Alexa and Philips Hue: Setup, Voice Commands and New Tips and Tricks!
In this post, we will teach Alexa to talk to your Philips Hue lights. You will find all the voice commands to control your lights just by voice! And we've also added the Philips Hue Zones (beta) feature, which works now nicely with Alexa and added some brand new Alexa light tips and tricks.
Christmas Without Siri! Amazon and Google alone at the Christmas party!
It’s official now. Siri won’t join us for Christmas. Apple Online news state, Apple needs a bit more time for HomePod, before it is ready for customers. Siri at HomePod is expected now somewhere in early 2018. We can only speculate, why exactly the release date has been pushed out from December into 2018. Elon Musk …
Philips Hue - The Smart Setup for Your Smart Lights
In this post, we will shed some light on the basic principles of smart lighting and the Philips Hue product family and generations. We will look into efficiently setting up - just a couple and also many - lights with the Philips Hue app and prepare a setup which we can easily integrate with our voice assistants: Siri, Alexa, and Google.
Sleeping Better with Smart Lighting: Smarter "Go to Bed" and "Wake Up"
We spend more than a third of our lives asleep. Can smart lighting help us to better prepare for going to bed and waking up more energized? Why and how?
Introduction to Smart Entertainment: History of Wireless Remote Controls
It is a rainy September afternoon in New York. We are at the first Electrical Exhibition held at Madison Square Garden. A tall, skinny man is standing next to a big pool, surrounded by an excited crowd. In the pool we see a 4 foot long miniature ship. The man’s mustache is trembling as he commands with slavic accent.