2018-08-16

Automate Lighting Control for Energy Saving: Solutions Provided by Osram and GE

The Internet of Thing (IoT) has enabled a connected system to control and monitor lighting for optimizing environments while saving energy. Lighting giants Osram and GE have developed solutions for LED lighting applications in various fields. 
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2018-08-03

Signify Provides Lighting Management System to Make Hotels Smarter

Signify launched its “interact Hospitality” system which provides smart management and services to hotels and guests. Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore has become the first hotel to commercially implement the system and to provide smart services to its guests.
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2018-05-17

Enlighted Launches 5th-Generation IoT Sensor for Brilliant Buildings

Enlighted, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, continues to drive innovation with its 5th-generation smart sensor. Engineered with insight from installations in more than 200 million square feet of buildings that have collected 10’s of terabytes of data, it is the most powerful and smallest sensor Enlighted has developed. Featuring a 32-bit ARM® processor with enhanced processing and memory capacity, it offers out of the box future-proofing with unparalleled levels of upgradability. It is the first IoT-Ready™ Profile 1 compliant IoT sensor on the market.
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2018-05-11

LG Next-Generation Smart Lighting Solutions Make Commercial Installation, Connectivity Easier

LED lighting technology specialist LG Electronics has unveiled next-generation smart lighting advancements with greater flexibility and connectivity options. The super-efficient new LG "Simple Choice" LED high bay lights and LG "Sensor Connect" application were introduced at LIGHTFAIR International 2018.
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2018-05-11

Smart Home Lighting Gets Smarter with Major Philips Hue App Update

Philips Lighting will roll out a major update to its Philips Hue app for iOS and Android-based devices this month. Consumers will enjoy new features as well as enhancements of existing app capabilities, so they can easily and quickly personalize and control the Philips Hue lighting system for the home.
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2018-05-10

Tuya Smart Launches U.S. Sales, R&D Office to Facilitate Smart Device Production

Tuya Smart, a China-based global AI/IoT platform company, is expanding its business with the opening of a U.S. sales and R&D office in Silicon Valley. The company is bringing its one-stop shop solution to device manufacturers so that any standard ‘dumb’ device can be transformed into a smart one, ready for production in less than two weeks.
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2018-05-08

WiZ Connected Adds New 10 North American Companies to OEM Partner Program

The WiZ Connected program launched in March allowing OEM partners to integrating the WiZ Connected Controller into their LED driver, to offer their customers full control of their lighting experience through WiFi connectivity and Bluetooth Low Energy capability via the world-class Android and iOS WiZ consumer and WiZ Pro apps, and through cloud web services for greater interoperability and scalability together with flexible multi-user control capability.
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2018-05-08

Bridgelux Delivers Connected Lighting Solutions

Delivering LED industry transformation for over 15 years, Bridgelux is taking bold new steps to address customer requests for human centric lighting and connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) by expanding its industry presence and product portfolio.
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2018-05-03

Silvair Announces New Partners and Expands the Range of Interoperable Lighting Components Based on the Qualified Bluetooth Mesh

Silvair announces that together with its partners it will be extending the range of lighting products supported by Silvair’s technology. An ecosystem of interoperable products unified by the Bluetooth mesh standard is, therefore, expanding to redefine the smart lighting experience in commercial spaces.
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2018-04-30

ITRI Demonstrates Consumer-oriented Human Centric and Smart Lighting Applications

At TILS 2018, ITRI showcased applications including flexible OLED technology, an Energy Dome, and smart LED lighting able to detect failures. These applications offer insight into a next-generation lighting environment and highlight innovative LED and OLED technologies.
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2018-04-28

Nokia Bell Labs and Osram Co-Develop An Indoor Radio Network Solution in Ceiling Luminaires

Nokia Bell Labs and Osram have teamed up to create the foundation of affordable, high-performance indoor radio networks. In a joint initiative the network specialist and the lighting company have been exploring how ceiling luminaires can be used to create a tightly integrated interior radio network with 5G capabilities. “Our office and industrial luminaires are already networked for remote control,” said Thorsten Müller, Head of Innovation at Osram. “In this R&D project, we equipped them with special broadband radio modules, allowing mobile devices like cell phones and laptops to connect to the luminaire network and transmit data.”
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2018-04-24

[TILS 2018] APD Group to Launch Latest LED Lighting Solutions in Light of Smart Lighting Potential

With the increasing trend of integration of smart cities, smart homes and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, governments in particular have taken the lead in promoting smart lighting projects in many cities, which have the advantages of energy saving, convenience, and easy control, making the demand for smart lighting grow rapidly. 
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2018-04-18

LED Expo Thailand 2018: Connect Your World of LED with iLight Connect

April 2018- LED Expo Thailand is gearing up for its new edition on LED technology, products & lighting. Organised jointly by MEX Exhibition Pvt. Ltd. and IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., the Expo is scheduled from 10-12 May 2018 in Bangkok. The participants would get the opportunity to attend International LED Summit, which the organisers have decided to take to the next level with iLight Connect.
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2018-04-18

Skyscrapers in Chinese City Become Giant Works of Art with Smart City Lighting

Philips Lighting has completed a large-scale project that uses connected LED architectural lighting to illuminate the facades of 37 buildings, along a 9.2 km stretch of road in the city center of Ningbo, China. The project, one of the largest of its kind, is aimed at boosting the city’s cultural heritage and tourism, as well as stimulating commercial activities in the city center. It also illustrates the company’s position as the lighting company for the Internet of Things.
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2018-04-17

Smart Appliances for your Smart Home

With today’s technology, every homeowner wants the best appliances, and gadgets. But, in a world where being on-the-go meets being environmentally-friendly, we often have to think about new ways to update our house. Whether it’s finding ways to save water, going green with our lighting, wireless communication, or other issues, today’s smart homes have a lot more to offer than you think.
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2018-04-13

5 Tips for Choosing a Smart Lighting IoT Platform

Smart lighting is playing a pivotal role in unlocking the power of the IoT and smart building applications beyond lighting. An intelligent, sensor-laden lighting system can form the central nervous system of a building, enabling smart lighting and other current and future IoT applications.
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2018-04-12

TILS 2018 Themed on Smart Lighting and Innovative Technology

The 2018 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2018) will be held at Hall 1, Taipei World Trade Center(TWTC) from April 25th -28th this year. An estimated 150 domestic and foreign companies will participate in the exhibition and use more than 500 booths. The exhibition is expected to attract 12,000 visitors and it is the largest and most influential annual professional exhibition of domestic lighting and LED industries.
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Lighting Marches into the Era of IoT

Connectivity technologies and networking systems grow hand in hand with smart lighting. Bluetooth mesh networking, Wi-Fi, and other IoT technologies become a major smart lighting driver. The Asian Lighting Forum 2018 gathered experts and industry professionals to discuss the daily-life applications of smart lighting, connected systems and IoT.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Smart Lighting Takes the Spotlight

After years of cross-line efforts from lighting, communication, and platform vendors, smart lighting has finally burgeoned, as shown by the exhibits at the 2018 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (spring edition). 
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Skipping Red-Ocean Competition via Innovation and Change

With the biennial Frankfurt Light + Building Fair just closing, the number of exhibitors at 2018 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring edition), held from April 6-9th, was much lower than last year, but many major lighting firms still set up booths at the fair to display their star products, such as T5 and T8 LED tubes by Forest Lighting, ceiling light and panel light by TCL Lighting, and filament lamp by Sky-Lighting. Some exhibitors displayed products targeting niche markets, underscoring their attempt to skip red-ocean competition amid the increasingly saturated lighting market.
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2018-04-10

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Upscaling the Show with Four New Zones

The 10th edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) was held from 6-9 April by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). With more than 1,350 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions expected to take part this year, the fair included new participants from Canada, India, Macau and Malaysia. In line with trends in the lighting industry, four new thematic zones were launched this year to maximize business opportunities, namely Horticultural Lighting, Residential Lighting, Technical Lighting and Urban & Architectural Lighting.
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2018-04-10

The Basics: What You Need to Know About Smart Lighting Networks

Selecting a smart lighting system can be daunting partly because you need to have a basic understanding of networking. How will the luminaires, sensors and controls connect and reliably communicate with each other on your smart lighting network?
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2018-04-09

What is the Connection between Smart Lighting and IoT?

The term ‘Internet of Things’ is a growing topic of conversation. What exactly is the Internet of Things (IoT) and what does smart lighting have to do with it?
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2018-04-09

GILE 2018: the "THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes" Sharing Programme Launches with Insights from the Industry Welcomed

The global lighting and LED industry is gearing up for one of their key trade fairs of the year in China. Industry peers converge on Guangzhou each year to do business, learn more about new market trends, and to look for inspiration to make the next breakthroughs in lighting technology and design. The 23rd edition of Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition returns from 9 ‒ 12 June 2018 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China. With more than 2,600 exhibitors from around the world already confirmed to join, this year’s fair promises to be one of the largest editions to date.
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2018-04-02

Light + Building 2018: LEDVANCE presents itself as an all-round LED lighting company

We have seen at the trade show major lighting brands announce their determination to transition away from LED lighting companies to software-oriented IoT Solution providers. Companies in the lighting industry admitted their profits have been affected by severe price wars in the market and have tried to develop new business opportunities. However, in comparison, LEDVANCE chooses to not only keep but even expand its focus on general lighting as a globally active, full-scale LED lighting company.
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2018-03-28

University Goes to the Top of the Class with New Connected Lighting Technology

Students attending Dubai’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) need never flick a light switch or search for a tutorial or classroom again. Philips Lighting has equipped the university with state-of the-art connected LED lighting controlled by its Interact Office system. The technology enables faculty staff to control and personalize light settings using a smartphone app, while students can be guided to rooms using lighting-based indoor positioning technology. Such innovations bring to life Philips Lighting’s strategy to deliver new capabilities as value expands from lighting products to software and services.
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2018-03-21

Light + Building 2018: Philips Lighting Announces New Name While Osram Demonstrates IoT Capabilities

Light and Building 2018, one of the largest trade shows in Europe, gathers over 2,700 exhibitors and their advanced lighting and building automation technologies in Frankfurt. Those technologies reflect the highly dynamic nature of the sector and the rising demand for smart life and efficient energy management around the world. In particular, one of the most exciting things must be to learn what major companies announce and showcase at the fair. Here, LEDinside sees a trend that big lighting companies are now transforming themselves from lamp suppliers to IoT solution and service providers.
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2018-03-20

Global Smart Lighting Market Will Escalate, Reaching a Value of US$13.4 Billion in 2020, Says LEDinside

Smart lighting has been developed for years, but products and applications are not really used widely. In 2017, however, smart lighting has begun to escalate with diversification of products, continuous improvements of technology, maturing ecosystem of industry chain, and active promotion of manufacturers. According to the latest data of LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the global smart lighting market reached a value close to US$4.6 billion in 2017 with an annual growth rate of 95%. The market size is expected to reach US$13.4 billion in 2020. Read more at https://press.trendforce.com/press/20180320-3078.html#GogpHqGqEKOZDt2W.99
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2018-03-18

Light + Building 2018: Start to Build a Human-Light Relationship

Light + Building 2018, the largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology in Europe, officially begins on March 18. For the next six days, 18-23 March, exhibitors at the show will showcase their state-of-the-art products and technologies, whether they are for lighting, communication, building automation, or automotive applications.
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2018-03-16

Philips Lighting Will Change Its Name to Signify

Philips Lighting finally made an announcement about the name change. It intends to change its name from Philips Lighting to Signify. The choice of the new company name originates from the fact that light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning.
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Some homeowners, commercial systems managers and outdoor lighting management companies have looked warily at smart lighting, in light of its being seen as a major departure from what was required for lighting control in the past. They need not... READ MORE

For the LED driver product line, wide AC voltage input range (180 ~ 528VAC) HVGC family, MEAN WELL now launches HVGC-650 series to offer more choices of high power products.

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