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March 6, 2019

Attention: Hue Remote API Developers

In the spirit of improving Hue cloud network security, Hue will use SNI (Server Name Indication) starting April 30, 2019 and your Hue integration support of SNI is required. SNI is stable for more than a decade and we don’t expect integration issues by eliminating support for non-SNI integrations.  If you wish to continue using […]

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January 9, 2019

What can I do with Philips Hue 3rd Party Apps? 16 Cool Things.

Thanks to the open nature of Philips Hue RESTful APIs and engaging Hue developer community, abundant Hue apps are available for consumer use.  There are 500+ 3rd party Hue apps to choose from and they compliment Hue’s own apps well.  The use cases are as diverse as ever. Voice Light Control – “Alexa” or “Hey Google” […]

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December 18, 2018

Updated Remote Hue API quota.

Hi Hue (Remote API) developer, Because of the overwhelming success of the Remote Hue API we have decided to upgrade all Remote Hue API apps quota from 5.000 calls per 24h to 50.000 calls per 24h. Happy holidays and happy coding! Philips Hue Developer support

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November 29, 2018

New icon pack

Hi Hue developers, We have released a new icon pack, be aware it’s based on archetype (available since 1.24 API version). Hue developer Support.

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November 29, 2018

Updated user sign in flow for remote api apps

Dear Hue remote API developer, Early December we will roll out a change to how we sign in and authenticate Hue users. This will have no impact on the remote API, but will provide a more universal way for authentication and authorization to our remote services. We continuously update our Hue Cloud to provide our users with […]

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September 10, 2018

HueDev Happenings

Bridge Discovery Endpoint Change Effective July 1 (nupnp) bridge discovery is supported by a new endpoint, which is https://discovery.meethue.com. The old endpoint  www.meethue.com/api/nupnp has been deprecated but remains available until further notice. We had to change to the new endpoint such that we can guarantee a high reliability with the increased amount of traffic we are getting. […]

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February 19, 2018

Philips Hue can become a natural ingredient of any gaming, movie or audio experience. We believe that lighting can provide a new level of spacial immersion. Join us.

‘Philips Hue Entertainment’ is a major software update for the Philips Hue v2 bridge, Philips color capable lights and the Philips Hue app which is going to strengthen the lighting system’s integration into any home entertainment experience. Our goal with Hue Entertainment is to fully immerse Hue users in their music, TV, movies and video […]

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February 15, 2018

Important Whitelist Changes

Please be aware that in the coming months it will no longer be possible to create custom whitelist entries on the Hue bridge. The randomly generated bridge username must be used instead. It is anticipated this change will be rolled out to the public in April 2016. This means that if you have developed a […]

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February 15, 2018

Zigbee 3.0 support in Hue ecosystem

Since launch in 2012, Philips Hue has supported open interoperability using the Zigbee Light Link standard. This ensures that devices created by third parties can work alongside the official Philips Hue lights within the Hue ecosystem. We would like to share our plans for extending this interoperability towards the next generation of Zigbee, Zigbee 3.0. […]

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