Networked lightbulb

Aside from bad jokes about “how many networks does it take to change a light tbulb?”, the implications of networking and comodifying devices, like lightblulbs has important implications for accessibility and Assistive technology.

World’s first networked dimmable light bulb

Energy-saving, 8W LED bulb shines as brightly as a 60W incandescent bulb

Software configurable: link to additional controllers, add to scenes and customize ramp rates and brightness level

Light up your smart home with INSTEON LED Bulb: the first remotely controllable, fully dimmable networked light bulb on the market! With the innovative INSTEON LED Bulb, you directly control the bulb itself-no need for plug-in modules or hardwired switches.

white LED light bulb
Insteon's networked light bulb

This revolutionary LED bulb is the first of its kind to offer networked remote control. Now you can easily build your own home control system without having to ever replace a wall switch. Easily link to INSTEON handheld remotes, wall keypads or even your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet.

Featuring INSTEON’s patented dual-band technology, wirelessly controlling your lights has never been more accessible or economical. Simply put your chosen INSTEON controller into linking mode, screw INSTEON LED Bulb into a light socket and the two are instantly linked. You can even simultaneously control more than one INSTEON LED Bulb, such as in a row of can lights.

Use home management software (such as HouseLinc) to customize INSTEON LED Bulb’s settings. Adjust its brightness levels and ramp rates, link it to additional controllers and add it to multi-device scenes.

Via: Smarthome

 

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