As planned, Xiaomi has released his own today 92 ° crowdfunding product and if someone had suspected that he had to deal with water in a sense, he went very close to what turned out to be the new product, that is, a Aqara Water Detector Sensor.
Especially the Aqara sensor detects the level of water on floors starting from 0.5 mm and allows additional safety-related gadgets to brand Aqara to stop the flow of water by acting on the valve block and alerting the user through the supplied application.
The Aqara Water Sensor is of course certified against dust and water IP67, is of reduced size equal to 50 x 50 x 15 mm and has a minimal design that resembles a small soap to smell the environment so that it can be placed in the bathroom, in the bedroom, in the kitchen according to your needs without worrying about weighing the furniture.
Aqara works with a regular button battery that guarantees up to 2 years of use with low energy consumption and that can be safely replaced. In practice, the Aqara sensor detects a water height of 0.5 mm it will signal the danger through the application
The price is definitely interesting as the Aqara sensor will be sold for 79 yuan equal to 10 around euro with start of shipments starting from the 3 August. Perhaps the system will be difficult to use for our latitudes given the use of only the Chinese language but should be made however compliments for the interesting idea and initiative undertaken by the company. I leave you to watch the video summarizing the operation of the sensor.