Signify Positions Wiz for Broader Mass Market Appeal Than Hue, with Lower Prices

Signify is stepping up marketing of its expanded Wi-Fi-based WiZ smart lighting line as it targets the mass market with “no hub needed” bulbs (check out the lower right-hand corner) such as this color 60W equivalent, which are lower-priced than

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CNET Pick as the Best Smart Light Bulbs: Philips Hue White LED

Philips Hue smart light bulbs have been our top pick for years, and with good reason. The company’s range of products is the broadest in the category, encompassing standard A19 bulbs, flood lights, light strips, fixtures and most recently an

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Ledvance Unveils Range to Challenge Signify’s Hue

Ledvance has unveiled a range of smart lamps and controls in a clear targeting of the market enjoyed by the hugely successful Signify Hue offering. The Professional Smart for Residential series includes smart Parathom lamps in a wide variety of

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Signify Pumps Up Hue with More Voice Controls, Outdoor Products, and Enhanced Zones

Signify continued to expand its Hue line of smart lighting, unveiling voice controls for home entertainment systems, introducing new outdoor luminaires and new wall switches, and enhancing the “zone” feature in Hue’s control app that lets users subdivide the settings

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Best Cheap Smart LED Bulbs of 2019

 Looking for a light bulb that you can automate or control with voice commands? You’re in luck — and you won’t need to spend more than $8. https://www.cnet.com/news/best-cheap-smart-led-bulbs-in-2019-does-it-matter-which-bulb-you-buy/ Best overall Wyze Bulb $12 Best platform Philips Hue White LED $14

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CNET Review: Philips Hue White LED

Philips Hue smart light bulbs have been our top pick for years, and with good reason. The company’s range of products is the broadest in the category, encompassing standard A19 bulbs, flood lights, light strips, fixtures and most recently an

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Signify Launches Portable Smart Lighting Products

Signify announced new smart light products, including an upgraded Hue Go, the Smart button, the Smart plug, and new GU10 and E14 smart bulbs. The Philips Hue Go is a portable smart lamp offering colored smart light with Bluetooth capability

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CES 2019: Advanced Smart Lighting Applications

KOHLER Konnect features innovative kitchen and bath products that use voice commands, motion control, and personalized preset. The system includes Veil Lighted Bathroom collection which brings connected lighting into the entire bathroom space. Through the collaboration with Signify, Kohler has

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Signify Still Sells Lights! Unveils Some 20 New Hue Models

Many of them will connect to the Internet, so there’s still a data play. But it’s a reminder that the lighting industry is still tending to illumination, even as reaches for the IoT brass ring. Now, something for readers who

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Jet-Lagged? Stop by the Circadian Lighting Lounge at Oslo Airport

Tunable LED lighting can help keep peoples’ circadian clocks in check, why not enlist LEDs in the war against jet lag? Without diving into the science, blue frequencies can stimulate, and ambers can relax In one of the latest developments,

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Philips Lighting and Amazon Team-up to Upgrade the Smart Home

Philips Lighting has expanded its collaboration with Amazon to create an easy way to start with a voice-controlled smart home. While supplies last, customers who purchase an Echo Plus will receive a Philips Hue white connected light bulb, which can

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Philips Lighting and the Golden State Warriors Bring the Excitement to the Team’s Fans’ Homes

As part of a first-of-its-kind integration with sports, the Philips Hue system can now be synced with the Warriors’ games through the team’s official mobile app. Brilliant colors flash at the start of every game, transforming the sports game-viewing experience

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Philips Hue Candelabra Bulbs

Philips Hue has long vied for domination of the smart LED lighting market, and it’s leading the charge into color-changing candelabra bulbs, too. The big advantage the Hue Candle bulbs have is the existing Hue ecosystem — a system compatible

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Ikea Makes Grab for Affordable Smart Lighting Market

Ikea, the flat-pack furniture giant, has announced that it is to release an affordable range of smart luminaires that can be controlled wirelessly using a remote control. Although the smart lighting market has been growing, it is still often confined

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Philips Adds Huawei as an IoT Partner for Hue Smart Bulbs

Philips Lighting expanded its Internet of Things (IoT) universe for the home, making its Hue smart bulbs compatible with an IoT system provided by Chinese information technology networking giant Huawei. By combining forces, users can control Hue smart lamps using

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Tikteck Multi-Color Bluetooth LED Review

Here’s a $10 Philips Hue competitor. Color-changing smart bulbs are often stupid expensive, but the $10 Tikteck LED is an exception. At a fraction of what you’d expect to spend on bulbs from Lifx or Philips Hue, Tikteck’s Bluetooth LED

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Xicato Publishes IES TM-30-15 Color Rendering Data for LED Modules

Xicato® published today on its website TM-30-15 Color Rendering results for its entire product range of XTM and XIM modules. TM-30-15 is a new method for quantifying color rendering properties of light sources that was recently published by the Illuminating

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Philips Launches Cheaper Hue Smart Light Bulb Kit

The Philips Hue product line is very expensive with some starter kits costing $200. If you really want to be able to control multiple light bulbs at a time, Philips has something new for you — a $40 wireless dimming

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IES Publishes New Method for Evaluating Color Rendition TM-30-15

While CRI enjoys widespread use, its limitations are well recognized, and the need for a viable alternative is increased by the proliferation of SSL, which offers tremendous scope for spectral engineering and optimization. TM-30-15 addresses many of the CRI’s limitations,

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