Brilliant News


Brilliant is King of the Smart Home

"The concept behind tech start-up Brilliant is therefore—excuse me here—brilliant. It takes control of your smart house out of your pocket...with a panel that anyone can use"

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The Next Web

Review: Brilliant’s smart home controllers are the antidote for smart-speaker hell

I’ll be upfront and say Brilliant’s smart home controllers are, well, brilliant. The company’s right when it insists they aren’t smart light switches – they turn your lights on and off, but that’s not the point.

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Excellent rating for a product that will 'help make your smart home even smarter'

"The Brilliant Control is a versatile light switch controller with built-in Amazon Alexa functionality that connects to your lights, music, and lots of other smart home devices."

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Brilliant is a bright contender in the battle of the smart switch

"Just because Brilliant can control a wide variety of devices, that doesn't mean its interface is fussy or complicated. On the contrary, the default controls give you immediate access to what you most likely will want to do at the switch."

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Streamline all your smart devices with one plug-in system

"It comes with a lot of helpful features... but its real appeal lies in its ability to streamline the smart home eco system, which can be complicated when you've got a lot of separate devices on the go, and its ridiculously simple installation process makes things even easier."

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This smart light switch is also an Amazon Alexa smart home hub

"All products are welcome: Brilliant works with Sonos, Ring, Nest, and Hue, among countless IoT devices. By integrating all of your smart home services into your wall, the company claims they are "realizing the vision of 'ambient computing.'"

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Brilliant’s Control is poised to become a main control hub for smart home devices

"Brilliant has ticked the boxes on most of the recognizable household names, including Nest, Sonos, Philips Hue, Ring, SmartThings, Wink bulbs, Honeywell and some security systems."

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the ambient

Brilliant won't make you choose between voice and screens for smart home controls

Brilliant is much more than a light switch with Alexa baked-in. It's a smart home hub, with an already impressive list of compatibilities, that is just ridiculously stylish next to the competition.

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Digital Journal

Audio IoT? Video is set to dominate: Interview

"...the vision at Brilliant is to bring unity to the home. We are removing the strain of interacting with all of the smart home devices that increasingly are in your home."

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The Wall Street Journal

Brilliant Lights Up $21 Million for Smart Home Device

Brilliant plans to use the funding to boost its efforts in engineering, operations, marketing and sales.

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Brilliant Control could be the most exciting thing to happen to light switches since the dimmer

"Every smart home owner will want to install this in their house."

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Let Brilliant's ambitious light switch take charge of your smart home

"Brilliant goes beyond competitors like Belkin and Lutron by adding the option to control a lot of other smart home gear."

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Brilliant Control Is a Touch-Screen Light Switch for Smart Homes

"Touch-screen controls have generally been limited to expensive custom installations, while the Brilliant Control can be easily installed like a light switch."

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Ditch the light switch: Brilliant is an affordable, all-in-one Alexa home hub

"The Brilliant a win for simplicity.

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Aaron Emigh On Launch Of Brilliant's Smart Home System

"You can talk to Amazon Alexa from anywhere in your house, which is something you can't do with Echo."

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The Verge

Do you feel like you need to upgrade your light switches to touchscreens?

"You can talk to Amazon Alexa from anywhere in your house, which is something you can't do with Echo."

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Brilliant uses voice and touch commands to control your smart home

"A smart lighting solution that gives anyone in the house the ability to access music, climate control, and other 1on smart home devices with just a simple touch or voice command."

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Digital Trends

You don’t need a phone to manage your smart home if you have Brilliant Control

"Put down your mobile phone and clear your throat - your voice is about to be heard."

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Slash Gear

Hands-on with Brilliant’s aptly-named smart home Control panels

"Brilliant, and cheap in comparison to other options that demand custom installers and cost tens of thousands of dollars."

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Techgage’s Best of CES 2018 Awards

"It takes the best of smart home device features and puts them into an easy-to-use package."

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Press Releases

May 30, 2019

Brilliant Launches National Builder Program

January 8, 2019

Brilliant Announces Apple HomeKit Integration

October 25, 2018

Brilliant Expands Product Integrations to Support August Home, Grows Executive Leadership to Fuel Growth

September 6, 2018

Brilliant Debuts Breakthrough in Smart Home Experience

October 11, 2017

Brilliant Raises $21 Million Series A To Bring Smart Home Automation To Everyone

February 8, 2017

Brilliant Introduces Smart Home Control For Everyone