Philips Hue “LightGuide” bulbs with glowstick design
According to the recent leak Philips Hue will increase the number HomeKit-compatible accessories in his inventory. The company seems to be preparing to release three new smart lights under the “Philips Hue light guide” Branding that describes it as having “unique shapes that fit your style”. Although they have a very elegant look, they are expensive.
These new Philips Hue smart lights haven’t launched yet, but they’ve already come through Amazon in Germany and were discovered by Hueblog.com. The new E27 light guide Series is described by Philips Hue as follows:
Philips Hue Lightguide LED bulbs emit bright, brilliantly colored light that you can dim to the perfect level in millions of shades of color and white to set the right mood in any room in your home. Philips Hue Lightguide LED bulbs have a distinctive inner tube and a reflective, glossy finish that gives them a special light.
The transparent glass bodies of the Lightguide devices have a built-in lightbulb as part of their design. The maximum brightness of the lamps is 500 lumens at 2,700 Kelvin, supports both white light and color ambience. Three alternative sizes and configurations for the Lightguide bulbs are shown on the Amazon page.
These lights are equipped with from the factory Bluetooth and zigbee in terms of smart technology. You can also control Philips Hue lights through Apple home Application, HomeKitand Siri if you have one of the Philips Hue intelligent bridge Additions.
The smart Lightguide lights don’t have a specific release date, although Hueblog predicts they could eventually appear September. They’re expected to be among the most expensive Philips Hue smart lights ever. According to Amazon, prices start at 75 euros.