New software profile allows for control of Philips Hue from Savant's award-wining TrueControl iOS app
Hyannis, MA. June 5th, 2013 - Savant Systems, LLC has announced support for Philips Hue LED lighting as part of their latest release. The communication protocol for Philips Hue has been profiled and is now native to the Savant platform. No third party drivers or accessories are required to achieve seamless interoperability.
Savant's control and automation system will support functionality such as color adjustment, brightness settings and other features. Leveraging Savant's RacePoint Blueprint™ configuration tool, integrators can control multiple Hue bulbs simultaneously (no limit to quantity) or program customized lighting scenes for any number of Hue bulbs as well. "Our rapid deployment of a solution for the Philips Hue highlights the strength and flexibility of Savant's open, programmable platform while also showcasing our commitment to an ever-broadening retail channel," explained Jim Carroll, Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Savant. "As Savant continues to expand our native Savant Lighting Control solution set, we will continue to actively support third party lighting products from existing technology partners as well as new entrants into the marketplace such as the Philips Hue," added Carroll.
Savant Systems, LLC, an innovator in the home and commercial automation markets, designs, develops and manufactures a complete suite of integrated solutions that has defined the modern age of control technology. Savant's progressive platform cohesively addresses control, automation, audio/video, telephony, digital display, lighting control, energy management and the media integration needs of today's most advanced environments. Through their tightly integrated use of Apple® technology, Savant has leveraged the familiarity and intuitive nature of the iPad® and iOS family of devices to address the user interface demands of today's discerning consumers. Savant SmartSystems are sold globally through a network of authorized dealers within residential properties and into a number of different commercial markets including: Corporate Enterprise, Education, Retail, Arenas & Events, Multi-Dwelling Units & Hotels, Government, Healthcare, Luxury Transportation & Marine, Houses of Worship and Broadcast. www.savantsystems.com