“ELK-BLEDOM” is a Bluetooth LED Strip Light. If you see “ELK-BLEDOM” in the Bluetooth connection list on any device (such as an iPhone, Android smartphone, PC, Mac, or otherwise), someone nearby likely has a smart LED strip light plugged in. These strip lights, controlled via a smartphone app over Bluetooth, are commonly sold on platforms like Amazon. They use a generic Bluetooth chipset that appears as “ELK-BLEDOM” in Bluetooth device lists. For instance, there are manuals for some of these strip lights that instruct owners to connect to “ELK-BLEDOM” to control the light with an app on a smartphone. Multiple brands of LED strip lights available online use this same generic chipset, which might be sourced from manufacturers in China.
“ELK-BLEDOM” might appear mysterious to some users because they are detecting nearby strip lights owned by others, possibly their neighbors. In some cases, people have been able to detect and connect to an LED strip light located in a different house over 70 feet away.