The Philips Hue line of smart bulbs is developing today with the expansion of a lot of new lights, strips, and lamps. There’s a lot of stuff, so here’s a speedy rundown:
New filament bulbs that can change color temperature (in addition to a new candle shape for filament bulbs)
Brighter alternatives (75 watt and 100 watt same) for shading temperature changing and full shading of the standard Hue bulbs
A “light tube” for enlightening around your TV (it’s intended to synchronize the colors to what’s on screen)
Enhanced versions of the Signe floor and table lights that can show numerous tones
An updated TV-focused lightstrip, the “Hue ambiance gradient lightstrip,” which can moreover display various colors simultaneously
A new ceiling light called Infuse that can change colors and throws a bit of light onto the ceiling
The products are carrying out throughout the next few months, for certain configurations of the brighter bulbs and filament bulbs accessible immediately, the lightstrip and lights coming in October, and the light tube coming and ceiling coming in January.
Imply, which makes the Hue setup, is additionally releasing a Hue application update today that will take into account “dynamic scenes,” which let lights continually shift colors. Later this fall, the organization intends to launch a “natural light” scene that will allow your lights to change their color temperature for the duration of the day to emulate the light of the sun, with cooler tones in the morning and warmer tones toward the day’s end.
The Hue Play HDMI sync box, which syncs lights with your TV screen, is additionally getting an update later this fall to support 120Hz gaming. Sadly, it’ll just help up to 1440p resolution at that high refresh rate, so you’ll need to pick what to prioritize. The box as of now supports 4K gaming however at just 60Hz.
Notwithstanding the new bulbs, Signify likewise reported a partnership with Spotify to synchronize your lights to whatever music you have playing.