Cree Enters Connected Bulb Fray

The dream of a completely smart home is coming true, though not exactly how many people first envisioned it. Instead of a whole smart home, we’re getting connected devices piecemeal that make the home living experience (whether you’re there or not) better and more efficient.

Among the quickly emerging categories, which includes locks, thermostats and appliances, are lights. Philips Hue are probably the best known connected bulbs, which you can control via a smartphone app. Now Phillips competitor Cree, Inc., which sells a line of energy efficient LED bulbs at Home Depot, is introducing its first connected bulb, the 60W-equivalent Cree Connected Bulb.

Read more at Mashable.