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Hue Sensor Daylight Sensitivity

Actions » Home Automation » Philips Hue » Sensor » Hue Sensor Daylight Sensitivity 

The action Hue Sensor Daylight Sensitivity sets off the motion sensor based on the specified amount of light needed to turn on the lights.


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  1. Open the Home Automation node in the Workspace Explorer.
  2. Open the Philips Hue node.
  3. In the Sensor node, select the Hue Sensor Daylight Sensitivity action.

Parameters:

The action has the following input parameters:


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

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]
Sensor Name
The name of the motion sensor.

Allowed Context Scopes
 [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum]
Daylight Sensitivity
The percentage value of the daylight sensitivity.

Default Value: 50

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]

Results:

The action returns the following results:


name
description
Daylight Sensitivity
The set sensitivity value of the motion sensor.

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

Example 1 (Set daylight sensitivity base on the hour of the day):

This example displays the current Date/Time and gets the Hour of the day. If the retrieved Hour value is between 0600 to 1800 (24-hour format), the sensitivity of the sensor to the amount of light is set at 50%, otherwise it is set at 25%. A notice is then sent in Speech Output as a voice message.


See other Philips Hue Sensor operations: