How smart lighting can enhance your gaming environment/station

August 26, 2015

How smart lighting can enhance your gaming environment/station

Is there anything worse than playing a video game in poor light? Many gamers don't take light into consideration when they design their gaming stations. Nowadays, there are many "smart lighting" options on the market that can easily enhance your gaming station. Read on to learn more about how smart lighting can take your game to the next level:

1) Hued Bulbs Create Low Glare Light

Most gamers know that glare is one of the leading causes of eye strain. By reducing glare, gamers can reduce eye strain and increase focus without detracting from the game's lighting. Hued bulbs are a great way to provide low glare light for the gaming environment. These bulbs come in a variety of colors and are designed so that users can control brightness and depth of color. Additionally, hued lights can be mixed and matched for complimentary colors and cool effects.

2) Wireless Globes Can be Placed Anywhere

Many smart lighting systems come in the form of wireless globes that can be placed directly on your computer desk. These globes can be adjusted remotely for brighter or softer light and are much better than lamps at increasing screen clarity. Additionally, many of these globes can be purchased in various amber colors, which has been shown to cancel out blue light, relieve insomnia and treat over stimulation.

3) Remote Control Allows Flexibility

When you're gaming, the light outside doesn't wait. It's frustrating to get up repeatedly to adjust lights. Fortunately, smart lighting offers gamers a way to control the room's lighting much more precisely than traditional dimmer switches. With smart lighting, lights can be dimmed or brightened according to screen brightness and outdoor light. Some bulbs, such as the SmartFX Smart Bulb can even be synced to your smartphone, which offers maximum control and customization.

3) Programming Offers Efficiency

Most smart lighting systems can be programmed to turn on or off at set times. This allows gamers the freedom to turn the lights at their game stations on before they arrive home or to turn them off or down at a set point during the evening. This saves electricity and creates a more customizable gaming station.




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