Connecticut Town Installs Wi-Fi Enabled LED Streetlights

Plainville, a town located in Connecticut, U.S. is installing hundreds of LED streetlights with some featuring advanced connectivity technology, reported NBC Universal.
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LEDs Fuel Ultra-accurate Indoor GPS System

An indoor positioning system that uses LED lighting to pinpoint location is being developed for use in the retail industry.
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III: Connectivity Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Smart LED Lighting Applications

Cost effective communication solutions are important for long range smart streetlight applications to make it acceptable to potential clients, said Gary Tsai, R&D Director, Institute for Information Industry (III) at LEDforum 2014 last Friday at Taipei, Taiwan.
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Australia to Launch a LED Bulb Connected by Wi-Fi

It is reported that an Australian venture company called LIFX plans to launch a LED bulb connected by Wi-Fi in this year. This LED bulb connected by Wi-Fi can be controlled via smart phone applications; each bulb is a computer running open source Contiki operating system. A set of bulbs forms a wireless mesh network (wireless mesh network: the core guiding principle of Mesh is to allow all nodes in the network to send and receive signals), and connects with the Wi-Fi signal from outside world. The creative inspiration of "smart" bulb comes from a conv...
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San Francisco to Use Wi-Fi Tech to Control LED Streetlights

Three San Francisco neighborhoods will test energy-saving streetlights and wireless systems controlling in 2013, and ultimately the technology could be used to control all 18,500 city-owned lamps and other devices such as traffic signals and surveillance cameras. Eight companies have been selected under a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission  pilot program, and they will each receive a $15,000 stipend to demonstrate what their wireless streetlight systems can do. The technology will be tested in the Sunset, Presidio Heights and downtown neighborhoods. If all goe...
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE