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Hue Light Transition

Actions » Home Automation » Philips Hue » Light » Hue Light Transition 

The action Hue Light Transition sets the time needed to change from one color to another.

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  1. Open the Home Automation node in the Workspace Explorer.
  2. Open the Philips Hue node.
  3. In the Light node, select the Hue Light Transition action.


The action has the following input parameters:

name Description
Hue Bridge
The control center for all smart-home devices.

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]
Light Name
The name of the light.

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Result, Enum]
The transition time from one color to the next color in milliseconds [ms].

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]


The action returns the following results:

The set transition time from one color to the next color.

Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter]

Example 1 (Change a randomly generated light sequence):

This example turns on the light and creates a random hex color value for every loop. The color of the light changes after the given transition time and the hex value is sent as a voice message in Speech Output. A notice is then displayed when the loop sequence ends via Message Box.

See other Philips Hue Light operations: