Homes From The Future

Phillips Hue

Phillips hue is wireless LED lighting system connecting to your phone and smart home system

The most popular lighting system for smart homes, it integrates with amazon Alexa and other smart home kits, and is available as a number of different lighting devices.

The most popular lighting kit is the phillips hue starter kit. The new version of the kit provides a hub and two lightbulbs. The hub easily plugs into your wifi router and connects to all the phillips hue bulbs from it. The app is available on iPhone or android and has an easy to use interface for adjusting each of the lightbulbs. It allows you to save presets of all your lightbulbs to easily switch between them.

20 bulb setup in an apartment:

The app comes with many options including one that automatically turns on lights when your phone enters your wifi network. It can also be set up to turn on and off at a set time. One great feature involves using the lights to fade in in the mornings, when you want to wake up. You can also connect it to other great apps that will sync the hue system to music playing, or automate tasks. Using IFTTT you can see a collection of popular functions that can easily be integrated into the hue system. https://ifttt.com/hue

Phillips hue app demo:

Syncing lighting to music with hue disco app:

Each wireless bridge can support up to 50 light bulb devices. The lightbulbs can integrate with many different home automation setups, including amazon alexa.

TECH SPECS

(STARTER KIT)

Part Number

929001136903

Item Weight

11.2 ounces

Product Dimensions

11.2 x 7.3 x 3.9 inches

Item model number

455303

Assembled Height

3.86 inches

Assembled Length

11.22 inches

Assembled Width

7.28 inches

Item Package Quantity

1

Style

Hue White Starter Kit

Color

Hue White

Shape

A19

Voltage

120 volts

Specific Uses

Indoor use only

Batteries Included?

No

Batteries Required?

No

Certification

certified frustration-free

Type of Bulb

LED

Base Type

E26

Luminous Flux

800

Wattage

9.5

Wattage

9.5 watts

Incandescent equivalent

60 watts

Bulb Features

Dimmable

Color Temperature

2700 Kelvin

Color Rendering Index (CRI)

80

Average Life

15000 hours

Start Up Time

0.50s