Edison's WTF Moment
So, smart bulbs… Not so smart really. I mean, you can light them up in different colors, but so can a chameleon and we still don't call it smart. True smart devices enable a two way communication between the user and the device. In other words, they create an interaction in which the user becomes both input and output of the system. That's what the team at Qube is trying to accomplish. Their wifi-enabled smart bulb is far more advanced than the main alternatives like Philips Hue or Lifx. Just like its competitors, the Qube bulb can be programmed to display light based on music, moods and schedules. However, the Qube bulb integrates proximity sensors to enable location based notifications. In addition, it is the most affordable in the smart bulb market. It retails for only a third of its competitors average. That's a true game changer.