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Review: New E27 lamps from Icasa with spiral filament LEDs Highly recommended thanks to White Ambiance and great design

Highly recommended thanks to White Ambiance and great design

Although I suspect that something will happen soon in this direction, Philips Hue has not yet managed to equip a filament lamp with White Ambiance technology. Up to now, the original Philips Hue filament lamps have a fixed colour temperature of 2,100 Kelvin. Fortunately, there are third-party suppliers who, thanks to the ZigBee standard, offer lamps compatible with the Hue Bridge that can do just that.

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A comparison: Philips Hue HDMI Sync Box against real Ambilight What are the differences?

What are the differences?

Despite the high price, the Philips Hue HDMI Sync Box is very popular. Especially in the social media, I see installations with several Hue lights behind, under or next to the TV, particularly the Philips Hue Play Lightbar is very well suited for this purpose. But how is that in reality?

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Hue Daylo modification in detail: How to put the LED module in a floor lamp Perfectly integrated into the Hue system

Perfectly integrated into the Hue system

Of course, you can easily connect an existing floor lamp with a Hue Smart Plug to the Hue Bridge, but it is not possible to do more than switch it on and off. A few weeks ago, Hueblog reader Uwe showed us what can be achieved with a little work and skill.

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New E14 shape, Giant-Filaments & Iris: These are the Hue releases for fall 2020 Launch probably in September

Launch probably in September

Philips Hue already presented new products in January and June. A few weeks ago I was able to tell you that this was probably not all. Now I can present you the new products that Signify will introduce this autumn. I expect them to launch in September. E14 lamp in new drop shape It all starts with the Philips Hue White E14 “Luster”, an bulb in drop form.

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Icasa introduces new filament lamps with adjustable color temperature Hue-compatible thanks to ZigBee

Hue-compatible thanks to ZigBee

Is it always this dark in the Netherlands? Besides Philips Hue from Eindhoven and Innr from Hilversum, I am already in contact with the third lighting manufacturer from our neighbouring country. Icasa from near Arnhem sent me today some initial information about a new filament lamp. The new “ZigBee Filament Bulb” from Icasa should be available on the market soon and comes in two different versions.

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Petition launched: We need a Philips Hue Bridge with more capacity 63 lamps should not be the maximum

63 lamps should not be the maximum

Several times a week I receive letters from users who have reached the capacity limit of the Philips Hue Bridge. 50 lamps are recommended by the manufacturer, up to 63 are theoretically possible. But in many cases that is no longer sufficient. Every year, Signify launches dozens of new lamps on the market, and as the clear number one in the market, it always proves again and again that once you start with a few lamps, you quickly want more.

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The beginnings of Philips Hue: The iPhone has played a key role George Yianni looks back

George Yianni looks back

Anyone who is a bit of a Philips Hue fan will have stumbled upon the name George Yianni before. The Head of Technology is considered the inventor of Philips Hue and looks back on the beginnings of the smart lighting system in a blog post. There are some interesting insights, which of course I don’t want to withhold from you on my blog.

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Philips Hue Iris: Getting brighter, with white light and Bluetooth? The next candidate for an update

The next candidate for an update

Last year the Philips Hue Go received a comprehensive update, two months ago it was the turn of the Philips Hue Bloom. But another table lamp from Signify’s portfolio has not received an update yet: The Philips Hue Iris. I lean out of the window and say: It’s coming soon.

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Signify is working on new LightStrips with three different lengths New documents have appeared at FCC

New documents have appeared at FCC

Only about one and a half months ago, Philips Hue introduced the fourth generation of the Philips Hue LightStrip Plus – with rather few changes. Apart from the possibility of reconnecting cut pieces with a connector, the light strip itself has remained unchanged – to the displeasure of many Hue users who were looking forward to more new technology.

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First impression of the new Nanoleaf Shapes: improved in almost all points New Hexagons can convince

New Hexagons can convince

We pre-ordered them a few months ago, they arrived in July and could not be installed at first: The controller of our new Nanoleaf Shapes was broken. In the end, the replacement of the defective part via the Nanoleaf support went without any problems and with a little delay we could finally try the Hexagons.

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