It’s been attainable to sync Hue lights with TV content material earlier than, however they’ve usually required canned gentle sequences particular to a given sport or present. The HDMI Sync Box is a way more common resolution, even when it would not have the exact moment-to-moment management of a script.
The box goes on sale October 15th for $230. You would possibly need to maintain off for those who’re an HDR fanatic, although. The Verge warned that the box solely helps HDR10 out of the box. If you need HDR10+ or Dolby Vision, you may have to depart these out of the loop. That’s not essentially a problem relying on your gear (the PS4 outputs in HDR10, for example) — it is simply one thing to contemplate earlier than you go all-out on a Hue setup which may require compromises.