The Philips Hue Motion Sensor
The Philips Hue Motion Sensor is another key item in the Philips Hue group of products (its classed with items such as the Philips Hue Dimmer and the Philips Hue Tap. It’s a Hue Accessory that can really help spice up your home if motion detection is the missing piece for your smart home Philips Hue setup.
What Can I do With It?
The Philips Hue motion sensor allows you to turn on and off your Philips Hue lights by using motion detection to figure out when someone enters the room. Likewise, when someone leaves the room it will automatically turn lights off letting you save power not forgetting to turn off the lights.
The motions sensor also allows you to set the color and brightness depending on the time of day. For example late at night it might be a dark purple nightlight, where in the evening it would fully illuminate the room.
What Else Should I Know About the Hue Motion Sensor?
The Hue motion sensor requires a Philips Hue Bridge to be able to connect it to your Philips Hue Lights and Philips Hue App.
Additonally, like some of the other Hue devices it is compatible with the Nest and Smartthings smart home setups — and can be controlled with the Amazon Alexa, Apple Homekit/Homepod, and Google Assistant as well.
Summing Everything Up
The Philips Hue Motion Sensor enables you to add a motion sensor capability to your Philips Hue Home Setup. It’s an excellent addition to your Hue Smart Home setup if you want to if you want to be able to control all the Philips Hue lights in your home via motion detection. Also check out some of the other accessories such as the Philips Hue Dimmer, Philips Hue Tap, and Philips Hue Bridge.