The best smart homes are those where all the components work together and anticipate your needs. There is no use having a smart light that stays on all day because it thinks you are home when you are not. Soon, August and Yale locks will solve this very problem.
To take advantage of the new integration, either a Yale or August Smart Lock must be installed and connected to your Wi-Fi network, and Philips Hue lights must be connected to the Philips Hue bridge. If you are using a lock or lights that only communicate via bluetooth it will not work.
You can share access to your locks and include the light integrations. When a guest arrives, they don’t have to look for a light switch. And when you leave the house, your Philips Hue lights can simulate the light activity to give the impression that the apartment is not empty.
The integration will be available later this month and is a free update.