Razer revealed plans to create a smart home ecosystem at CES. This year the company has a Razer Smart Home app to control lighting. Razer is also inviting smart lighting manufacturers to make their products compatible with the Razer Chroma RGB software.
The company claims at CES It wants to create a “universal app” to “control all connected devices” through the Razer Smart Home app. The company hopes that several smart lighting manufacturers will add support for Chroma RGB so that it can be controlled within a single app, regardless of the manufacturer.
Razer shows one screenshot of its app, showing that the bulbs can be rated for every room and every household. Supported smart lighting can be set, turned on, off and adjusted in the app. The screenshot also mentions “routines,” but Razer didn’t elaborate on that. More details about the app are not yet known.
Razer also makes smart home software. With this, the company invites manufacturers to integrate lighting with the Razer Chroma RGB. According to Razer, several companies have pledged to participate in the program. The company mentions Yeelight, Nanoleaf, Monster, LIFX and Twinkly. Philips Hue support is not mentioned. The smart home software and accompanying app will be released in the first half of this year. Razer says it expects to announce more partner companies soon.
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