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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2017-02-22

Philips Lighting: Empowering Cities with Connected Lighting & Case Sharing

At the 2017 Smart City Summit and Expo, held in Taipei, Taiwan, connected lighting is one important trend that cannot be overemphasized. Philips Lighting, the Dutch lighting giant, presented an integrated smart lighting solution to showcase its resolution to compete in this market.
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2016-10-03

GE Lighting Challenge Stimulates Next Generation of Connected Home LEDs

To propel the connected home forward, GE is not only relying on inventors within its own walls, but challenging the Maker community to share their best ideas. Nearly 1,000 makers, from college students to data scientists, submitted connected lighting ideas for the home as part of an open innovation challenge built by GE, Make: and Hackster. The winning ideas, which all incorporate responsive voice command capabilities, may be considered as part of GE's connected LED product line, C by GE, in the future.  
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2015-09-01

Philips Lighting CEO Speaks About Business Opportunities in India

Philips Lighting CEO Eric Rondolat recently met with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the biannual “key market visit” to discuss smart cities, smart lighting and solar lighting opportunities in Indian metropolitans, reported LiveMint.
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2014-11-07

AllSeen Alliance Expands Reach in Security, Smart Lighting, Networking

The AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Everything through an open source software project, today announced that nine new companies have joined the initiative -- dog hunter, FengLian, ForgeRock®, INSTEON, MobilityLab, NETGEAR, Organic Response, Quanta Computer and VeriSign, Inc. With the addition of these new members the Alliance totals 80 companies and 12 sponsored members.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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