The Philips Hue Play system appeared on the Russian market relatively recently, but according to reviews it has already managed to win the hearts of fans of background lighting.
Let’s understand what it is.
Philips Hue Play – a light fixtures on LED lamps, which work in a system of smart lighting.
In appearance, they are small mobile panels that can be installed on the floor, on the wall, behind the TV, next to the computer and in other places.
Illuminates the room.
The system includes fairly powerful lamps that can easily be integrated into the room’s lighting system to create different scenarios.
You don’t even need an overhead light anymore: Philips Hue Play replaces it, accentuates other facets of the room and creates a completely different atmosphere.
The panels give bright light, the color of which can be adjusted.
According to the manufacturers, the system can reproduce 16 million colors.
Green, yellow, crimson, orange, scarlet, moon, purple – any of them can be selected in the application.
You can also customize modes, scenarios, entertainment zones, and more.
There are plenty of features in the app.
And you can also control the light with your voice, for example, if you connect the system to Alice from Yandex!.
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Enhances the effect of the picture on your TV or computer screen.
The lighting panel creates extra light when watching a movie, TV series, playing a game, or even listening to music.
It analyzes the picture on the screen and adjusts the lighting to match it.
It’s like being in augmented reality.
The lighting is primarily designed for the TV, and ideally if it hangs on the wall – so the “floating” effect in the air will be even more pronounced.
In fact, it’s an Ambilight system that can be turned off, detached, or positioned as you like.
It’s also fairly easy to connect it to your computer to create an immersive gaming experience.
While you make decisions for the character on the screen, the space around will be colored in different colors, as if prolonging the image.
The program can analyze not only the picture, but also the audio track.
If you put music, the lighting will fully adjust to the rhythm of the track, so much so that the music can be “seen”.
A very interesting experience.
With this solution, any living room can become a full-fledged cinema or club dance floor.
Even if you just set one light, which will burn all the time, the picture on the screen becomes as if it were brighter and more contrasting.
Easy to install and connect.
Includes two panels, stands, screws and double-sided tape for mounting the unit, power supply, connecting cables and instructions.
The panels are easy to install.
The kit includes stands that can be used to mount the panel horizontally or vertically.
The devices are attached to the stands with the screws provided.
In addition there is a double-sided adhesive tape in the kit.
You need it if the stands need to be attached to the back of the TV.
It doesn’t even have to be on the sides of the panel: the top and bottom are also an option.
The easiest way to connect your luminaires to a control is to buy a Philips Hue Bridge control box.
With it you can connect all the smart lights into one system and easily control it.
The unit needs to be connected to a router via a special cable.
You also need to install the Philips Hue app on your smartphone and connect the unit to it.
After that, you can explore all the available functions.
This option will provide lighting for the room (any area), computer or TV.
To connect the backlight to your computer, you need to install the Philips Hue Supp application on it (adapted to Windows and Mac OS).
All settings take place in the application itself.
You need to connect the TV to your computer (via the same HDMI cable) to act as a large monitor, download Philips Hue Sync to your computer, and set it up.
Then the TV will display the image from your computer.
So you can watch movies, TV shows, and even play games with a nice, dynamic lighting..