Control4 submitted 1 year ago by kraken When the power is turned back on, the lamps revert to white. Plus, if you find yourself in the kitchen a lot, look into smart ovens and appliances that let you schedule baking times and preheat your oven on the drive home. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. The Bulb wasn’t outputting anything to the LUA tab, but the bridge was, and I noticed when toggling the bulb settings on my app, that the Bridge LUA tab was pushing the settings through to the bridge; with a success response.

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Philips released an API for Hue a couple of months ago, opening the doors for developers like EV — a feisty home automation software developer specializing in Control4 — to cntrol4 better use of the otherwise limited Hue bulbs.

Black boxes and tangled wires do not add to the character of a high-end smart home project.

The only things I can think of is to make sure the firmware is up to date on the router, switch, Hue, and and devices that produces significant network traffic such as WAPs. Control4 submitted 1 year ago by kraken On February 17, at 4: Sign in Already have an account?


Do you want smart home features to enhance safety or provide entertainment?

Magic of Philips Hue API: Smart Bulbs Integrate with Control4 Home Automation

And a Control4 system can tie your smart devices together to make them even more convenient and functional, offering unified control from one he system. Thanks for replying ptome. Colored lighting is effective in areas such as cinemas, where it can add an interesting dimension to the environment. Greg Simmons and partner have sold their Las Vegas security and home-automation…. Using Yue and Recall presets work nicely in the scenes that I have set that have more then 50 lights involved.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Submit a new link. Has anyone been having any trouble integrating Philips Hue recently or know if there is something broken between it and any of the C4 drivers? It is not necessarily a Control4 thing, you see the same thing when you use the Amazon Echo to change group of lights although you can only do on, off dim and brighten conhrol4 Echo. While RGB lighting control seems to be the most compelling reason to add smart bulbs — rather than smart switches or processors — into conttrol4 home automation system, these bulbs can make sense even for their white-light applications.


By msgreenfFebruary 17, in General Control4 Discussion.


And again, a smart speaker like an Amazon Echo or the new Apple HomePod makes contfol4 great addition that can play music through Bluetooth speakers, provide useful information like sports scores, and even control your TV with just your voice. I currently have around 50 in my house all tied into C4 and find them somewhat problematic.

I just hope you sacrificed the prerequisite number of goats. I’m a tech II programmer and have not been able to get my bulbs at home to work with my hhe at all.

For the most part they work but there is still a noticeable difference in hje between the Hue and my regular bulbs. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Julie majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, spent a year abroad at Cambridge University, earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and has never taken a journalism class in her life.


All that flexibility, though, can be a little confusing for a smart home newcomer.

By submitting your information, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older. Follow Julie on social media: I have spent countless hours over the past 2 uhe getting things set up to work the way I like it.

That’s a serious number of Hue lights!

Magic of Philips Hue API: Smart Bulbs Integrate with Control4 Home Automation – CE Pro

I have an HC running 2. And, later, the grumpy old parents can hit a button that ends the festivities and brightens the room to white. Even using contro4 Store and Recall presets can have this prolem. Audio Intersection nixes the high-voltage cable in this Elan smart home, running…. Sign In Sign Up.

Experience the magic and C4 Yourself. It took me a long time to figure out how to make it work best, best for me.