Philips Hue Smart Lightbulbs
Philips Hue is your personal wireless lighting. It enables you to create and control light using your smartphone or tablet, bringing endless possibilities to help you get creative and personalize your lighting to suit your and your family's lifestyle.
In an instant, you can set the perfect tone and enhance a moment with tunable white light and a full spectrum of color. The Hue starter kit includes three Hue A19 bulbs and a Hue bridge, allowing you to connect all of the Hue and Friends of Hue products throughout your home.
What can Hue do for you?
In the morning:
Use the timer option and turn Hue into your morning wake up call. Set your lights to gradually brighten over time, waking you up more pleasantly than an abrupt ring of an alarm – you can even create a scene from the image of a rising sun and turn Hue into your own personal sunrise.
If you're working late or out for the night, you can turn your wireless lights on or off remotely. That way you can make it look like you're home, even when you're not. You can also set your lights to come on at a set time through out the week. You’ll never have to come back to a dark house again.
The Philips Hue app includes four preset Light Recipes that let you change the lighting for specific needs –you can even customize the settings of any Light Recipe so it's tuned perfectly for you.
- Relax –A soft, soothing glow perfect for relaxation.
- Concentrate –Tested in schools to a tone and brightness that’ll help keep you focused and alert.
- Energize –Bathe in a bright and vibrant light to give your energy levels a boost.
- Reading –The perfect white light intensity for reading.
Remote access when you’re away from home:
Did you forget to turn your lights off before leaving home again? With Hue, that’s not a problem anymore. Simply control your lights remotely via the Hue portal, wherever in the world you might be. The Hue portal (accessible through your web browser or Hue app) also enables you to save and share lighting scenes with other Hue users.
Relive a favorite moment:
With Hue, any photo on your smartphone or tablet becomes a palette to paint with light, enabling you to bring back the memories of a vacation or capture the vibrancy of a summer day. Drag the picker across a photo to select a color within the image. Once you're happy with the scene, simply save and use again.
Control from your iOS, Android smart devices and/or your Kindle:
Control your lights wirelessly from anywhere in your house. Your smart device can control any light connected to the bridge. Philips Hue is based on ZigBee, a low power, safe, and reliable technology to control your lights. The Hue system can be easily integrated with other ZigBee-based systems for additional home automation.
Choose from 16 million colors – pick and save your favorite color scenes:
Great for creating mood lighting inside your home, Philips Hue offers 16 million colors to choose from - a bright sunshine yellow to warm your soul, a romantic shade of red, or a pale leaf green color to ease you into the evening. It’s easy to save your favorite color scenes to use again and again.
Expand your ecosystem:
Connect up to 50 Hue products to your Philips Hue bridge. Simply begin with any of the available starter kits and add on in any combination. With a tap of your finger, you can now control any connected lighting in your home.
Light dynamics—enjoy dynamic light effects synced to your moment:
There is an ever growing number of applications being developed for Hue within this community. This has resulted in creative and dynamic lighting schemes opening possibilities of syncing your lights to your favorite music, to get the party kicking and much more.
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