Philips is working on iOS app from notification center to operate Hue lamps




Philips is working on a Hue application for iOS that optimally should make Homekit, the API that Apple announced earlier this week for home automation integration to offer with an iPhone. Use

Philips Hue lamps with Homekit The Dutch electronics giant revealed on Twitter a prototype which showed what can be controlled. from the notification center of IOS are Hue lamps From that center would include a user can choose different light scenes.

Philips is one of the first major companies are going to do something. Homekit with Apple announced the API for automation integration this week with the release of iOS 8. with Homekit puts Apple open the doors for developers to integrate into the mobile operating system, which makes home automation services for example lights and later also expected to appliances like refrigerators can be controlled.

The Hue-Philips lamps have already since its introduction in 2012 to operate. Using a mobile device This requires use of a bridge and a single mobile company, which also is not integrated into the operating system. A Hue-starter with three LED bulbs will cost 199 euros, while further loose bulbs and strips are available for and 90 euros respectively. 60

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