SpaceSense switching WiZ light bulbs to motion sensors

With WiZ, the sensing technology is embedded verbatim in the light bulb; you only require two or more WiZ bulbs in a room to get initiated.

Wiz has a broad range of Wi-Fi-powered smart light bulbs starting at $11, so the barrier to entry is low. The company also recently released several new products, including a floor lamp and portable lamp, as well as new color-changing outdoor string lights coming next month.

SpaceSense is a software feature coming to Signify’s Wi-Fi bright lighting line WiZ later this month. It uses Wi-Fi sensing technology that detects changes in Wi-Fi signal strength caused by movement to turn lights on while someone walks into a room and off when motion stops. Wi-Fi sense is already being used in some routers and security systems, and it was only a matter of time until a lighting company figured out how to apply it to their tech.

Motion-triggered bright lighting is pretty intelligent and magical. Unfortunately, figuring out how to set up little white motion sensors all over your house to make it work is not. With its new SpaceSense feature, Signify may have come up with the perfect solution: let the light bulbs do the work.

WiZ has a wide range of smart light bulbs and light fixtures that work over Wi-Fi and don’t require a hub. However, you need two in a room to use SpaceSense.

WiZ was launched as a startup label in 2017 and united with Signify, the world leader in lighting, in 2019. WiZ is an IoT platform for intelligent lighting solutions and innovative services. It offers people connected lighting to enjoy their daily moments more comfortably and efficiently.

WiZ ecosystem incorporates software solutions, cloud services, and products. Together with the manufacturing partners, they deliver lights, devices, and accessories under distinct brands. Already millions of gadgets on the market are attached to WiZ. ?

?WiZ provides a Wi-Fi-based innovative system that controls plug & play devices with a user-friendly and feature-rich app related to existing Wi-Fi networks. WiZ ecosystem creates an optimal atmosphere where people can elevate their bright lighting into intelligent living.

The products and services are marketed under the WiZ brand, private labels, and other brands, all associated with the WiZ brand. The whole ecosystem has a worldwide reach, to more than 60 countries.?

All WiZ products work with Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple Siri Shortcuts, IFTTT, and SmartThings, and the company has promised it will support the new intelligent home standard Matter.

SpaceSense will be set up and controlled using the new WiZ V2 app, which launches this month. The app also permits users to adjust the motion detection sensitivity and set a delay to keep lights on for a set period, even if no motion is detected.

SpaceSense is a technology company helping organizations build geospatial AI solutions simpler. They provide an AI toolbox designed to help geospatial data scientists and developers make AI solutions faster, easier, and at scale.

Their toolbox empowers to reduce the time to market for new products, helps teams be more productive, and simplifies the usage of complex data by delegating the most painful tasks around AI and geospatial data to the toolbox. In addition, thanks to the vast python library interface connected with the cloud infrastructure, users can integrate the toolbox while processing continent-scale projects.

The technology is opt-in and doesn’t detect or record a person’s exact location or recognize faces. WiZ says all the detection data is processed locally on the light bulb.

According to WiZ, SpaceSense will work on most WiZ-branded products released since September 2021. It’s working on compatibility with older models. Those brands are WiZ lights, Philips Smart LED lights, and any label with the Connected by WiZ logo. It won’t work with Signify’s Philips Hue lighting products, as Hue uses Zigbee, not Wi-Fi.