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Philips Hue illuminates the ice of Milan

Modern symbol square of Milan to drink, Piazza Gae Aulenti certainly one of the most intriguing places in the Milanese city, thanks to its interesting position (a stone's throw from Garibaldi station and near the new business center): and right here that Philips has chosen to install an ice skating rink, sponsoring the event with smart hue lighting.

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The track in fact available to those who want to experience the thrill of ice skating (even for the little ones, thanks to the support penguins) from December 15th to February 12th 2017.

We are proud to be present on the Philips Hue on Ice skating rink in Piazza Gae Aulenti, in the heart of the city of Milan, with our connected lighting solution Philips Hue said Paolo Recrosio, President of Philips Lighting Italy, Greece and Israel. An innovative solution, able to create extraordinary light effects that here at the Gae Aulenti skating rink everyone can have fun experimenting firsthand, thanks also to the experiences based on virtual reality.

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The interesting aspect of the event was also the demo station located in front of the track, inside which will place a series of hue bulbs controlled by a smartphone for all the light effects.

In addition, always inside this station, you can try a VR setting thanks to a viewer prepared ad hoc with Philips software, which literally transports users inside an apartment equipped with all hue lights.

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In this apartment it will be possible to observe and change the lighting in a smart way, simply by fixing icons, thus being able to see in real time the changes that lighting causes inside one or more rooms, and consequently the environmental adaptation that follows.

Remember that Philips hue available as a Starter Kit, to which you can associate different Lightstrips, like other single bulbs.

For more information on the Philips Hue connected light system, visit

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