Meet Philips Hue: The smart LED light bulb exclusively hitting Apple Stores on October 30

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Philips has set its sights on disrupting the home automation market, launching its new “Hue” smart light bulbs, which are to be sold exclusively in Apple Stores worldwide from October 30. The electronics giant becomes the latest company to launch a web-enabled LED light bulb, capable of interacting with smartphones and tablets to automate lighting in the home using integrated wireless technology. Providing easy ways for users to set lighting patterns or make it look like someone is home while they are out the house, Philips also looks set to infringe on the turf of the popular LIFX Kickstarter project. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).