Philips Announces New Hue GU10 Spot Lights, BR30 Downlights, Disney StoryLight

Philips Announces New Hue GU10 Spot Lights, BR30 Downlights, Disney StoryLight

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Philips has announced new additions to its hue smart lighting range including the GU10 spot lights, BR30 downlights, and Disney StoryLight for children's bedrooms.

The new hue GU10 spot lights are suitable for recessed spot light fixtures with recess depth over 85mm, while the BR30 is popular in North American homes as a ceiling downlight or flood light. Both additions mean that you can screw in hue to accent lighting, spot and downlight fixtures and create personalized light to suit your décor and family’s lifestyle in many more areas of your home. You can even extend it to the children’s bedroom with StoryLight for truly immersive story telling at bedtime.

Philips Announces New Hue GU10 Spot Lights, BR30 Downlights, Disney StoryLight

Through a collaboration with Disney, StoryLight (with similar features to the recently released Friends of hue LivingColors Bloom) brings hue into the children’s bedroom to create truly magical moments. With a dedicated app that connects colored lights to the narrative of specially created Disney e-books. StoryLight brings a child’s favorite Disney stories to life by synchronizing the pages with the Mickey Mouse shaped Bloom light as they read.

The Philips hue bulbs offer up to 80 per cent energy savings compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. No matter which bulbs you choose, Philips hue is easy to set up and add more bulbs. A starter pack includes three bulbs that simply plug into your existing sockets, and a bridge that connects to your Wi-Fi router. Simply download the hue app to start experiencing light throughout your home in a completely new way.

The Philips hue introduction pack includes
● Three hue GU10 spot lights or three hue BR30 downlights
● A hue bridge to easily set up your lighting network
● A power supply for the hue bridge
● A LAN cable to connect the hue bridge to your router
● A download instruction for the app
● RRP: €199 / £179/ US$199

The Philips hue bulb individual pack includes:
● 1 hue GU10 spot light or 1 hue BR30 downlight
● RRP: €59 / £49 / US$59

Note: the individual hue spot light or downlight is an extension of the hue introduction pack; you need the hue introduction pack and its hue bridge to operate this individual hue bulb. You can connect 50 hue individual spot lights or downlights to the hue bridge

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Philips Announces New Hue GU10 Spot Lights, BR30 Downlights, Disney StoryLight

Philips Announces New Hue GU10 Spot Lights, BR30 Downlights, Disney StoryLight
Lightbow - November 6, 2013 at 2:46am
Anyone out there have the new BR30, or Disney StoryLight hardware in their hands yet? Lightbow is looking for a beta tester to confirm the model numbers reported by the Philips Bridge so that we can differentiate them with custom icons in the light list. This will be a short string similar to "LCT001" for the first generation Hue or "LCT003" for the brand new GU10 mentioned in this article. If you can help, drop by www.lightbow.net.
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