Home lighting automation systems include smart lighting, wireless LED blubs, wireless light switches and dimmers and smart phone apps for whole-house smart lighting. Ambient sunlight can also be managed and integrated into a smart home lighting automation system with motorized shades and motorized blinds.


Our Favorite Smart Home Smart Dimmers

EH Staff
smart dimmers

That round light dimmer in your dining room probably isn’t much different from the one originally invented by Joel Spira (founder of Lutron) in 1959. Dimmers changed the home lighting industry, and forever made it easy to alter the ambience in your room by turning down the lights to suit your mood (dimming lights also

Read More »

Smart Light Alternatives: Can These LEDs Outshine Philips Hue?

Grant Clauser
philips hue alternatives

When Philips launched the original Hue smart light bulbs, they were revolutionary products for several reasons. First, they were LED bulbs at a time when LED was a new thing. Second, they were one of the first smartphone controlled lights for DIY users. Finally, and most importantly, they changed colors. That was the cool part.

Read More »

Revogi Smart LED Light Bulbs Controlled via Bluetooth

Grant Clauser
revogi led light bulbs

There must be a lot of people in love with the color-changing capabilities of the Philips Hue smart LED light bulbs to cause so many companies to offer near copycat products. A new color-adjustable smart light from Revogi, the DeLight, is coming to market.

Like other smart LED light bulbs recently introduced, the Revogi DeLight

Read More »

Is A DIY Wireless Lighting Control System for You?

EH Staff
The Wink app and Philips Hue smart bulbs are popular wireless lighting control products.

Wireless lighting control systems and new DIY smart home products, including wireless smart bulbs or wireless dimmers, are proliferating in the tech market now, and are enticing homeowners to add smart home systems to their own homes.

Is a wireless lighting system something you can handle yourself or do you need a professional installation?

There

Read More »