Philips’ Hue light bulbs are widely regarded as the smart home industry’s best Wi-Fi-enabled light bulbs.
They can be controlled with your smartphone, run through Amazon’s voice activated device the Echo and now, can be linked to Philips new smart motion sensor that automatically switches on the lights in a room when it senses movement, complete with scene creation.
The motion sensor is powered by three AAA batteries and features a magnetic rear, allowing it to easily attach to any metallic surface. Up to 12 motion sensors can be connected on a single Hue Bridge.
While there are a variety of smart lightbulbs on the market, deep integration with other devices, as well as the ability to heavily customize how they work, make Philips’ Hue series of products stand out from other Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
Philips says that the Hue motion sensor is priced at $39.95 in Canada and the United States. The device will be sold at Amazon.com and Best Buy in October 2016.