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Philips launches new lamps compatible with HomeKit / Siri and accessory that supports current models

She promised in mid-June and has now fulfilled: Philips launched new lamps yesterday Hue compatible with framework Apple's HomeKit, now controllable by Siri.

You can use the iPhone and Apple Watch assistant to activate various lamp usage modes, such as one perfect for when you are waking up, another for dinner or another ideal for watching TV.

Check out some promotional videos:

The new lamps themselves are slightly more powerful than the previous ones, going from 600 to 800 lmens. Visually / externally, nothing changes.

The coolest thing that Philips has not forgotten about the current users of its lamps. As Hue Bridge 2.0, users can connect existing models and also make them compatible with HomeKit / Siri.

Philips Hue Bridge 2.0

The new products will start to reach American and European stores today. The new Hue Bridge costs $ 60, while the complete A19 kit with three bulbs costs $ 200.

(via MacRumors)