A photo of the Philips Hue app on a Samsung TV

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Signify, makers of Philips Hue good bulbs, introduced on Wednesday that it’s bringing its Philips Hue mild syncing expertise to Samsung TVs. Philips Hue Sync TV is a paid app that permits you to sync your Hue lights with no matter you’re watching or taking part in. All you want is the requisite {hardware}.

The Hue Sync TV app works with Samsung QLED TV fashions Q60 and better that had been manufactured in 2022 or later. Like the Hue Play, as soon as configured, you possibly can personalize which lights sync up together with your TV, together with the depth of the syncing, brightness, and whether or not it’s a video you’re watching or a recreation you’re taking part in. The app helps content material in numerous picture codecs, together with 4K, 8K, and HDR 10+.

The Philips Hue Sync TV app shall be obtainable to obtain starting January 5. It isn’t low cost. It prices $130, rather less than the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box, the unique gadget to introduce mild syncing to the Hue ecosystem. That gadget prices $250 and is a standalone field with an HDMI 4K splitter plus 4 HDMI inputs, which is how the field determines the place the content material is taking part in. On Samsung TVs, it determines this by what’s taking part in on the display. And just like the Hue Play HDMI Sync Box, Philips requires lights related by means of the hardwired Hue bridge.

As a part of its CES 2023 bulletins, Signify additionally introduced a brand new set of PAR38 white and shade ambiance bulbs to be used outdoors to function floodlights or mild pathways. For a fast entry button to oft-used lights, there’s the Hue Tap Dial change with a mini mount, which is now spherical as an alternative of rectangular. The PAR38 bulbs will price $80 for a single bulb and $150 for a two-pack, whereas the Tap dial change will price $50. They’re all obtainable starting March 14.

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