Philips Hue Extends Apple HomeKit Support to Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Motion Sensor

Philips Hue Extends Apple HomeKit Support to Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Motion Sensor

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Philips Hue has announced that its Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, and Hue Motion Sensor controls are now HomeKit compatible. The company has also updated its app with several other improvements.

Your personal wireless lighting that lets you easily control your lights from any device and create the right ambience for every moment. The Philips Hue app is designed around you, your home and your everyday life. Play around, create and explore the limitless possibilities of the world's most connected light.

What's New In This Version:
- Apple HomeKit compatibility for Hue accessories
Philips Hue is extending its Apple HomeKit compatibility for Hue accessories: Hue tap, Hue dimmer switch and Hue motion sensor. Meaning with a press of a button, or movement of your body, you can activate your favorite Apple Home app scenes. To set up automations, you need an Apple TV (4th generation) with tvOS 10 or an iPad with iOS 10 or later.

- Manage third party routines
A new section “From other apps” is added to "Routines". Here you can enable, disable or delete routines created in other apps.
- Improved software updates
A new section "Automatic update" is added to "Software update". Now you can enable and specify time to automatically install software updates and you can check if your Hue devices are up to date.
- Reset Hue accessories to default.
If you configured an accessory in a third party app, or experience unexpected behavior, now you can restore the default Hue behavior. Just scroll down in the accessory details screen.
- App icon and splash screen updated.
- Various bug fixes and stability improvements.

You can purchase the Hue Tap for $49.47, Hue Dimmer Switch for $24.99, and Hue Motion Sensor for $38.71. A Philips Hue 60W Equivalent White and Color Ambiance A19 Starter Kit costs $141.16.

You can download Philips Hue from the App Store for free.

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Philips Hue Extends Apple HomeKit Support to Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Motion Sensor

Philips Hue Extends Apple HomeKit Support to Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Motion Sensor

Philips Hue Extends Apple HomeKit Support to Hue Tap, Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Motion Sensor
MUKAI - October 3, 2017 at 6:02pm
Philips Hue app is a waste of space and a garbage app. I’m still using the very first app for the lights because this one is a crap.
Roman - October 3, 2017 at 5:57pm
Philips Motion sensor seems to be showing not only triggered or not, but also temperature in the room and the brightness in the room
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