of software are shown, together with the latest developments in the field of home automation and artificial intelligence.
Among the great news, Xiaomi has presented its new Bluetooth module BLE and Zigbee 3.0. A renewed chipset that manages to reduce its price considerably in order to achieve new home automation products in the near future at an even more attractive price if possible.
Another of the great novelties has been the presentation of a new gateway for Mi Home. In this case, this 3rd generation arrives optimized with the latest technologies and advances made by Xiaomi, greatly improving the way in which it collects information from the rest of home automation gadgets that are connected. The price of this new gateway will be 129 yuan, about 1300 INR to change ($19).
Recall that this gateway, like the rest, allows you to centralize the connection of all Xiaomi’s home automation products. Thanks to these we can create new scenes and configure automation from the data obtained by motion detectors, cameras, window sensors, etc.
XiaomiAI 3.0 and a new Research and Development Department
In addition, Xiaomi has introduced XiaomiAI 3.0, a new version that improves its fluency when talking to the user, lengthening the dialogues with much more natural pronunciations and phrases. Among its great novelties, we find a new function capable of converting our calls to text, being the assistant himself who answers and talks with the person who has called us.
Likewise, Xiaomi has taken the opportunity to present its new and own IoT development department. A breakthrough whose objective is none other than to try to reduce R&D costs by allowing us in the future to be able to buy home automation gadgets at a lower cost.
Finally, the Asian firm and in collaboration with Aqara, has presented its first smoke detector compatible with Mi Home. This new Aqara NB-IoT promises to protect the alert user in case of detecting smoke in our home. Its price will be 299 yuan, about 3000 INR to change ($ 42).