2015-12-08

Osram Sylvania Launches New Wireless Area Lighting Controller for Direct Sensor Connection

Lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA is expanding the capabilities of the ENCELIUM® Energy Management System (EMS) with the new wireless Area Lighting Controller (WALC) which allows a group of lighting devices to communicate via a wireless mesh network based on ZigBee® standards. The WALC connects groups of 0-10V dimmable luminaires for group dimming or switching applications. The sensor terminal block allows direct connection of dual tech sensors or other low voltage sensors to the wireless network for battery elimination or additional functionality.
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2015-08-13

Experts Find Serious Security Flaws in ZigBee Connected Devices

Philips Hue LED bulbs and other smart home devices that incorporate ZigBee wireless standards are vulnerable to hacking, according to recent findings by IT firm Cognosec.
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2015-05-08

NXP and Xiaomi Partner Up in Developing Smart Home Applications

NXP Semiconductors announced a partnership with Xiaomi, a global leader in wireless connectivity and security solutions. The agreement will see NXP provide its latest innovative low power wireless connectivity solution for the new Xiaomi Smart Home Suite.
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2015-05-07

LuxiTune’s Color-tunable LED with ZigBee for Smart Lighting

On Booth 983 at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI 2015), LED Engin, Inc. extends its LuxiTune™ LED product family by integrating ZigBee connectivity. LZ9 LuxiTune is the first CCT tunable and warm dimmable source enabling independent color and brightness control offered for compact track light heads.
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2014-11-19

DEKRA Offers ZigBee Service

DEKRA, a leading global provider of auditing and certification services, has entered into a cooperation agreement with TRaC Global, a Zigbee Alliance Certified test laboratory in the United Kingdom. The new partnership will enable DEKRA to call on TRaC Global for ZigBee certification purposes, while TRaC Global will be able to extend its testing services in the field of electrical safety via DEKRA.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE