The Amazon Echo Spot is a unique device that optimizes voice recognition with visual cues. This makes it the perfect device to take advantage of the unique capabilities offered by Amazon's “Hue Skills”.
Hue Skills are a feature on Alexa-enabled devices like Echo Spot that allow you to control your connected lights, such as Philips Hue Lights, by simply speaking commands to your device. When Setting Up Hue Skills on the Echo Spot you'll be able to control your lights with your voice, creating both scenarios and individual commands.
This can be great for nightly routines, with easy commands like “Alexa, dim the light to 50 percent.” or “Alexa, turn on the kitchen lights.” you can quickly start a scenario or toggle the lights on and off quickly.
You can also get creative with different scenarios for different moods or ways of living. For example, you could say “Alexa, I'm going to bed” to turn off all the lights, dim the living room lights and lock the door. You can even use the “If This Then That” (IFTTT) service to control Philips Hue from other connected devices using the Echo Spot.
For those looking to add an extra level of convenience to their home lighting, Hue Skills on the Echo Spot are an absolute must-have.