SYLVANIA Smart Home Launches Apple HomeKit Integrated Hub Free Bulb

LEDVANCE continues to advance light by announcing the HomeKit-enabled SYLVANIA Smart Multicolor A19 bulb that can be easily controlled via Siri and Apple’s Home app without a separate hub. Installation is easy. All you need to do is screw in the Bluetooth-enabled bulb in your favorite lamp, sync it with the Home app, and start controlling your lights. The Home app allows users to control all HomeKit accessories in one place, including lights, temperature, locks, garage doors, scenes and more.
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Twist’s Smart LED Bulb that Plays Music and Lighting

Twist Home, a New York based company that set out to make the smart home simple, today announces the availability of the Twist Light, a biologically-correct LED light bulb that mimics the sun's natural patterns, and the Twist Speaker, the first AirPlay® controlled LED light bulb that also provides wireless audio. Twist is also pleased to be a launch partner of Thrive Global, a company founded by Arianna Huffington, whose mission is to end the epidemic of stress and burnout by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance both well-being and performance.
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TP-Link® Unveils Smart LED Bulb with More Than 16M Color Options for Home Lighting

TP-Link®, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, today announced the addition of the LB130 to its family of Smart Wi-Fi Bulbs, which includes the LB100, the LB110 and the LB120. All models are now available at online retailers nationwide and feature Amazon Alexa compatibility, no smart hub or bridge required.
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India LED Manufacturer Syska Launches Smart Bulbs

Indian LED manufacturer Syska launched a colorful smart LED bulb in the local market at a price of INR 1,999 (US $30.96), reported Techradar.
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Sengled Unveils Latest Smart Bulb Product: Element Touch

Sengled, a global innovator bringing bright new ideas to the lighting industry, announced its newest smart bulb product: the Element Touch. Element Touch is an LED bulb that can be controlled by the customer at the touch of a button, as well as wirelessly through an app or home controller. It recently became one of the connected home devices certified by Icontrol Networks, and certified as Works with SmartThings™, meaning Element Touch can interact with other devices in the Icontrol and SmartThings ecosystems. 
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LEDinside Commentary: Is MiPow’s Low Priced Smart Bulb Strategy Reasonable?

The LED industry has seen bulb prices nose-dive in recent years. When Walmart sold its 60W LED bulb two years ago for under $9, it was considered at the time an “aggressive pricing strategy.” But the same GE 60W LED bulb prices today has lost almost more than two thirds of its value, with three pack LED bulbs expecting to be sold for $3 each in August 2015. Over competition from Chinese manufacturers and the maturing technology has led to plunging prices in the LED bulb market, but has smart LED bulbs arrived to similar crossroads?
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Smart Lighting Market is Expected to Reach US $56.62B by 2020

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Smart Lighting Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020,” global smart lightning market was valued at US$  21 billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 15.9% from 2014 to 2020 to account for US$  56.62 billion in 2020.
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New LUXEON LED® with BIOS SkyBlue® Circadian technology eliminates barriers to better Human Centric Lighting Today, Human Centric Lighting (HCL) innovator BIOS, and global lighting solutions provider Lumileds®, have joined forces t... READ MORE

Topcon Technohouse Corporation (https://www.topcon-techno.co.jp/en/), optical measurement instrument manufacturer such as luminance meter, spectroradiometer proudly launched 2D spectroradiometer SR-5100 series (Fig.1) built in self-developed a... READ MORE