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Mar282013

lighting innovation hue

hue

personal wireless lighting

Light you can control from your smart device. When it comes to wireless lights, hue is about as smart as it gets.

To get started, just download the free app to your smart phone or tablet. … you can use the app to control your wireless bulbs.

The LED technology inside every hue wireless LED bulb is a little bit special. That’s because it can display different tones of white light – from warm yellow white to vibrant blue white. Of course, it can also recreate any color in the spectrum. Naturally.

And they couldn’t be easier to install. Just pick the lights or lamps you want to give the hue makeover and screw the wireless bulbs in. Then turn the light switch on, so there’s electricity running to the bulb, and you’re all done. It really is that simple.

PAINT WITH LIGHT

You already know that hue can recreate any color. You just need the palette to paint with, right? So what better place to start than your own photos? Use the app to capture the colors from any photo and then recreate them in your room. Simply drag the pointer to a color in your photo and the hue bulb will change to that color straight away.

A RECIPE FOR EVERY TASTE

Okay, so hue can light your room in a million different ways. But it can also help you focus, give you an energy boost or help you relax. Now that’s some clever science. And it’s something we’ve crammed into a very useful tool we call Light Recipes.

To use the Light Recipes, just select the option in the app and then choose one of the four recipes – Relax, Concentrate, Energize and Reading. There’s a sliding bar to change the brightness, so you’re always the one in remote control of your lights.

WELCOME HOME

Working late? Or maybe you’re out for the night. No problem. Simply turn your wireless lights on or off remotely. That way you can make it look like you’re home, even when you’re not.

Better still, you can set your lights to come on at a set time. Perfect if you’re away on holiday but you want people to think you’re still in. Or maybe just before you arrive home from work. That way you’ll never come back to a dark house again.

THE BRAINS OF THE OPERATION

The hue bridge is where all the clever stuff happens. It’s the ‘bridge’ between your bulbs and your smart phone app. And it can link up to 50 bulbs at a time.

To connect your bridge, first power up the bridge and then connect it to the back of your wireless router, using the network cables provided.

get the full set up for under $200 on Amazon: Hue LED lighting

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