Operating your smart home lighting has changed considerably in recent years: From a physical button, via a remote control, to the app on your smartphone. It became easier and easier to control your lighting and we’ve now taken it one step further. With the introduction of Google Home in the UK, you can now use Google Assistant to operate Philips Hue lamps with your voice. It doesn’t get much easier than that!
The right atmosphere at the right time
With Philips Hue, you can do so much more than simply turning on and off your lights. Using Google Assistant, you can instruct your light to create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion. With an extensive portfolio of smart lights, switches and sensors you can really bring you smart home to life. Operating this smart lighting system been mainly controlled by the Hue app, but with the introduction of smart speakers that is quickly changing. Simply stating a command is enough to control the smart system and the rest of the settings of your lights.
It starts with a question
The Google Assistant works together with Philips Hue allowing you to control your lighting hands free. "Hey Google, turn on the lights", is simply the first step, once you do your research you will realise much more is possible. You can ask Google if the lighting is on, or if the lamps can dim and play specific scenes or follow pre-programmed settings. For example, you can ask Google to enable the concentration mode in the work or study room, so that you get the best possible light to concentrate, while the rest of the family can continue to enjoy the relax position in the living