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Control Lights with Your Voice or a Smart Device

By: Jodi Marks

Philips Hue Smart Lighting

There have been systems on the market for years that allow you to control your home’s lighting.

But let’s be real: they’re very expensive and they’re very labor-intensive when it comes to wiring.

Philips has a great option: their Smart Wireless Lighting Starter Kit has everything that you need to get a cool lighting experience in your house.

Its bridge connects to your wireless router in your home, then all you have to do is download the app on your phone and now you can control these four LED lights from anywhere in the world — or just simply across the room while you’re sitting on your couch.

You can also set up a timer — let’s say if you go out of town and you want the lights to come on and off at a certain time, you can control that through your app.

You can also choose up to 16 million different colors to create a really nice ambiance in your room.

Another cool feature is you can tie it into your music, your movies or even your gaming experience to have a different array of lights going on.

So, if you’re in the market for a lighting system for your home, this is a pretty good option.

You can find this product at The Home Depot


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Control Lights with Your Voice or a Smart Device