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Keep up to date with the latest news from LIFX. Learn about new app features and product releases. Find out what new IOT connected devices LIFX connects with.

German engineering has never looked this good.

What? LIFX Partner and creators of Nuimo, Senic are returning to Kickstarter to launch COVI. COVI is a speech-enabled light that also includes an open-source based smart home hub. Senic has taken the feedback of their early users and channeled it directly into their ambitious second product. COVI will work together with LIFX bulbs and also be compatible with Nuimo.       How? COVI is a speech-enabled designer light and open-source hub that supports speech services like Amazon Alexa. COVI can connect smart home devices to enable home automation with an awareness of your activities. Unlike many larger companies who build closed automation platforms, COVI is built on an open source platform includes 500+ contributors. This allows COVI...
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Set the Scene

Forget about fumbling for perfect lighting thanks to the one-touch magic of LIFX SCENES. Set multiple custom presets and let SCENES efficiently illuminate any situation; warm white for a dinner date or a groovy green when spirits are high.   Ready to set the SCENE? Start with a lighting situation you want preset for future use. Next, go to HOME, hit the “+” symbol in the upper right corner, select “New Scene” from the pop-up menu.     Give your new scene a unique name, assign it to your connected LIFX lights or a group, tap SAVE, and you’re done!     Scroll down to access your presets on the HOME screen, press SCENES, and your preferred illumination options appear...
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Gantri Brings a New Twist to Manufacturing

Who? Gantri offers high-quality 3D printed modern designs. We empower creative designers to turn their original ideas into products and share them with design lovers worldwide.     When? Gantri is excited to be exhibiting at Renegade Brooklyn (6/17-18) and hosting an exclusive studio tour during SF Design Week (6/14-22). They’ll be showing off a selection of five table light designs powered with LIFX lights from a range of international designers. Mark your calendars for June 17th when these lights are made available for purchase on along with plans to roll out new designs weekly.     Why? Most original product design ideas are never realized because bringing them to the market is too difficult for designers. This is...
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Rise & Fall with the Sun

Naturally ease your transition into the waking world or dip yourself to sleep, with Solar Schedules. This GPS-enabled feature pairs the LIFX lights in the home with the rising and setting of the sun. Schedule your preferred time to light or dim the household while keeping in a natural rhythm with the Sun’s movement across the Earth. To set your Solar Schedule, tap the “+” button in the upper right hand corner of your screen. Choose NEW SCHEDULE on the following menu then tap START TIME. On the following screen, choose WITH THE SUN, then allow the LIFX app to pinpoint your GPS location. LIFX Tip 37: Be home when setting your solar schedules, so they are accurate to your...
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Press to Fade: Fading On and Off

When you’re soundly snoozing in the morning or gradually drifting off at night, your LIFX light offers a quick and convenient fade feature to ease the transition. It’s a spontaneous feature useful as a convenient sleep timer in the morning or a reminder to reign in an all-night brainstorming session. Go to the HOME menu, then press and hold the power icon above the selected light name for one second. A menu will appear, select the time frame you’d like the light to fade on or off. Remember, the current power state dictates whether the light fades off or on; if powered down, you’ll be prompted to set how long the light takes to fade on, and vice versa.  ...
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Feature Highlight: LIFX Z Move

Elate your senses with a palette of colors and express your personality on to your space with LIFX Z. The LIFX Z has 8 color zones per meter strip. This allows for a multicolor strip instead of just a single solid color.
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Meet the inventor of a motion sensor that works with LIFX

LIFX has become an important part of many people’s lives. Every day we see appreciation from our users for making their homes smarter, brighter and more automated, with more people connecting bulbs and making their spaces more fun, expressive, unique and responsive. We’re so grateful and proud to have an army of supporters, makers and creatives around us that see and use our lights in unique ways. It is the clever, surprising and novel ways you all interact with our lights that allows LIFX to challenge and reimagine what lighting should be. It’s for these reasons we’re starting a monthly blog series about our secret to success - you! Presenting #inventedforlifx - featuring awesome people who do great things with...
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The new look LIFX app is here.

  WE'VE GIVEN THE LIFX APP FOR iOS & ANDROID A FRESH LOOK. Your lights now appear as power icons. To toggle on and off select the power icon. Take complete control when you touch the light's caption. Here you will be able to navigate 180 degrees of color, shades of white, themes and effects. More than just a pretty face. We've added extra night vision control. Tap your lights name, head to edit and then Night Vision. From here you can toggle the invisible light on and off as needed.   You can now save scenes on your light strip. When you've finished painting colored light on the LIFX Z tap "+" and select New Scene. Here you can...
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Extended Night Vision for your Nest Cam Outdoor™

  Looking after your home is important, but is it looking after you? With the release of our Generation 3 LIFX + Bulb we have introduced a new way to enhance the ability for your home security camera to see in the dark. Engineered to include infrared technology the LIFX + blankets your space in invisible light that’s easily picked up by your camera, while also offering amazing colors and customizable whites, as you’ve come to expect from your LIFX. Our LIFX + BR30 is our first bulb that is dust tight and water resistant, making it suitable for use in outside setting (IP65 compliant). Use your LIFX + BR30 with the Nest Cam Outdoor to cover your porch and...
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LIFX + Named As CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

  We are excited to announce that LIFX has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree for the LIFX + : Wi-Fi-enabled Smart Bulb with Infrared.  Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories. The LIFX + is a Wi-Fi-enabled smart lightbulb, capable of 16 million colors, thousands of shades of white and infrared illumination, invisible to the naked eye, but easily seen by night vision cameras to dramatically improve their visible range. "We're thrilled to have our LIFX + Smart Bulb with patent-pending Infrared Technology be recognized...
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