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Smart lighting

The right light for the right situation is important for our well-being. Smart lighting lets you create mood and atmosphere. Choose a light for early mornings, for late evenings or for cooking or working at home. Dim, turn off, turn on, switch from warm to cold light using a remote control or app.

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Light your way

Getting the light just right has never been easier. All it takes is a STYRBAR remote control and a colour and white spectrum TRÅDFRI LED bulb and you can choose the light setting that’s right for you​.

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A girl uses a STYRBAR remote control to change the colour of a TRÅDFRI LED bulb to blue in a VINDKAST pendant lamp.
    A girl uses a STYRBAR remote control to change the colour of a TRÅDFRI LED bulb to purple in a VINDKAST pendant lamp.
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      It’s all a lot easier with smart lighting

      Want to light up your home before you get out of bed? Or turn off all your lamps with one remote control when you go out the door? Or create different moods with your lighting and always have them instantly available on your phone? Welcome to smart lighting.

      Some of our favourite smart home products

      From a shortcut button that lets you switch on lights and music all at once to bulbs that you can dim without getting up from your sofa, IKEA smart home products can really make your life easier.

      A new bulb that’s small and smart

      Big news for small lampshades! Now there’s a smart TRÅDFRI LED bulb that’s designed to fit inside them, too. You can dim it and change the tone of the light with a remote control or connect it to the DIRIGERA hub and control it with an app on your phone.

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      A chair stands at an IDANÄS drop-leaf table. A TÄLLBYN pendant lamp with 3 lamps hangs over the table.
        A TÄLLBYN table lamp stands on a white HAUGA desk which is in front of a window at the foot of a flight of stairs.
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          What is smart home lighting?

          Just like other connected devices, light bulbs can now be operated and controlled via an app on your smartphone. And unlike standard bulbs, smart lighting lets you determine each bulb’s brightness and ‘temperature’ ­– making it easier than ever to set the perfect mood at home.

           

          How does smart lighting work?

          Smart bulbs are wireless lights meaning they are all wirelessly connected to a central system like TRÅDFRI – the gateway between the bulbs and the internet. Once connected to the Wi-Fi network, you can control smart lighting using your smartphone, tablet or smart assistant.

           

          Do smart lighting systems save money?

          Smart light bulbs are typically a bit more expensive (taking into account the gateway or bridge needed to support them) than standard incandescent bulbs. However, they’re much more energy efficient, and last a lot longer.

          A 60W incandescent bulb releases 90% of its energy through heat radiation, whereas LED bulbs give off almost no heat at all, allowing an impressive, cost-effective, lifespan. Smart light bulbs can last more than 25,000 hours (over 1,000 days), compared to the incandescent bulbs’ 1,000 – 2,000 hours. They’re also tougher, with no fragile filament inside.