31 March 2014 – Introducing Philips Hue tap control: the world’s first kinetic-powered, web-enabled light switch

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, announces a world’s first:Philips Hue tap, a clever little switch which makes controlling your favorite hue light scenes even easier. Being kinetic-powered no batteries are needed.

Reinventing the light switch
Philips Hue tap control is as smart as the Philips Hue bulbs it controls, and just as easy to use. For moments when you prefer not to use your smart device to turn the lights on, such as when your phone is charging or the kids are playing with your tablet, simply tap! Also, you can extend your app into the physical world by putting your favorite scene creations from the Hue app or groups of lights onto the four buttons of Hue tap. Simply cycle to the one you want, in an instant.

For full press release read here.