Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) gets into LED Bulbs Business with Philips
Philips has introduced new series of Bulbs which will be available at Apple’s stores.The newly introduced bulbs not only are energy efficient but also can be tunned by users to the desired color.Settings can be saved so that users can recreate “scenes” instantly.Philips claims that these exper lights have special Light themes, called ‘LightRecipes’ that will help users to adjust lights to complement the body’s biological response to light.
Apple also has taken another step and has moved in home automation industry.The new 50W (600 lumen) LED bulbs will give property owners the chance to remotely tune the lights, and will also allow them to save and adjust settings.All these remote features are implemented by the automation giant Apple.
Andrea Smith, writing in Mashable, said that she had a lot of fun trying out the Hue system and app for a few days.
“I was able to change the colours of the light bulbs in different rooms, adjust the brightness level, or turn the lights off and on with one touch from my iPad.”
The bulbs, that cost £179 for a starter pack also includes broadband connection equipment.Philips also hopes that software developers will create their own apps for Hue, which uses an open standard called ZigBee Light Link.
One of the main advantage of the lights is use for security purposes by switching on a light when you are not at home, which could put off prospective burglars. Also if you in huge apartments and home if its easy to switch on and off lights or manage them at different times these unique bulbs by Philips can be tunned at required settings and you dont have to put a lot of efforts in managing the lights system