2018-02-12

Zumtobel Group at Light + Building 2018 Focus on Services and Connected Lighting

By focusing on connected lighting solutions and the most comprehensive service offer in the lighting industry, the Zumtobel Group strengthens its position as a service-oriented company and strong partner for its customers. 
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2018-02-07

Philips Lighting, Cisco Deploy Commercial Power-over-Ethernet Connected Lighting for Smart Offices

Philips Lighting have installed the first Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) connected lighting system in the Nordics, using Cisco network technology. 
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2018-02-02

Philips Lighting reports 0.5% full year comparable sales growth, 10% operational profitability and EUR 403 million free cash flow

Philips Lighting just announced the company's fourth quarter and full year results 2017. "In line with our objectives, Philips Lighting returned to comparable sales growth in 2017 driven by the growth of LED and connected lighting Systems & Services, which demonstrates the successful execution of our strategy," said CEO Eric Rondolat.
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2018-02-02

Philips Lighting CEO on US Lighting Market after the World Economic Forum 2018

Eric Rondolat, CEO of Philips Lighting, talked briefly about the lighting market in the US during an interview with CNBC.
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2018-02-01

Klaasen Lighting Design Partners with Gooee as IoT Changes the Way Lighting Projects Are Specified

International Lighting-Design company Klaasen Lighting Design (KLD), which has offices in Singapore, Perth, Shanghai and Jakarta, has entered into a partnership agreement with US based data platform provider Gooee.
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2018-02-01

OPTIS Unveils Light Simulation Software Aimed at Lighting Industry

OPTIS, an established software vendor for scientific simulation of light, human vision and physically correct visualization, announces it will debut its SPEOS solution dedicated to the lighting industry, SPEOS Lighting for SOLIDWORKS, at SOLIDWORKS World 2018.
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2018-01-25

Mobile Apps from Acuity Controls Offer Quick and Easy Lighting Configuration and Control

Acuity Brands announced the availability of mobile apps to help make start-up and programming of lighting control networks and sensors from Acuity Brands easier and quicker. Now electrical contractors and other validated users can have the capability to set up and manage indoor lighting controls via their iPhone and Android mobile devices. 
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2018-01-22

Philips Lighting Expands Friends of Hue Program to Include Four North American Home Lighting Manufacturers

Philips Lighting is expanding its Friends of Hue program to include several leading North American LED lighting luminaire manufacturers: Access Lighting, Craftmade, ELK and ET2. The Friends of Hue partnership unites decorative lighting design with all the benefits of Philips Hue, enabling consumers to enjoy a greater choice of luminaires to enhance the look of their homes. Products by the respective partners are expected to launch in North America in Q1 and Q2 2018.
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2018-01-18

Ketra Introduces its LED Lighting Integrated with Amazon Alexa and Google Home

Ketra, a LED lighting manufacturer with the highest quality, most accurate Natural Light, has announced its capability to integrate with Amazon Alexa and plans to integrate with Google Home in February. The news builds on Ketra's recent announcement of integration capability with Crestron and Lutron control systems, making it the first architectural-grade lighting system complete with lamps, controls, and software to enter the smart home market.
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2018-01-11

LEDVANCE Introduces World’s First Bluetooth Mesh Qualified LED Products

LEDVANCE has developed the world’s first LED lighting products that are Bluetooth mesh qualified - the SYLVANIA SMART+ Bluetooth Full Color LED A19 Bulb, Indoor Full Color LED Flex Strip, Soft White Filament LED A19 Bulb and Soft White LED A19 Bulb.
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2018-01-10

Dutch Lighting Brand Interlight Joins Gooee’s Platinum Innovation Partnership Programme

Interlight is the third lighting manufacturer to sign up to the Gooee Platinum Innovation Partner programme. This IoT development partnership enables Interlight full and priority access to the Gooee platform for non-commercial use, dedicated support, access to Beta hardware and full use of the Gooee’s IoT Test Lab for long-term testing.
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2017-12-07

Gooee Enters Canada by Solidifying IoT Lighting Partnership with Stanpro Lighting Systems

Smart lighting start-up Gooee has extended its North American reach to Canada by partnering with Stanpro Lighting Systems, a lighting manufacturer for the Canadian market located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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2017-12-05

Deltavation Selects Gooee as Data Store & Analytics Platform

Following Gooee’s European launch at LuxLive 2017 in November 2017, the Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider and Deltavation announce a partnership that sees Gooee’s data store and analytics platform being integrated into Deltavation’s LED lamp-based linear, lighting, sensing and control systems.
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2017-11-17

IoT Pioneer Gooee Launches in Europe

Gooee, the ‘data brain’ for building activity, officially launched its ‘full stack’ ecosystem amongst its lighting and technology partners today at one of Europe’s largest lighting events.
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2017-11-16

CIMCON Lighting Launches Revolutionary NearSky Platform for Smart Cities

CIMCON Lighting announced the launch of its NearSky platform that brings the "Internet of Outdoor Things" within a city's reach by enabling a myriad of devices, sensors, and applications across a broad range of citywide and smart grid networks to further realize the vision of a true Smart City.
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2017-11-10

DOE Publishes Report on Connected Lighting System Interoperability

The U.S. Department of Energy has just completed the first study in a series on connected lighting system (CLS) interoperability. The main goal of the series is to discern and document the current state of CLS interoperability at this early stage, with its landscape of multiple vendors, technologies, and business models. 
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2017-10-17

Hubbell Control Solutions Expands NX Distributed Intelligence™ Lighting Control Platform NX – Next Generation Intelligent Lighting Controls

Hubbell Control Solutions announced today the expansion of its distributed lighting control platform for commercial and industrial facilities, NX Distributed Intelligence™. This expansion focuses on adding wired and wireless luminaire-based control options to Hubbell’s successful NX lighting control platform. It represents Hubbell’s commitment to developing flexible solutions designed to address the evolving needs of customers and facilitating building efficiency and occupant wellbeing.
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2017-10-12

Eaton to Highlight Connected Lighting Benefits at ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Stakeholder Meeting

Eaton’s Bill Johnson will be speaking on behalf of Eaton at the ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Stakeholder Meeting on October 23-25 in Chicago. The ENERGY STAR meetings provide an opportunity to discuss program initiatives, product specifications and other outreach activities. In addition, these meetings allow ENERGY STAR partners to network and develop relationships to promote ENERGY STAR.
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2017-10-03

Sleek by Design and Connectable, New Philips SlimBlend Luminaires Invigorate Offices, Shops and Hotels

Philips Lighting announced the availability of the new Philips SlimBlend LED luminaire, which meets the trend in offices and other commercial buildings for compact, energy-efficient lighting to suit high ceilings. CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBG), the commercial real estate services and investment company, is the first to install the new connect-ready LED luminaires, with its sleek and futureproof lighting design, in its managed office in Madrid.
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2017-09-12

Acuity Brands, Silver Spring Join Hands to Enable Smart Street Lighting and IoT Infrastructure

Acuity Brands, Inc. announced its Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. subsidiary has selected Silver Spring Networks, Inc. as a technology and channel partner for its smart street light and smart city solutions. Acuity Brands has developed and will market its DTL® DSN intelligent photocontrol, which will operate on a wireless network platform managed by Silver Spring Networks. The solution offers municipalities and utility companies enhanced functionality and adaptive control of their LED street lighting systems.
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2017-06-09

Western Norway Gets Connected LED Street Lighting from Philips Lighting for ‘Smart City’ Initiative

Philips Lighting announced that 11 municipalities in southern Rogaland in Western Norway will be transformed into smart municipalities over the next two years. Over 18,000 connected Philips LED street lights will be installed and controlled remotely using the Philips CityTouch lighting management system. The combination of LED luminaires and remote monitoring and control will transform the management of lighting across the municipalities, enabling energy and operational savings.
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2017-06-01

IR-TEC Introduces Simpler and Smarter Wireless Lighting Control Solution

IR-TEC, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of sensor and control solutions for energy efficient lighting, introduces OS-NET, a simpler and smarter wireless lighting control solution to the global lighting industry.  
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2017-06-01

LpS 2017 Returns for Its 7th Year this September

The symbiosis of LED/OLED lighting and modern technology has led to new technical system architectures that will alter the light market, forever. For the next generations of lighting concepts to succeed a holistic approach between technology and the system is required, but how? The associated interdisciplinary developments require comprehensive knowledge of applications, designs and technologies in order to meet their potential.
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2017-05-09

Eaton Showcases Complete Offering of Connected Lighting Solutions at LIGHTFAIR 2017

Power management company Eaton will highlight its comprehensive offering of connected lighting technologies and solutions at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017, booth 1101, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 9 to 11. Providing simplified methods for connecting buildings, communities and homes, Eaton’s wired, wireless and low-voltage solutions enable customers to easily power, light, and connect their spaces by uncomplicating connected lighting.
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2017-05-08

Silvair Partners with Nordic to Deliver a Complete Bluetooth Mesh Stack for Professional Lighting Applications

Silvair, a pioneer in Bluetooth-based smart lighting technologies for commercial applications, announced a partnership with Nordic Semiconductor, a world-leading provider of ultra low power wireless connectivity chips. The company has selected Nordic’s nRF52832 system-on-chip (SoC) as the most suitable platform for its Bluetooth Mesh stack which is expected to be the first commercially available qualified implementation of the upcoming Bluetooth Mesh specification.
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2017-05-03

Philips Lighting Launches New Wireless Connected Office Lighting System

Philips Lighting recently launched a new wireless connected lighting system aimed at today’s global office lighting systems market worth more than $5 billion1. The Philips InterAct Office system enables building managers to reduce energy use by up to 70 percent, optimize operations and create a more comfortable environment without major office renovation. Available first in the US, it targets the 15 billion square feet market for existing offices in North America2. The system, with lamps and luminaires equipped with sensors, is installed and operated by Philips Lighting as a managed service, dispensing with the need for customers to make upfront capital investments. 
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2017-03-24

Dutch Island Adopts Connected Street Lighting that Is Friendly to Migrating Birds

Philips Lighting has announced a connected LED street lighting project with a difference. The lighting company will equip the picturesque island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, with energy efficient LED street lighting and Philips ClearSky, a light spectrum specially designed to be friendly to migrating birds.
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2017-03-23

DOE Publishes Report on the Energy Reporting Capability of PoE Connected Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the first part of a study to explore the energy reporting capability of commercially marketed Power over Ethernet (PoE) connected lighting systems. 
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2017-03-03

Eaton and Enlighted Deliver Connected Lighting for Smart Commercial and Industrial Buildings

Power management company Eaton announced a collaboration with Internet of Things (IoT) leader Enlighted to accelerate the deployment of advanced sensory networks in commercial and industrial buildings. 
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2017-03-02

Leedarson Launches Smart Bulb with Superior Colors and the Broadest Line of Functional White Light

Leedarson, a lighting specialist and ODM of energy efficient bulbs, recently set out to design an LED connected bulb that performs as well or better than the leading smart bulb but is available for a more affordable price. 
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