Siri Made to Control Philips Hue Lights [Video]

Posted November 22, 2012 at 7:02am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10999 views

Developer Brandon Evans has made Siri control the Philips Hue light bulbs using SiriProxy. He's posted the code and instructions on how to get this working on GitHub.

The first thing that I wanted to do with the Hue bulbs is get them working with Siri. I had seen last year someone created SiriProxy (in Ruby, luckily for me), and that it should allow me to do this. I'm actually using the The-Three-Little-Pigs fork as it has active developers, although I'll continue to just call it SiriProxy. The other part of making this work was the Hue API. Philips has said that they want to release an SDK at some point, however quite a few people have sniffed the API already and gained almost full control of the system.

Check out the video below for a demonstration or hit the link for more.

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Lov3boyz - November 22, 2012 at 3:15pm
It was great man, here the life going on :)
John Doe - November 22, 2012 at 2:14pm
Some of you guys call him lazy. But so it's the tv remote instead of getting up and changing the channel you use a remote. And when we look up info on the Internet instead of going to the library. I think this is pretty cool.
Rollo68 - November 22, 2012 at 2:07pm
I bet you he gets siri to wipe his a$$ too..... Lazy bastard
Jamaal - November 22, 2012 at 11:03am
That's awesome
Danny Boy - November 22, 2012 at 8:34am
the clapper was better and quicker... this is a step backward
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