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Leviton improves Decora Smart® Wi-Fi® functionality with new second-generation devices and companion drives and switches from anywhere

Leviton improves Decora Smart® Wi-Fi® functionality with new second-generation devices and companion drives and switches from anywhere

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2021-03-29

MELVILLE, NY, March 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Leviton has expanded the compatibility and functionality of its award-winning Decora Smart Wi-Fi lighting control portfolio with the launch of Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen today.

The next generation of Decora Smart Wi-Fi offers four new products – a 600 W dimmer, a 15 A switch, a mini plug-in switch and a mini-plug-in Dimmer – that work with the free My Leviton app, are certified Wi-Fi, and are compatible with Amazon Alexa ™, Hey Google, Apple HomeKit / Siri, IFTTT and more. In addition, all second-generation Decora Smart Wi-Fi devices work with the new Leviton Anywhere Companions for wireless lighting control with multiple locations wherever you may need it – no cable installation required.

“Leviton makes it easy for homeowners to never add smart lighting control upgrades to suit their unique homes and lifestyle with Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen and Anywhere Companions,” he said. James Shurte, senior product manager, Leviton. “Designed with our customers in mind, these captivating new Leviton products smartly take it to the next level, making it easy and cost-effective to upgrade from standard switches and drives to attractive, application-controlled voice and home solutions.”

Decorate Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen Expands the possibilities of Smart Home

Leviton’s Decora Smart Wi-Fi product line features hubless devices that connect to Wi-Fi through an easy-to-use setup process, making it easy for homeowners to control lighting, electronics and appliances from anywhere via My Leviton app on a smartphone or tablet, as well as via compatible voice assistants. Second-generation Decora Smart Wi-Fi smart drives, switches and plug-ins can be incorporated into any existing smart home along with other current Decora Smart Wi-Fi controls as part of a complete home solution.

The enhanced features of the new second-generation Wi-Fi include:

  • Easy setup using the My Leviton app
  • Extended voice control compatibility includes Amazon Alexa, Hey Google and Apple HomeKit / Siri
  • Pairing second-generation Wi-Fi devices with Anywhere Companions to extend smart lighting control options throughout the home whenever additional lighting control is needed

Decorate Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen also includes robust features such as programming, scenes and activities, such as creating a “Movie Time” scene to dim the lights to 30% brightness; and the ability to control custom lighting settings, including dimming rates, preset light levels, and bulb types. Users can also set the lights in holiday mode to randomize home lighting for an inhabited appearance while away from home, or they can use auto-off mode to activate a reverse timer for areas such as closets, hallways, and bathrooms.

With a shallow depth of product, second-generation Decora Smart Wi-Fi devices are easy to install in new construction or as a replacement for standard switches and dimmers. For users who want multi-location control, Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen supports wired and wireless multi-location control options.

Decorate Smart Anywhere Companions

The new Decora Smart Anywhere Dimmer and Switch Companions pair wirelessly with second-generation Decora Smart Wi-Fi drives and switches to provide additional lighting control locations in the familiar Leviton Decora Smart aesthetic whenever needed for convenience, such as it would be at the base of a staircase or the end of a hall.

Anywhere Companions can be mounted directly on a wall surface with adhesive, making it the perfect solution for adding 3-way lighting control and in multiple locations where there may be no cables or a travel wire wall box . For added convenience, they can be used in both single and multi-gang applications. Replaceable batteries are included.

Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen and Anywhere Dimmer and Switch Companions products are backed by a two-year limited warranty and coordinate perfectly with other Leviton residential devices. Color change kits for second-generation Decora Smart Wi-Fi drives and switches are available in white, ivory, light almond, gray, black, and brown. All Decorate Smart the devices are compatible with Decora and Decora Plus ™ screwless wall tiles.

For more information on Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi 2nd Gen visit www.leviton.com/decorasmartwifi. To learn more about Leviton Decorate Smart Anywhere Companions, visit www.leviton.com/anywhere.

About Leviton Residential
Leviton residential products are the most preferred brand of electrical builders and contractors. Leviton’s award-winning charging centers, lighting controls and wiring devices help electrical industry professionals and homeowners create smart, safe living environments that offer energy savings, convenience and reliability. Find out more at www.leviton.com.

About Leviton
Every day, Leviton offers engineering opportunities that make the future happen, meeting the needs of today’s residential, commercial and industrial customers globally. From electricity to lighting, data networks and energy management, Leviton develops mindful solutions that help its customers’ lives be easier, safer, more efficient and more productive. Motivated by its commitment to its customers, the ingenuity of its employees and the safety and quality of its products and solutions, with Leviton, FUTURE IS ON. For more information, visit http://www.leviton.com, www.facebook.com/leviton, www.twitter.com/leviton, or www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.

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