Philips Hue is the solution from Philips for connected and customizable lighting. These devices are often used in home automation installations because they are easy to integrate and offer multiple possibilities. The Philips bridge is necessary if you want to control and program the Hue products from your smartphone or smart hub. In the Hue range, Philips provides a large selection of products, which purpose is to bring a light ambience to your home according
to your mood :
Looking for original ideas to use Philips Hue? Here is a list of fun things you can do:
- With Apple HomeKit, you can voice control your Philips Hue products by using Siri on your Apple device (iPhone or iPad for example). Just ask Siri to turn on your lights!
- Are you a party planner? Create the best lighting ambiance on your dance floor by using an app like Hue Party to synchronize your lights with the music.
- Create a smart atmosphere when you are watching a movie by connecting your TV with Philips Hue. With the Ambilight technology, the movie’s light can be spread around some Philips TVs. Nice for movie nights!
- Don’t want to miss an e-mail? With IFTTT (If This Then That), change your lighting color to be notified when you receive an e-mail or a text. Download the IFTTT application on your smartphone and connect it to your lamps, then program your “recipe” (scenario) in the app. Another idea is to adapt your lighting to the weather forecast.
Let us know if you own any Philips Hue products and how you use it.