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Philips Hue wall switch module finally solves problem; new outdoor lights too

2 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

An upcoming Philips Hue physical wall switch module will solve one of the biggest problems experienced by smart home fans who share a home with less techy people: If someone uses the physical wall switch to turn off a light, it can no longer be app- or Siri-controlled.
The smarts for controlling Hue bulbs are in the bulb itself - and they require mains power to receive and respond to app or Siri commands. That means if someone physically switches off the light, it's no longer reachable until you physically switch it back on...
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Philips Hue Announces New Wall Switch Module, Dimmer Switch, and Outdoor Light Bar

Philips Hue Announces New Wall Switch Module, Dimmer Switch, and Outdoor Light Bar

2 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Philips Hue has announced a new wireless dimmer switch module that lets Hue bridge owners directly control the smart lighting from their standard wall switches.
The new Philips Hue wall switch module is the ideal addition to any Philips Hue set up. Installed behind existing light switches, it allows users to turn their existing switch into a smart switch and ensures their smart lighting is always reachable. Whether it is via the app or via voice control: no more getting up from the couch to turn on the switches that a family member or house guest might have turned off. New to Hue: the wall...
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Philips Hue unveils new outdoor lights and switches

Philips Hue unveils new outdoor lights and switches

2 days ago   |   By iMore

They'll be available very soon!
What you need to know
Signify has unveiled some brand new Philips Hue lights and switches.
The lineup includes new linear spotlights and outdoor wall lights.
There's also a new wall switch and dimmer too!
Philips Hue lights are some of the best smart lights for your home, and now their lineup is getting even better with new outdoor lights and switches.
Announced Thursday, Signify is releasing four new products, including two new outdoor lights and new switches to control your smart home. From the press release:
The new Philips Hue Amarant linear spotlight...
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