[thing-it-node] Device Plugin for Philips Hue Bridge to control Philips Hue Light Bulbs and Philips Hue Living Color Lamps.
This allows you to
- control Philips Hue Bulbs and Lamps over the Internet,
- define complex scenes, storyboards and timer controlled execution
Installation of NodeJS and [thing-it-node]
First, install nodejs on your computer (e.g. your PC or your Raspberry Pi).
Then install [thing-it-node] via
npm install -g thing-it-node
Initialization and Start of [thing-it-node]
The [thing-it-device-philips-hue] Plugin is installed with [thing-it-node], hence there is no need to install it separately.
The Plugin supports Autodiscovery, hence you only have to create a directory in which you intend to run the configuration, e.g.
mkdir ~/hue-test cd ~/hue-test
and then start [thing-it-node] via
Philips Hue Setup
Connect your Philips Hue Bridge to the same network as the [thing-it-node] Node Box you have configured above and install all lighting.
Then push the Link Button on the Philips Hue Bridge.
On the [thing-it] Mobile App or in the browser, confirm the registration of the Philips Hue Bridge.
[thing-it-node] will automatically add all Light Bulbs and Living Color Lamps to your [thing-it-node] Configuration and you will be able control these from the [thing-it] Mobile App immediately.
The following screenshot shows the Node Page of the sample configuration:
Where to go from here ...
After completing the above, you may be interested in
- Configuring additional Devices, Groups, Services, Event Processing, Storyboards and Jobs via your [thing-it] Mobile App.
- Use thing-it.com to safely connect your Node Box from everywhere, manage complex configurations, store and analyze historical data and offer your configurations to others on the [thing-it] Mesh Market.
- Explore other Device Plugins like Texas Instruments Sensor Tag, Plugwise Smart Switches and many more. For a full set of Device Plugins search for thing-it-device on npm. Or write your own Plugins.