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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.


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]


The action returns the following results:

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: