PhilipsHue SyncTVapp

Credit: Philips Hue
  • The Philips Hue Sync TV app is getting integrated into Samsung’s SmartThings mobile app.
  • Philips Hue is also expanding the availability of its app to more countries.
  • The lighting app will add a “Music mode.”

The Philips Hue’s TV app — great for smart homes — is about to get some extra functionality soon, as well as a new feature. Philips Hue also plans to extend the reach of its TV app to more countries.

Today, Signify, the owner of Philips Hue, announced it is expanding its partnership with Samsung. The deal will integrate the Philips Hue Sync TV app into the SmartThings mobile app. With this integration, users will now be able to adjust lighting settings, choose different modes, and start or stop syncing from their smartphone. Signify also says that users can now be able to create multi-device automations with the push of a button.