• Philips Smart Lights Hacked Using a Drone

    Philips Smart Lights Hacked Using a Drone

    As the New York Times reports, Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science and Dalhousie University in Canada recently uncovered a flaw in a wireless technology often used in smart home devices, including Philips Hue smart light bulbs.The new risk stems from radio protocol ZigBee, a wireless communications standard widely used in home consumer devices—especially smart light bulbs.
  • Philips Wants to Sync its Smart Bulbs to Movies, Music

    Philips Wants to Sync its Smart Bulbs to Movies, Music

    Here at IFA, I saw an exclusive tech demo of how Philips intends to change how we experience content.Namely, Philips is partnering with content providers to sync their White and Color Ambiance bulbs with movies, TV shows, music, and games.