Smart lighting firm Philips Hue has a brand new product in its house leisure catalog that ought to make a sensible TV lighting setup a lot simpler and extra highly effective. The new Philips Hue Play gradient lightstrip options individually-addressable full-color LEDs, which means each will be tuned to a unique coloration impartial of the remainder for a extra immersive color-matching expertise when utilizing it in tandem with the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync field, or the sync software program for PC or Mac.
The new gradient lightstrip is custom-made in three completely different dimension settings, for 55-inch ($199.99), 65-inch ($219.99) and 75-inch ($239.99) TVs respectively. The firm created them in these settings for simple mounting and set up, however you can too use them with bigger or smaller units with only a little bit of tweaking. They’re out there for pre-order now, and can ship on October 16 within the U.S.
Using the Hue Sync cellular app, customers can tweak the place and peak of the gradient lights (and every other suitable Hue merchandise) of their leisure space, and the lights will tune their coloration and brightness to match what’s being displayed on display screen. Prior variations of Hue’s lightstrip merchandise have been solely capable of swap fully from one coloration to a different, which means they weren’t almost pretty much as good at matching particular to specific areas of the display screen. The gradient lightstrip seems to be to have the ability to present a way more pure and immersive coloration matching expertise in consequence.
Alongside the brand new gradient lightstrip, Philips additionally launched a lot of different new merchandise, together with a redesigned Hue Iris desk lamp that now has elevated brightness, higher colours, and a decrease dimmed flooring. It’s acquired Bluetooth onboard, to be used with out a Hue bridge, too. Likewise for the corporate’s information Philips Hue E12 candelabra bulbs, which all have Bluetooth on board.
The Hue assortment additionally now consists of vintage-look filament bulbs in two new kind components, ungluing a big globe and. massive Edison design, and the Hue Ensis pendant mild is accessible in a brand new black colorway. Finally, there’s a brand new Philips Hue White buster E14 bubble, which is a tiny lovely little bulb to be used in itty bitty sconce lights and different small fixtures.