Philips Hue already has an enormous portfolio on the subject of smart lighting – it is fingers down the most effective choices within the enterprise. Being the king of smart lighting wasn’t sufficient for the corporate nonetheless, having not too long ago ventured into the smart safety area too.
It is each these areas which have seen enlargement as we hit the top of January too, with Signify (the corporate behind Philips Hue) having introduced not just a few additional wall lights to its smart lighting line up, however new connectors for its Philips Hue Peril observe lighting and becoming a member of the Philips Hue Safe digicam, is the Philips Hue Safe Floodlight Digicam.
What’s the Philips Hue floodlight digicam and what does it do?
The Philips Hue Safe floodlight digicam has been designed for out of doors use, just like the Google Nest Cam with Floodlight and it does precisely what you’d count on – lights up the surface of your home when movement is detected otherwise you manually make it from the Hue app.
It’s a little smarter than simply that nonetheless, illuminating an space of your backyard or driveway in any color you want once you set off a lightweight alarm from the Philips Hue app. The Google Nest Cam with Floodlight can solely provide white gentle by comparability so whether or not you wish to gentle up your driveway pink, purple, purple or orange, the Hue Safe Floodlight Digicam may have you coated.
There are some new app options coming to the Safety Centre of the Hue app too, together with enhancements to the safety push notifications and occasion timeline, together with automated gentle and sound alarms when movement is detected by the Safe safety digicam.
What else has Philips Hue introduced?
In maybe the most important information for the Safe safety cameras nonetheless, is that Amazon Alexa and Google Home assist is coming and that’s most positively one thing we’re trying ahead to seeing. It is going to imply it is possible for you to so as to add the Safe safety cameras to your Alexa or Google smart home programs and we’d count on it is possible for you to to see video feeds from the cameras on an Echo Present or Nest Hub, for instance. That is one thing provided by the Google Nest Cams and Ring cameras for Google and Alexa respectively and it is a very helpful function.
Moreover, Philips Hue has introduced the Dymera wall gentle that’s designed for indoor or out of doors use, combining performance and magnificence. The Dymera wall gentle will provide particular person management over two beams of sunshine that shine up and down, like many wall lights. There’s a alternative of heat to chill gentle or colored gentle so you may decide to have useful lighting, ambient lighting or a pleasant shade of blue lighting up your front room or patio. No matter tickles your fancy.
The Dymera wall gentle is available in a black end solely, however every gentle might be dimmed or brightened with the Philips Hue app and the colors might be managed individually too. Alternatively, as you’d count on from Hue, you too can select to set a scene.
The Philips Hue Dymera wall gentle will probably be out there from 27 February 2024 and they’re going to price Â£199.99. The Hue Safe floodlight digicam is on the market now – as of 23 January 2024 – and it’ll price Â£299.99.