Smart Lighting

From Bulbs to Lamps to Switches and more

Smart lights have a surprising amount to offer, but there are some drawbacks, most can be overlooked while others might be a deal breaker.

New to all thing smart lighting? We’ve created a few articles covering the basics on what smart lights are and what smart switches are all about, outlining benefits and uses.

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Overview
Smart Lights

Benefits

Smartening the lights in your home will add extra convenience, security and features such as:

  1. Automate your lights turning on when someone walks in the room
  2. Control lights with a voice commands
  3. Create mood lighting by dimming the lights and change their tone / colour
  4. Check if you left any lights on, and even turn them on/off remotely with an app on your phone

Features

While features vary between makes and models, here’s some of the features you should look out for. 

  • Connects directly to your WiFi or through a hub
  • Change the colour (millions to choose from)
  • Change the tone (warmer orange to cooler blue)
  • Adjust the brightness (from blinding – to – barely on)
  • Optional features such as in-built motion sensors

Uses

What do you do once you’ve installed your smart lights? Here’s a few practical uses.

  1. Control your lights via voice, app on your phone or setup a schedule
  2. Group lights for added control over how a room is lit up
  3. Added security with holiday mode, lights that turn on to make it seem like someone is home
  4. Create a scene by dimming the lights and changing the colour to set the mood   

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