By Dwight Spivey

Part of Home Automation For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When it comes to smart home lighting, the market has become, and is still being, flooded by competitors. As more folks begin to outfit their lives and homes with smart devices, automated lighting is becoming one of the fastest-growing segments in smart home automation. Automated lighting not only saves time and money, but it also provides a quick and easy gateway into the world of home automation.

Here is a list (in no particular order) of the best-reviewed smart home lighting systems and devices (that is, bulbs) out there so that you can simply come here when it’s time to shop.

A word of advice: Each of these bulbs has its own way of connecting to your network and allowing you to access and control it, but most are also compatible with one of the smart hubs that you can utilize to control devices from multiple manufacturers. If you have one of these smart hubs, check with its manufacturer to be sure your new bulbs are compatible with it.