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GE recently announced its plans to create a new light of colour-changing LED light bulbs with smart features, designed to work with Apple’s HomeKit system. 

The bulb will use GE's Align technology to allow automated lighting cycles that adjust to the time of day. It will for instance veer toward the blue end of the spectrum in the morning — ideally, lowering melatonin levels to help a person wake up — and turn amber at night to mimic firelight. "As we continue to grow our infrastructure business by connecting our brilliant industrial machines to the Internet, it is important that consumers experience connected things in easy-to-use, everyday ways," GE executive Beth Comstock said in a release. "Lighting is how many first experiment with the idea of a smart home, and our insights show that consumers want the ability to control lighting from anywhere, automate lighting and pair lighting with other devices—like sensors, thermostats and door locks." Read more at Apple Insider.


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