***PHILIPS HUE HAS RELEASED BLUETOOTH ENABLES HUE BULBS. WINHUE DOES NOT SUPPORT THAT NEW AND SEVERELY LIMITED MODE OF COMMUNICATION FOUND IN THOSE NEW HUE LIGHTS BULBS. HOWEVER, THOSE LIGHT BULBS ARE STILL HUE LIGHT BULBS AND WILL WORK JUST FINE WITH WINHUE, EXACTLY LIKE THE PREVIOUS NONE BLUETOOTH ENABLE HUE LIGHT BULBS. THE USE OF A BRIDGE IS MANDATORY AS IT IS THE COMPUTER THAT CONTROLS THE ENTIRE SYSTEM PERMITTING AUTOMATION. IT'S ALSO THE INTERFACE TO YOUR HOME ETHERNET AND Wi-Fi USED BY WINHUE, AND IT WILL PERMIT A FAR GREATER RANGE OF COVERAGE COMPARED TO BLUETOOTH. THE BRIDGE RANGE WILL USUALLY COVER AN ENTIRE REGULAR SIZE HOUSE IF NOT WAY MORE AS EACH ADDED LIGHT ACT LIKE A SIGNAL REPEATER EXTENDING THE RANGE EVEN FURTHER. AS FOR BLUETOOTH, IT IS QUITE SEVERELY RESTRICTED IN RANGE, TO ABOUT 15 FEET (ONE ROOM), AND IT WILL LIMIT YOUR CONTROL TO 10 LIGHT OR LESS. FINALLY, BLUETOOTH DOES NOT SUPPORT THE USE OF TIMERS.
WinHue is a windows desktop application to control the philips hue lighting system. It is was created for desktop pc using the microsoft .net framework. It is not intended to run on Windows phones and tablet and those plateforms will not be supported. WinHue also include a console version that comes with the installer.
Install Procedure :
Download for git hub release page :
Download using chocolatey :
*Thanks to bcurran3 for the chocolatey package.
The creator of this projet cannot be held responsible for any problem that might arise for the use of the software.
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