HDMI Sync Box gets Dolby Vision and HDR10+
An update has been released today for the Hue HDMI Sync box making it compatible with Dolby vision and HDR10+.
Dolby Vision and HDR10+
From the press release:
Hey Alexa, Google and Siri! Update my Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box
Signify enriches Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box with voice control, infrared remote control and HDR10+/Dolby Vision content support
Eindhoven, the Netherlands – With its latest software update, Signify enriches the Philips Hue HDMI Sync Box with even more functionality than the previously announced voice control and infrared remote control. It now also supports HDR10+/Dolby Vision* content for compatible TV’s.
Enjoy HDR10+/Dolby Vision content with surround lighting
From now onwards you can enjoy synchronized surround lighting effects from your Philips Hue lights when watching Dolby Vision or HDR10+ content with compatible TV’s. After installing the software update via the Hue Sync mobile app, your Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box can sync your lights with any HDR10+ or Dolby Vision content that is passed through the box to a compatible TV. The complete list of supported televisions and HDMI devices can be found here: www.meethue.com/syncboxsupport
”Start syncing my lights”
Popcorn in one hand and a drink in the other, all set and ready to turn on your personal surround lighting experience? Simply ask Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri to help you out! The latest software update adds voice control to the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box. It lets users power the sync box on or off, start or stop light sync, switch from audio to gaming or video mode, and even switch HDMI channels with an easy voice command.
(Remote) control your life
The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is now able to respond to your standard infrared TV remote control or the Harmony universal remote. Configure your sync box to respond to any button on your remote control via the Hue Sync mobile app and control it directly. Now you can for example smoothly switch between multiple HDMI devices or turn the sync box on or off.
Hue Sync will also work with voice systems such as Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple Siri, allowing you to turn the sync box on and off as well as chaining lights.
Firmware update to version 1.47 and an app update to version 1.9.0.
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