The m!Qbe takes light control off your wall and into the palm of your hand.

New digital lighting control systems like the Hue and the Area lamp are able to take into account more aspects of lighting and more environmental metrics than any of their predecessors. It's an excellent way to micromanage your living and working environments, but what if you just want to have a little fun without the skeumorphic digital dials and levers?

m!Qbe, which works with the Hue system, is a lighting adjustment device that's so simple and enjoyable, the creators say, even their grandma could figure it out. Different aspects of a lighting system, like color tint and brightness, can be controlled just by leaving a different side of the cube facing up. The m!Qbe also has an accelerometer, so settings can be motion-activated.

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