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May 03, 2019 Friday 02:08:12 PM IST

Google Assistant can turn smart lights

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Google Assistant has received a Gentle Sleep & Wake feature that will enable your Google Home device to set a routine and gradually turn lights on or off over the course of 30 minutes. The feature will work with Philips Hue smart lights to gently wake you up in the morning or go to sleep at night by adjusting the lighting in your room. This essentially mimics a sunrise and sunset.

Utilising the new addition, you just need to ask "Turn on Gentle Wake up" after activating Google Assistant. This will automatically pair your daily morning alarms with gradual brightening of your Philips Hue lights. However, it is worth noting here that you need to speak the Gentle Wake Up command on the same Google Home device on which you set your alarms on.Google Assistant can also gradually brighten your Philips Hue lights at the time you set and can be set up to 24 hours in advance.


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