From brightening up the party to improving your sleep, here are five reasons to upgrade to a smart bulb. The Smart Edison LED Light bulbs aren’t your average LED. They don’t just sit in a socket and light a room like your basic bulb. That’s boring. Smart bulbs can do so much more. Smart bulbs are called smart for a reason. They can wirelessly connect with phone apps, a capability that opens up major possibilities.
Here are just a few things smart bulbs can do.
One of the basic features of smart bulbs is that you can dim many of them without having to install dimmer switches in your home. Simply screw a dimmable smart bulb into your lamps or chandeliers and dim or brighten them using the bulb’s corresponding app.
They can be controlled from anywhere
Some smart bulbs, such as the Belkin WeMo LED and GE Link Bulbs, have scheduling features which let you control your lights when you aren’t home. This a great security option for when you are on vacation because your home never looks empty. This also means you can come home to a lit house without leaving your lights on and wasting electricity. Most light brands offer a hub that can sync all of your lights together so you can control all of them with one app.
They Change Colors
Dimming the lights to set a mood is okay, but you can take it a step further. Many smart bulbs also change color. In fact, some, including the Flux Smart LED Light Bulb, can produce a range of over 16 million colors. You can select the exact color you want by tapping a color wheel in the bulb’s app. With the Philips Hue, Siri can even change your lighting whenever you ask.