The Daylight lighting feature simulates outdoor lighting cycle indoors in color and temperature bulbs.

Daylight is a part of the Biophilia movement is to make indoor spaces healthier by simulating the sun's cycles of temperature and brightness throughout the day, to stimulate the hormones in our bodies that aid waking, activity and concentration, and winding down, promoting relaxation and sleep.
• Customers and installers wanted an easy, simplified customer-facing view.
• Installers want extra features for customization on the back-end.

1- Research and Product Discovery: 
Researching Lighting Science: Learning about the science behind circadian lighting for wellness, and how it affects the hormones in the body that prompt awakeness, alertness, relaxation, and tiredness. Collaborate with Product Manager to refine use cases.
Panel discussions with lighting designers: Understanding needs of lighting clients, 
Quantitative interviews: Home-owners, and lighting installers as we explored features customers want
2-  User Testing and Design Refinement:
• Unmoderated user-testing for task completion, comprehension, and design UI preference. 
• Design iteration and re-testing to refine naming, wording, and layout.

Entry Popover - Introducing the New Feature
User testing validated comprehension of the "Daylight" title, the image, and the feature description for comprehension of the feature.
Use Case 1: Daylight Cycle - Follow the Sun
Have your lights follow the natural sun cycle (based on your geolocation), set it, and forget it.
Leave the house, interrupt the cycle, or turn off the light, and it will return to its place in the cycle after you cycle it back on. 
Use Case 2: Daylight Cycle - Extended Day

Extend your days. Imagine the long dark nights of the high northern or southern hemispheres. 
Home-owners can personalize their times to have natural cycles of long summer days indoors. (So cool!) 
Daylight Setting
​​​​​​​Follow the sun based on your geolocation, or set your own time.
Customize which lights are included in the Daylight Cycle 
Lighting Page - showing a light in an active daylight cycle 
(automatically adjusting throughout the day in brightness and temperature)
Multiple Daylights Programs are an Extension of Daylight:
Smart home lighting and schedules need to reflect the flexible nature of the people living within it, and allow for personalization. 
Lighting schedules are expected to change seasonally.

Setting multiple Daylight Zones accommodates different schedules: Office / Work-from-home, Kid's or Elderly Schedules, and Night Owls.