LG Smart Lamp: Lighting, Meet Smartphones
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Control lighting with your smartphone for security and energy-saving purposes.

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LG today announced the Smart Lamp, an LED light bulb that can be controlled by Android and iOS smartphones. The bulb offers a number of different functions and promises to change how we think about lighting.

The LG Smart Lamp uses Bluetooth or WiFi to connect to devices running either Android 4.3 and up or iOS 6.0 and up. A companion application allows smartphone users to perform functions such as turning the bulb on or off and dimming it.

The bulb has two main modes: security mode and play mode. Security mode lets homeowners set the light to go on or off at select times. This function can be controlled from anywhere, so homeowners could deter burglars by maki…………… continues on InformationWeek

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LG Smart Bulb For Android and iOS Devices Makes Future Lighting Affordable
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Taking cue from Philips smart lighting solutions, LG is on a mission to launch its first ever smart bulb, dubbed the LG Smart Lamp

LG is calling the product “LG Smart Lighting” with each bulb set to retail for $ 32 each (about Rs. 1984), making the device ultra affordable as compared to Philip’s Hue bulbs.

The product, LG Smart Lamp, is a low-voltage bulb that is said to be 80% power efficient than typical incandescent bulbs.
What’s great about LG’s smart bulb is its compatibility with Android and iOS. This simply means that you can control features of the bulb via an app on your smartphone.

LG says the Smart Lamp works perfectly with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and higher or iOS 6 and above. The bulb will connect to your compatible device via a Bluetooth connection. Further, the company notes that its latest smart bulbs should last for a minimum of 10 years based on a usage estimate of five hours per day.

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With the LG Smart Lamp, the South Korean giant clearly aims to take on Philips’s Hue. The main difference between the two…………… continues on Gizbot

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