Razer’s smart home app can control any brand of RGB lights
(Pocket-lint) – Razer is at CES 2022 in Las Vegas to announce a slew of new updates and new products – including its intention to launch a smart home app.
Called the Razer Smart Home App, the new mobile app will be a “simple yet powerful tool that puts complete, unified control in the hands of the user.”
Essentially, Razer wants to become one of the many companies trying to make it easy to set up, customize, and sync all of your RGB lights and devices from various manufacturers. Keep in mind that Razer already allows users of its Synapse PC software to sync with a Philips Hue bridge and lights.
By introducing a mobile app, Razer could quickly gain more partners. In fact, he’s ready to let any smart home business join his Razer Chrome Smart Home program. Apparently Nanoleaf, LIFX, Monster and other big brands are already on the list, with more to be announced soon.
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Perhaps Signify’s Philips Hue will join as well, given that both companies have performed well before.
Razer shared a screenshot to show what its new smart home app will look like. It seems easy enough to use for things like turning on the lights and changing their color. The app will also support custom routines, but Razer has yet to reveal the setup process or the various settings.
He also didn’t say if the app will be free. Right now, Razer is only confirming the expansion of its Razer Chroma RGB ecosystem through this new Razer Smart Home app and the Razer Chroma RGB Smart Home program, both of which are expected to launch in the first half of 2022.
Written by Maggie Tillman. Originally published on .