WiZ Connected Lights Brings Ultimate Lighting Experience to North America

No hub required, easy-to-use app and setup lets you “pair and share” in just 30 seconds

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WiZ Connected Lights is officially making its North American debut as one of the most advanced smart lighting systems available. WiZ includes a full range of smart LED light bulbs, recessed lighting and stylish luminaires that instantly create an intelligent lighting system for your home, and will soon be available at Home Depot online, Amazon and a limited number of Costco stores.

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Simply connect WiZ Connected Lights via your home’s Wi-Fi to create the ultimate, immersive lighting experience. WiZ makes setting up an intelligent lighting system quick and easy, eliminating the need for cumbersome and expensive hubs to control your lights. Just screw in your WiZ light bulb or plug in a WiZ luminaire, download WiZ’s top-rated app – available via Google Play and the Apple App Store – to “pair and share” with one tap of your screen and three quick clicks of the light switch. WiZ does all the work, automatically identifying and instantly adding your lights in just about 30 seconds.

WiZ’s patented technology enables full control of your home lighting. Whether it's through Wi-Fi on the WiZ app, remotely on your mobile network, the WiZmote infrared remote control, preset scheduling or by voice over your Amazon Echo or Google Home, you are in complete control. Integrated WiZclick technology even makes your existing switches smarter. Access two preferred light modes with one or two clicks – simple and effective.

The WiZ App also lets you set up and control individual rooms and multiple locations for home, work or any other place your lights are installed. It even has advanced access rights management, letting you to give your guests limited access to control your lights locally while connected to the same Wi-Fi network. There is no need to change your settings or control lights remotely for your guests.

WiZ offers bulbs with 64,000 shades of white and 16 million colors to choose from, bringing total flexibility and control to ensure you find just the right color lighting options that fit your lifestyle.

Additional WiZ features include:

Advanced Voice Control – Control your lights with the power of your voice through Amazon Echo or Google Home. Where most products are limited to dimming and switching the lights on/off, WiZ gives you dynamic control in the most natural way possible, by room, by favorite scenes – just by talking to it.

Streamline Your Life – Set your lighting preferences via WiZ Schedule or simulate being at home through WiZ’s automatic vacation mode. Armed with over 60 popular IFTTT recipes, you can connect your lights with motion detection cameras, sensors, mobile GPS or even your weather app. Now your lights will automatically turn on when your Nest camera detects motion or switch to a cozier white lighting mode when temperatures get cooler.

Dynamic Preset Functions – Right out of the box, WiZ comes loaded with preset white light functions (cozy, warm, daylight, cool, focus, relax, bedtime) and sophisticated dynamic color modes (fireplace, mojito, forest, ocean, romance, sunset). Like great music tracks, smoothly synchronized and randomized, WiZ makes any room glow with stunning lighting ambiences.

Capture the Perfect Moment – With so many options available, WiZ makes it easy to remember all your customized light settings, like the perfect living room mood for watching your favorite TV show when winter is coming. With WiZ Moments, you can save a quick snapshot of your favorite lighting hue and quickly switch back to your preferred settings, simply by tapping a picture. You can even share it on Instagram.

The WiZ full range of smart LED light bulbs, recessed lighting and stylish luminaires will be available online at Home Depot and Amazon in September, and special limited-edition introductory bulb twin packs will be available from select Costco stores from August 28.

For more information about WiZ Connected Light, visit www.wiz.world

About WiZ
WiZ is the culmination of the latest lighting innovation and technologies from TAO Group, a French-Asian company established in 2004. After producing more than 80 million lights over the past 12 years, TAO is among the key players in the smart lighting industry with deployments in more than 25 countries. WiZ is one of the only connected lighting software platforms available for both consumers and professional markets. The cutting-edge WiZ ecosystem is managed by over 30 in-house electronic and software engineers who continue to improve, scale and enrich the open community through the WiZ Connected OEM Partnership Program. The program is open to other lighting vendors and aims to transform traditional luminaires into intelligent, connected lighting solutions. Learn more about WiZ connected lights at https://wiz.world


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