ZigBee Alliance Responds to Philips Hue Bulb Hack Reports

The ZigBee Alliance is in continuous communication with its member companies to develop and maintain its suite of market-relevant standards for the IoT. The Alliance is aware of the issues raised in the Weizmann Institute / Dalhousie University report referenced in multiple press articles this week.
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Philips Lighting Forms Smart Lighting Partnership with Huawei

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, and Huawei Technologies have signed a partnership agreement to ensure the seamless interoperability of the Philips Hue connected lighting system for the home with Huawei’s OceanConnect Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Under the agreement, Huawei will become a ‘Friends of Hue’ partner and Philips Lighting an OceanConnect partner, so that customers using Huawei’s IoT platform will be able to offer their end users a certified user experience with full control of Philips Hue lighting.
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BeON Places Security and Safety Lighting at the Tip of Your Finger

BeON Home, creator of the first home protection system that provides preventative security, safety and emergency lighting, released a key fob accessory to make home protection activation even simpler and more intuitive. Drawing on the company's extensive design experience, the new BeON key fob allows users of all ages to instantly activate the BeON system without the need for a smart phone or tablet.
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EU Recalls Smart Lighting Product and LED Flood Light Manufactured in China

France and UK recently sent recall notifications to the EU The Rapid Alert System for Non-food Dangerous Products (RAPEX) for LED luminaire products made in China, due to electric shock risks.
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GE Lighting C Sleep Smart Bulbs Hit Markets

Last October, GE announced it was planning to launch C by GE smart LED bulbs especially designed to be in sync with the human circadian rhythm in 2016. One of the long awaited bulbs has finally made its way onto the market.
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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

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.