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Philips Hue bulbs can now hook up to your TV screen for immersive lighting

28 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Philips, maker of color-projecting Ambilight TVs and Philips Hue smart bulbs , is bridging its iconic technologies for a real light show. The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is a cabled way to hook up Philips Hue bulbs in your home with your TV - unsurprisingly through HDMI. Much like the Ambilight system on many Philips TVs, which project onscreen colors onto the wall behind the display for immersive lighting, the Sync Box allows users to use Philips Hue bulbs for the same purpose. That means even if your TV isn't from Philips, you can still put on a suitable show, with flashing lights and...
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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box turns any room into an immersive games zone

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box turns any room into an immersive games zone

28 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Do you love the idea of Ambilight but don't have a Philips TV? Philips Hue could have the solution for you. It has announced a dedicated HDMI switching box that will synchronise your home Hue lighting with anything you watch on TV - whether than be movies, Sky, Virgin Media, or playing games. The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is a device with four HDMI inputs and one out. You can therefore plug in four separate sources, including games consoles and set-top-boxes, and a lead then attaches to your TV. As well as automatically switch between video sources, the Sync Box wirelessly connects to...
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