Bluetooth-enabled smart LED light bulb

June 04, 2014 // By Paul Buckley
Samsung claims to offer the industry's first Bluetooth-enabled Smart LED light bulb at the Lightfair International 2014 exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Using a mesh Bluetooth network, the bulb enables users to seamlessly control their lighting directly from any smart device.

The Samsung Bluetooth Smart LED light bulbs require no bridge for connectivity.   The bulbs use an industry-first mesh Bluetooth network to connect users' smart devices to their lighting. A plug-and-play solution, the bulbs' modern design represents a sharp break from the traditional look of the A19. The bulbs' deliver impactful lighting characteristics and also offer control options including dimming and color tunability (2700K warm white to 6500K cool white) as well as preset scenarios for relaxing or waking up and alerts such as different lighting patterns and notifications when a phone is ringing. The mesh network allows for controllability of up to 64 lamps within a range of up to 2000 feet.
“Samsung is creating new possibilities with lighting, whether for use in the hospitality industry, healthcare community, office environment or at home,” said Pooja Vig Director of Marketing at Samsung Electronics America. “By integrating smart technology with LED lighting, we are providing solutions that revolutionize how we think about lighting, while enhancing the user experience by putting the power of lighting control in people’s hands.”