Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) recently introduced Philips Hue, the personal smart lighting system that allows people to control their lights in their homes or from anywhere in the world using a smart device.
Choosing from a spectrum of more than 16 million colors, Philips Hue lets homeowners personalize their lighting experience with custom settings and program timers.
Philips Hue lights can serve as a wake-up call in the morning by automatically increasing its brightness.
By using the app, Philips Hue lights can be controlled from just about anywhere. Set the lights at certain times of the day by enabling the geofencing feature on the Philips Hue app. There is also the Tropical Twilight or Tokyo Lights light scenes.
Syncing the lights with music, videos, and games.
It also responds to voice commands using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Nest, and Apple HomeKit, and even synchronize the smart lights with Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube.
The Hue White and Color Ambiance (WACA) range system provides an entire spectrum of 16 million colors, that can be adjusted to fit any moment of the day.
The Hue Starter Kit includes three Hue White and Color Ambiance bulbs and a bridge, that allows homeowners to add up to 50 Philips Hue light bulbs, and up to 12 switches and other accessories through the Philips Hue app.
Aside from Alexa and Google Assistant, Philips Hue also works with other smart-home platforms such as Apple HomeKit, Samsung Smartthings, Microsoft Cortana, Bosch, and Logitech.
The new Philips Hue range also features dual Bluetooth connectivity and Zigbee technology for an expanded smart lighting experience.