Philips Hue’s new products blend light, color and sound together

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Signify he presented a wide range of new Philips Hue smart lighting products and features to create an unrivaled lighting experience. Among the novelties we find four gradient products to create suggestive shades of light, bulbs Philips Hue Filament White ambiance, even more performing smart bulbs, bathroom and ceiling fixtures. Finally Philips Hue announced that it will soon arrive in its app integration with Spotify, to combine lighting and music.

Philips Hue gradient, a perfect mix of colored light

Philips Hue has expanded its portfolio of gradient technology products with the launch of Philips Hue Play Light Tube gradient. Equipped with gradient technology, capable of mixing multiple colors together in a single lamp or luminaire, it is also specially designed for be placed above or below a TV. In addition, the white or black color of Philips Hue Play Light Tube gradient allows you to add a touch of taste to the installation of a home system such as the Home Theater.

Photo Credits: Philips Hue.

Gradient technology has also been applied to other Philips Hue products that are particularly popular with users, such as the new one Philips Hue Signe gradient floor or table lamp, available in black and white. In addition to the new one Philips Hue Lightstrip ambiance gradient. This new version adds the possibility of mixing different colors in a single lamp.

The filament smart bulbs also arrive in the White ambiance version

Philips Hue Filament White AmbiancePhoto Credits: Philips Hue.

All bulbs Philips Hue Filament they are now also available in the White ambiance version, making it possible to adjust any shade of white light from warm to cool. These vintage-style smart LED bulbs illuminate different environments using the cool white shade when high concentration is needed; while they fade to golden and warmer shades when you want to create a more welcoming environment to relax. In addition, Philips Hue filament bulbs are a real pleasure for the eye and are an interesting design element. Soon, it will then complete the Filament range too Philips Hue White Filament Candle E14.

Also, smart bulbs Philips Hue with a traditional shape, in the White, White ambiance and White and color ambiance versions, they are now also available in the variants 1100 and 1600 lumens. This allows users to choose the degree of brightness that best suits their needs or the different environments of their home.

The new Philips Hue ceiling products

The new line of Philips Hue ceiling lights brings millions of colors to the living room or bedroom. Philips Hue Surimu Ceiling Panel in fact, it is installed almost in contact with the ceiling and is available in two different shapes – rectangular and square – thus making it the ideal element to improve the perception of space in smaller rooms or with low ceilings.

Lampadine Philips Hue - Surimu ceiling panel rectanglePhoto Credits: Philips Hue.

With the possibility of choosing between black and white, Philips Hue Enrave instead it offers an adjustable white light from warm to cold for the living room, bedroom or kitchen. It is also available as a pendant lamp, able to distribute a powerful light downwards, returning a soft decorative glow upwards. Finally, by December, Signify will also launch Philips Hue Infuse, a luminaire that emits white and colored light with a subtle indirect light on the ceiling.

To create a refined atmosphere that colors the bathroom with millions of color variations, it is possible to install Philips Hue Xamento Recessed Spots, special spotlights characterized by a minimal chrome design. Furthermore, Philips Hue Devere Ceiling Light is the ceiling light that offers a combination of adjustable quality white light from warm to cold and indirect light effects. Finally, the range of Philips Hue bathroom lights will be further expanded later this year with the addition of the ceiling light. Philips Hue Xamento which emits white and colored light.

Philips Hue Devere ceiling lightPhilips Hue Devere ceiling light. | Photo Credits: Philips Hue.

New software updates are coming

The Philips Hue 4 app now integrates the functionality of dynamic scenes. In other words, instead of associating each light with a single color, the dynamic scenes will allow them to slowly pass through the different colors of the scene and create a completely unique atmosphere.

In addition, Signify has announced an additional feature that will be added to the Hue scene gallery during this fall. With specially designed scenes lasting 24 hours, the lights will automatically adjust their color and brightness as the hours go by. The first new scene mimics the movement of the sun during the day with a white light that oscillates from warm to cold. The time slots can also be customized according to your daily routine.

Finally, a software update for the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is also coming this fall. The update will allow you to return the product compatible with 120Hz support of the new game consoles, ensuring a better gaming experience for professional gamers. Sync Box can support 120Hz with a image resolution of 1080p and 1440p. Alternatively, should a higher image resolution be preferred, the current Sync Box will continue to support 4K image resolution up to a 60Hz refresh rate.

The integration of lighting and music thanks to Spotify

The innovative Philips Hue + Spotify integration blends light and music together, creating an engaging and unique entertainment experience. After linking your Philips Hue and Spotify accounts, the Philips Hue app extracts the metadata from every song played through Spotify, regardless of the device used. He then creates an advanced lighting script that allows the luminaires to interact not only to the beat of the song, but also to the genre and atmosphere. In addition, in the new Sync tab of the Philips Hue app, users can adjust the brightness, intensity and even the color palette of the lights.

Spotify integrationPhoto Credits: Philips Hue.

The Philips Hue + Spotify integration will begin rolling out globally, as an early access program for Philips Hue 4 app users, starting today September 1st. Starting from the end of October the functionality will become permanent within the Hue 4 app.

Availability and prices of the new Philips Hue bulbs:

  • Philips Hue ambiance gradient lightstrip (available from 14 September)
    • 59.90 € (1m)
    • 149,90 € (2m)
  • Philips Hue gradient Signe floor and table lamp (available from 14 September):
    • 199,90 € (table)
    • 299,90 € (terra)
  • Philips Hue Play gradient light tube (available from October 26th):
    • 179,90 € (compact)
    • €199.90 (large)
  • Philips Hue White ambiance Filament Bulbs (available from 1st September):
    • 29,90 € (A60)
    • 39,90 € (ST64)
    • 39,90 € (G93)
    • 49,90 € (ST72)
    • 49,90 € (G125)
  • Philips Hue White, White Ambiance and White and Color Ambiance 1100 lumen (75W) Bulbs (available starting September 1st):
    • € 19.90 (White single pack)
    • € 34.90 (White Ambiance single pack)
    • € 59.90 (single pack White and Color Ambiance)
  • Philips Hue White, White Ambiance and White and Color Ambiance 1600 lumen (100W) Bulbs (available starting October 12):
    • € 24.90 (single pack White)
    • € 49.90 (White Ambiance single pack)
    • € 69.90 (single pack White and Color Ambiance)
  • Philips Hue White Filament Candle (available from 1st September):
    • € 29.90 (single pack)
    • € 49.90 (double pack)
  • Philips Hue Surimu Ceiling Panel (available from September 14th):
    • 269,90 € (1200 x 300 mm)
    • 269,90 € (600 x 600 mm)
  • Philips Hue Enrave Ceiling Light (available from 12 October):
    • 99,90 € (S)
    • 159,90 € (M)
    • 219,90 € (L)
    • 259,90 € (XL)
  • Philips Hue Obstructs During (available from 12 October):
  • Philips Hue Infuse Ceiling Light (available by the end of the year):
    • 189,90 € (M)
    • 249,90 € (L)
  • Philips Hue Devere Ceiling Light (available from 12 October):
    • 169,90 € (M)
    • 229,90 € (L)
  • Philips Hue Xamento Recessed Spots (available from 1st September):
    • € 169.90 (triple pack)
  • Philips Hue Xamento Ceiling Light (available by the end of the year):
    • 199,90 € (M)
    • 259,90 € (L)

For more details on the new products you can visit this page of the official Philips Hue website.